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Horse Sale Highlights  

 

August 2013 issue  

 

Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale

 

     The Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale was held June 15, 2013, at the fairgrounds in Newcastle , WY . The sale featured 65 head of ranchy, athletic horses with specialties in heading, heeling, barrels, tie-down roping, and all were unconditionally guaranteed for 10 days.

     The sale was presented by the Deveraux, Pischke and Thompson families, and the auctioneer was Lynn Weishaar. Horses went home with buyers from British Columbia to New Jersey and many states in between. A ranch horse competition preceded the sale on Friday.

     The high selling horse was Texas Shining Star, a 2006 AQHA palomino gelding, sired by Yellow Roan of Texas by Peptoboonsmal, and out of a Plain Dual Nic daughter. “Tex” had been shown in the NRCHA and ranch cuttings, had roped calves and steers, carried flags in parades, and been ridden by all members of the Deveraux family on the ranch. He stood 15 hands high and weighed 1,250 lbs. He sold for $30,000 to Bobby and Raquel Mulkey of Johnstown , CO .  

 

Full House Elite Performance Stock Horse Sale

High selling horse Texas Shining Star, a 2006 AQHA palomino gelding sired by Yellow Roan of Texas, sold for $30,000.

     The second high-selling horse was Badger Bob Prom, a 2006 AQHA sorrel gelding by Bobalena Bob, a grandson of both Son Of A Doc and Smart Little Lena, and out of a HickoryDickoryDoc daughter. The honest and talented horse had been used extensively on the ranch, and used for heading, heeling and calf roping. He stood 14.1 hands high and weighed 1,250 lbs. He sold for $26,000 to Clayton Graham of Baker, MT.

     Two horses tied for 3rd high-selling honors. Handsome Advantage, a 2000 AQHA palomino gelding, was sired by Obvious Deception by CQ Splash, and out of an Impressive granddaughter. He was a reliable and smooth mount, suitable for beginning riders and adept as a heading horse. He stood 15.3 hands and weighed 1,300 lbs. He sold for $20,000 to Bobby Mulkey of Johnstown , CO .

     The other horse which tied as the third high-seller was Taylor Made Magic, a 2006 AQHA buckskin gelding. Sired by Call The Taylor, a grandson of both Poco Tivio and Gay Bar King, and out of a Bueno Chex granddaughter, he roped either end, and was an excellent ranch horse, especially when doctoring cattle. He stood 14.3 hands high, and weighed 1,150 lbs. He sold for $20,000 to Dustin Wood of Gillette , WY .

     The top ten horses averaged $20,000; the top 20 horses averaged $16,125; and the overall average was $9,992.

     Next year’s sale is set for June 14, 2014. For more information, visit www.fullhousehorsesale.com.

   

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