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during the sale. Great American Trail Horse Sale showed strong growth in horse sales for well broken, working horse, with several sellers over $8,000 in cash to get the horse they dreamed of selling. Whilst the $2,000 Challenge Course Champion, Shez Available, proved to be not quite as easily obtained; although the tender was $13,000, the Sauerampf Mares reserves for 2011 were not achieved. sells for $17,500.
Horse that had been trained in pureing or tests for young stock ranches seemed to achieve the highest price. Mr. Hickory's Starlight, a 2007 AQHA gelding who finished 4th at the Region 10 Championships in Reining, bought for $11,000. The Champs Leo Starlight, a 2010 Dun Grand Prix experienced rancher and rider, was purchased for $17,500.
Equity-like donkeys seemed to be selling better than gangsters. One 2009 fox dolly mulic was bought for $8,600. But not all of them were bought at such high price. When I was there, I also saw a couple of ponies that went for less than $1,000 and a well broken 13-hand bangs that went for $2,200.
Definitely there were mounts for different flavours, equestrian arts and uses. In most cases I thought that rates were high, although it is great to see that well broken goods have their own rates. This makes it all the more attractive to make investments in the education of youngsters in order to secure their futures and value. Stardust, a 2008 crossed filly that rode and drove, cost 5,000 dollars.
One of the wrestlers, Phil Emmett, is working on recognizing commandments during the sale. Hello What Ya Doing, a 2008 AQHA suede gelding for $5,500 on sale. The following is a videotape of the Trail Champion, Shez Available, bidding during the auctions.
The Great American Ranch and Trail Horse Sale a Success in Springs
Whilst the warm th of the day is warming up and the warm th of the sky is making the difference, the dreams of the day are shifting to the promises of another great trail ride and hours on a favourite horse that climbs the Blue Ridge Mountains or gallops along a stream in James River State Park. The Virginia Horse Center for the Great American Ranch and Trail Horse Sale last week-end (April 13-14, 2018) in Virginia saw both great day and great ride schedules as 120 horse, hundred of shoppers and even more viewers assembled for another sale.
A unique feature of this sale are the contests, which are only open to transferred stallions. Yard ponies go first on Friday afternoons in a single category and demand that they carry out an QHA yard pony test and then stall and rop a cattle. Friday night, another horse classes master a course with obstructions such as tree trunks, a footbridge, a paintbrush, a campsite with bonfire and a bears, an outbuilding where they have to anchor outside while the horse enters, and a horse trailers that the horse pushes into.
In this year there was also a female along the way. Horse may only participate in one of the contests. With the top 10 Friday evening players returning for the Trail Horse Final on Saturday mornings, Steve Meadows of Virginia and Ima Sweet Machines (Hip No. 10) took home the grand prix in a particularly powerful group of finishers.
Meadows' 2008 illegal black goose later sell for 30,000 dollars. Reserve in the trail category went to John Roberts, who rides Marion G. Valerios AQHA Get Your-Shine On gelding. Later, he was selling for $11,700. In its second year, the horse contest is on sale.
It shows the working stock horse and their capacity to work beefs. His first year selling ponies, Tanner Keith of Virginia had three of the top 5 of them. Winner of the category was Keith's Hy Rem Cowboy, Hip No. 68. Later, in the sale, his prize did not reached the reserves.
Later, he was selling for $6,600. For many years the champions of competition have been the racers, but this year it was mere elegance that took sales by storm. What is more, it was the beautiful thing that made the sale so successful. Waist No. 45, GG Jonah, a beautiful 2008 Gypsy Vanner Gypsy Wallace, delivered by Buckeye Acre Farm of Ohio, touched heart throughout the nation before being purchased.
It was a number of telephone offers that sent its sales value to $40,000, exceeding this year's sales. Horse are really available in every budget. You can also find video clips and pictures from the sale on the sales Facebook page. View the slide show below to see more pictures from the entire sale.