Top 20 High-Selling Horses of 2019

The Horse Sale at Rancho Rio took place on March 8, in Wickenburg, Ariz., in conjunction with the National Team Roping (NTR) National Finals V. The fifth annual sale drew spectators and buyers from all over the U.S. and Canada and saw record sales of more than $1.1 million. With 60 consignments averaging $26,477, it continues to be the premier rope horse sale of the Team Roping Capital of the World.

THE HORSE SALE RESULTS


LOT 20: LETS ROO IT - $85,000

Lot #20, Lets Roo It, was the top seller at $85,000. A full-brother to the 2018 high-seller, Im Brad To The Bone, the sorrel AQHA gelding, "Tank", is a 2013 model sired by Roo Star out of Probably Not A Shiner. A finished head horse, he was consigned to the sale by Melissa Miller, Belton, Texas, ridden by La Cygne, Kan., horseman Brad Lund and purchased by Laurie Mills, Mills Livestock Company, out of Casper, Wyoming.



LOT 12: CHEX OUT MY SMOKNGUN - $60,000

Consigned by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Laurie Mills, Casper, Wyoming



LOT 56: IDA LITTLE ICHI - $50,000

Consigned by Alan Chappell, Collinsville, Texas
Purchased by Dale Littlesoldier, Mandan, North Dakota



LOT 11: CHECKS IN THE BANK - $44,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses LLC, Chad & Paje Turner, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Laurie Mills, Casper, Wyoming



LOT 22: LITTLE CHIEF - $41,000

Consigned by J Arrow Livestock, Jerry & Megan Cobb, Wiser, Idaho
Purchased by Bryan Beaver, Bucyrus, KS



LOT 51: THE WRECKING ROO - $40,000

Consigned by Miller Melissa, Belton, Texas & Ridden by Brad Lund, La Cygne, Kansas
Purchased by Adeline Brunsell



LOT 29: MM TRUE BLACK - $39,000

Consigned by Clay Ullery, Two Hills, Alberta, Canada
Purchased by Richard Del Johnson



LOT 46: SWEETDUAl - $38,500

Consigned by Paul & Jana Griemsman, Piedmont, South Dakota
Purchased by Troy Hyder, Terra Bella, California



LOT 8: JXL TOO SMART - $38,000

Consigned by Stefani & Rod Lyman, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Sarah Butler, Gates Mills, Ohio



LOT 38: MERADAS STYLISH CAT - $37,500

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, Kimberly, Idaho
Purchased by Gabe RamireZ



LOT 41: HOLLYWOOD MOONIE TWO - $37,000

Consigned by Chelsea Brown, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Shane Johnson, Newtown, North Dakota



LOT 36: MPQH NEVERDRIVE - $35,000

Consigned by J Arrow Livestock, Jerry & Megan Cobb, Wiser, Idaho
Purchased by Hubert Heart



LOT 53: DRAG N MY QUISTOR - $32,000

Consgned by John & Lindsay Fortkamp, Morristown, Arizona
Shane Johnson, Newtown, ND



LOT 17: NURSIN A HANGOVER - $30,000

Consigned by Alan Chappell, Collinsville, Texas
Purchased by Neil Hudson, Winnsboro, Texas



LOT 19: KINGS EMPTY TOMB - $30,000

Consigned by Mel Coleman, Cave Creek, Arizona
Purchased by Adeline Brunsell



LOT 27: NATIVE SIOUX - $30,000

Consigned by Mozauan McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Jason Strange, Huntsville, Texas



LOT 35: HOW AM I SO SMOOTH - $30,000

Consigned by Ross & Casey Wagner, Park City, Montana
Purchased by Daniel Eagerton, Wittman, Arizona



LOT 28: BZ HOLLYWOOD TANK - $28,500

Consigned by Jeff Thorstenson, Surprise, Arizona
Purchased by Tom Jarrard, Riverton, Wyoming



LOT 49: MR PLAYIN PADDY - $28,500

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses LLC, Chad & Paje Turner, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Randy Dehne, Edmond, Oklahoma



LOT 34: LT LECTRIC JO - $27,000

Consigned by Turner Performance Horses LLC, Chad & Paje Turner, Wickenburg, Arizona
Purchased by Troy Hyder, Terra Bella, California