Good news from the National Reined Cow Horse Association, as they release the full and final results of the Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, held this year Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
Overall, the sales showed strong gains over the previous year. Gross sales were $1,694,750, and that was 2% higher than 2010 at $1,1664,750, with 43 fewer horses.
The average sale price of $9,363 was up 17.5% from $7,965, and the median price rose 42.5% to $5,700 from $4,000 in 2010.
The high overall seller, Honey Bees, sold in the Select 2-Year-Old Sale, commanding a price of $125,000. The mare, consigned by Eric Dunn and purchased by Debbie Branch, is by Peptoboonsmal and out of Savannah Hickory, and is a full-sister to last year\’s high seller Savannahboonsmal, which sold last year for $125,000.
Here\’s a recap of the Sale:
Thursday, September 29
NRCHA Classic Yearling Broodmare Sale
Gross sales $193,850 increased 130% over $84,250.
Average Sale price $3,728, increased 24% from $3,008 in 2010
2011 horses consigned 61 entries, up 90% from 32 entries in 2010.
High Selling Horse
$13,500, Hip No. 34, TF Docs Lucky Linda (AQHA) 1999 mare (Doc\’s Hickory x My Lucky Linda) She sold with a colt by WR This Cats Smart, and with 2012 re-breed.
Consignor: Melissa Perry, CA. Buyer: Erin Ellison, CA.
Friday September 30
NRCHA Select Yearling & Broodmare Sale
Gross Sales $503,200 in 2011 compared to $503,100.
Average sale price jumped 59% to $8,986 from $5,652.
2011 horses consigned 67 was 32% smaller than 2010 with 120.
High Selling Horse
$39,000, Hip #121, Very Red Remedy (AQHA) 2010 mare by Very Smart Remedy and out of Flo N Blue Boon, NRCHA Futurity Open Bridle Champion Mare.
Consignor: Gardiner Quarter Horses, KS. Buyer: Sheri Jamieson, CA.
Saturday, October 1
NRCHA Select 2 Year-Old Sale
Average sale price $16,045 was 34% over the 2010 sale at $11,998.
Gross sales $673,900 were 20% lower than 2010 at $839,900.
2011 horses consigned 64 compared to 90 in 2010, down 29%.
$125,000, Hip #140, Honey Bees, a 2009 mare (Peptoboonsmal x Savannah Hickory, dam of NRCHA Futurity Champion, Reymanator) Full sister to last year\’s High Seller, Savannah Boonsmal.
Consignor: Brad Lund, agent for Eric Dunn, KS. Buyer: Debbie Branch, OK.
NRCHA Performance Horse Sale
Average sale price was down 5% to $10,219 from $10,795 in 2010
Sale gross was up 40% to $332,300 from $237,500 last year.
2011 horses consigned 45 compared to 36 in 2010, up 25%.
$45,000, Hip #197, Hip Addams, a 2003 gelding by Hickorys Indian Pep that has earned $86,924 in his NRCHA show career.
Consignor: Richard and Cheryl Winters, CA. Buyer: Lenn Morris, AL.