WYO Quarter Horse Ranch fall sale sees 20th year of success
On Sept. 19, the 20th Annual WYO Quarter Horse Ranch Fall Sale was held by the Smith family and Dr. H.B. Bartlett in Thermopolis. The sale took place both onsite and online through Superior Livestock.
Attendees representing 22 states took home 31 broke geldings, 23 two-year-olds started under the saddle, one two-year-old stallion, three yearling mares, 16 weanlings and three bred mares.
The broke geldings averaged $19,863, with the top 10 averaging $30,400. The high-selling gelding was Lot 80 – GS King Duster Drift, a seven-year-old blue roan gelding. He sold for $44,500.
The two-year-olds averaged $6,239. Lot 49 – Twoeyesintheback, a blue roan gelding by Two Eyed Jazzy Buck and out of a Royals Diligent mare called Royals Miss Fancy – topped the set at $9,750.
Lot 50, a two-year-old stallion called Rey Of Sparky Shines, sold for $6,350. The dark palomino stallion is by the late Wyo Sparky Shines and out of a daughter of Dual Rey called Can You Trotter.
The yearling mares averaged $3,767, and the high seller was Lot 8, ELS Smoke N Gypsy, a palomino mare by ELS Smoke N Playgun and out of a Watch Two Eyed Buck/Quick Safari daughter called Safari Tyree. She sold for $4,400.
A set of 16 weanlings averaged $3,116. The high-selling weanling was Lot 76, HBB Rose Gold Gal, a palomino mare by Ima Metallic Gold by Metallic Cat and out of a daughter of Playboy’s Buck Fever, called Buckin Bay Rose. She brought $7,700.
Three bred mares averaged $5,167. The high seller was a three-in-one package. Lot 21, Red Tail Hock, a red roan mare with a buckskin filly by her side and pasture exposed to Tempting Fling for a 2021 foal. She brought $6,750.
The 38th Annual WYO Quarter Horse Ranch May Sale will take place in Thermopolis on May 16, 2021. It will feature broke geldings, started two-year-olds and yearlings.