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Twombly Performance Horse Sale
Twombly Performance Horse Sale was held December 11th & 12th, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV. Held during the National Finals Rodeo! We would like to thank all of you who attended and who also bid by phone. The sale was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in the Roper Cowboy Marketplace! People participated in bidding from 35 states, Canada and Sweden. We had the highest averages in history and broke our all time high selling record. Big thanks to Group W Productions! Make plans to join us on July 30th, 2016 in Cheyenne, Wyoming for another exciting sale.
Top horse $60,000
Top 5 $49,600
Top 15 $31,000
When the hammer dropped on lot 5 “Cactus” became our all time high selling gelding. He is a beautiful 5 yr old buckskin gelding. He has been shown in the reining pen and is a lot of fun to ride on the ranch. On the other end of the line was Mr. Peterson of Wyoming! He purchased Cactus with his six children in mind. Buying him sight unseen over the phone, the record setting price was $60,000! Cactus will have a great home!
Coming in at second high was lot 4 beautiful “Troubadour”. Talk about as pretty as can be! Just a 4 yr old buckskin gelding-OWN son of the legendary, Gunner!! Broke as can be and gentle-gentle! McCune of Sweden flew into the ranch and rode him prior to the sale and fell in love! At no hesitation her final bid was $55,000! She will have the coolest little gelding on the trails!
Repeat customers purchased lot 3 “Buttermilk”, sight unseen by phone! Mr. Sikura of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms purchased him for his kids to ride on their thoroughbred farm in Kentucky. It took $51,000 to claim Buttermilk! He is as pretty as a picture and gentle for the entire family! Ranch ridden and has been in the reining pen! One of a kind!
Also selling to repeat customers was lot 14 “Woogie” – Wild colored, 8 yr old, chocolate palomino gelding! Haidas Little Pep and Dun It With A Twist bred! Super gentle and a cadillac ranch horse! He will have a great home in Arizona! Selling on a $41,000 bid! This is her 4th horse purchased from us! She gives these horses great homes!
Also, selling by phone was Lot 7, “Tatonka”. This 10 year old bay gelding is as shapey and pretty as can be! Nice ranch horse and the ideal family horse! He was used for lessons and ridden by all! Some good folks from Michigan had the winning bid at $41,000.
“Slurpee” was one of the best broke horses in the sale! He had earned over $9,000 in the reining pen and was fun! Also was experienced out on the ranch. Gorgeous 5 yr old palomino gelding! He sold for $35,000 and heads for California!
Also heading to California was lot 10 “Spur” He is a 10 yr old buckskin gelding. Used on the ranch and of course always looked good! One of Tripp’s picks to ride! The beautiful gelding fetched a bid of $32,000!
Heading for a large racing quarter horse farm in New Mexico was lot 11 “Tomahawk”, one of the prettiest gray geldings we have ever seen! He has been a using horse on the ranch and he is broke! His price tag was $28,000!
“Stetson” is one of the biggest athletes of the sale! At lot 6 he sold for $22,000 and heads east to Florida! He is a beautiful 4 yr old dun gelding!
Also heading for Michigan is lot 2 “Boss” about as pretty of a buckskin as they come, big and gentle! Final bid on this boy was $21,500!
Lot 16 – $19,000 to Indiana!
Lot 18 – $19,000 to Texas!
Lot 9 – $15,000 to Colorado! High mare.
Lot 20-$13,500 to California!
Lot 13 – $13,000 to Colorado!
Lot 22 – $12,500 to Florida! Repeat buyer.
Lot 1 – $12,000 to Texas!
Lot 12 – $12,000 to Arizona!
Lot 27 – $11,000 to Arizona
Lot 19 – $10,000 to California! Repeat buyer.
Lot 24 – $9,500 to Arizona!
Lot 23 – $8,500 to New Mexico!
Lot 21 – $8,000 to Utah!
Lot 17 – $7,500 to Arizona!
Lot 26 – $7,500 to Arizona!
Lot 25 – $6,000 to Oregon!