Marketplace at Ardmore Sets Sale Records

our-hot-chicOur Hot Chic was one of the W.T. Waggoner Estate’s highest-selling mares. • Courtesy of the Marketplace at ArdmoreOn April 23, the Marketplace at Ardmore, a performance horse sale, set records for a sale average and attendance. The largest crowd in its 24-year-history, representing just about every state in the U.S., gathered in the Hardy Murphy Coliseum to watch 150 horses go through the sale ring.


$170,000 Broodmare Tops NCHA Super Stakes Sale

miss-reycineMiss Reycine • Photo by Jim Arnold/Western BloodstockThe catalog was slim, but the results were striking at Western Bloodstock’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Sale, with gross sales of $731,200 and a record-breaking average of $19,762, on Saturday, April 16, during the NCHA Super Stakes in Fort Worth, Texas. Miss Reycine, dam of 2013 NCHA Non-Pro Horse of the Year Reyzin, was the sale’s highest seller at $170,000.


Triangle Spring Sale Shows Continued Growth in Average

redman-gbRedman GB was the $41,000 highest seller at the Triangle Spring Sale. • Courtesy of Triangle SalesThe 2016 Triangle Spring Horse Sale, held March 18-19 at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma, concluded with strong sales to wrap a successful first round of restructured sale dates for the venue. The total sale averaged $5,750, with an 82 percent sales completion, which continued a steady gain for Triangle Sales’ total sale averages.


W.T. Waggoner Estate Horse Division to hold Total Reduction Sale

Waggoner-cowboys-webThe W.T. Waggoner Estate Horse Division will hold a Total Reduction Sale on April 23. • Photo courtesy of The Marketplace at ArdmoreOn March 29, Susie Reed, sale manager of The Marketplace at Ardmore, announced that the W.T. Waggoner Estate will hold its Horse Division’s Total Reduction Sale as a special session during the April 23 sale in Ardmore, Oklahoma, at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum.


Inaugural Winter Premier Sale Posts Solid Results

shinerscrownjewelWinter Premier Sale highest seller Shiners Crown Jewel • Courtesy of The Sale CompanyThe inaugural Winter Premier Sale, held at Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, was deemed a great success by The Sale Company, which managed the new event. Held on Feb. 20 prior to the finals of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) World's Greatest Horseman competition, the sale posted a healthy average price of just more than $12,500.


2015 NCHA Futurity Sales Wrap Up

WBSaleZee Im Smooth sold for $225,000 in the Select Yearling Sale • Courtesy of Western BloodstockThe 2015 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales 1002-lotted catalog of horses was the sale’s largest since 2010. While the overall average of $21,260 was under 2014’s all-time record of $27,696, it was just shy of the 2013 NCHA Futurity Sales average of $21,323 and nearly $7,000 more per head than in 2010.


NRCHA Celebration of Champions to Feature New Sale

WinterPremierSale-LogoIn 2014, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions moved to Fort Worth, Texas, and in 2016, the show will feature a new event. The Celebration, which includes a derby, World Championship classes and the World’s Greatest Horseman competition, is scheduled for Feb. 12-20, 2016, and will host the inaugural Winter Premier Sale on its final day.


Marketplace at Ardmore Sale Includes Dick Pieper Tack Room Collection

docs-high-flyin-catDocs High Flyin Cat was the highest seller at $22,000.The Marketplace at Ardmore’s Nov. 7 sale played host to a good sized crowd on a sunny Saturday at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma. In addition to the sale offering dominated by show horses, many came to buy part of history with purchases from Dick Pieper’s Tack Room Collection, which included bits, spurs, saddles and assorted gear acquired by this internationally recognized horseman during a storied career as an expert trainer, fierce competitor and respected judge in the performance horse industry.


Return to the Remuda Surpasses $1 Million in Sales

trr-spoking-pepHip No. 101, TRR Spoking Pep, with Brazos Robert • Photo courtesy of Return to the Remuda SaleThe Return to the Remuda Sale, held at the historic Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, Oct. 10, had a million-dollar sale day for the second year in a row. The annual autumn sale is produced in partnership between the Four Sixes Ranch, Pitchfork Land & Cattle Co., Tongue River Ranch and Beggs Cattle Co. This year, W.T. Waggoner Estate and Wagonhound Land and Livestock also consigned horses to the sale.