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    Is anyone planning on going to the Sporthorse Auction in VA this weekend? Buying or selling?

  • #2
    No, but since you posted...that doesn't sound like a bad idea for this weekend!


    • #3
      Any chance it will be available to watch online?


      • Original Poster

        Not sure, they usually are online so i would assume yes! I happen to be selling and maybe buying this time but i always like going to watch when it is nice out if we arent showing.


        • #5
          I am thinking about going. I've been half-heartedly looking for a hunter project to bring along. The entries look a bit lighter this year, so I'm debating on going. The rational side of me says not to go ($$$), but I always enjoy going to watch. And sometimes when I go to "watch," I even bring my trailer just in case
          Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground. - Author Unknown


          • #6
            I will be there Friday afternoon to look at a horse. That will determine if I will be there on Saturday afternoon.
            Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles


            • Original Poster

              What horses are you guys looking at? Do you think look interesting?


              • #8
                Just got the catalogue this week. I am not too impressed with the horses/ponies listed. Thoughts?


                • #9
                  I tend to agree. The entries are fairly light too. I was bummed to see that Chad Keenum didn't have any in the sale- I always enjoyed watching his nice horses

                  I checked back on the PAS website and all of the Star Hill horses are out:
                  Hip # 52, 58, 64, 70, 96, 106 and 116 are OUT. The Star Hill Consignment has been withdrawn due to a death in the family.
                  Our condolences to Mike Annello and his family.

                  They had a couple that sounded interesting.
                  Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground. - Author Unknown


                  • #10
                    I really liked the horse I looked at today. Now it is just up to Mr. SSR to say "go for it!", but no guarantee there...

                    There were no other horses there that fit what I was interested in (although I wil say that a few of the ponies were super cute), and I didn't really see anyone trying horses, either, which you normally do on Fri afternoon/eveing. I think turnout will be pretty light tomorrow.
                    Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles


                    • #11
                      If anyone went, can you let me know how much #60, Elfenperlenkette, went for today?
                      Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles


                      • #12
                        Wanted to go, but couldn't make it. I bought a horse there last year, from sidesaddlerider and am more than pleased with my purchase. It is so much more than an "auction". Even though I didn't ride mine first, I saw him in multiple classes and had him vetted. I would encourage anyone looking for a horse to go!

                        Wish I could have made it this year. Let us know how it goes!
                        Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
                        White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

                        Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.


                        • #13
                          Can anyone who is there....

                          or went, post hip numbers and what they sold for ? Greatly appreciated - thanks in advance !!!


                          • Original Poster

                            The mare you asked about sold for $5100. Highest bid on horse was mine i believe at $8700 but no sale. Next highest i think was $8300. We have it writtwn down i will have one of my girls type them all up.


                            • #15
                              Thank you HH !

                              Look forward to sales results when you are able, sorry your mare didn't make her reserve.


                              • Original Poster

                                No worries she is very nice and i have had her since she was a foal. No rush to sell her!


                                • #17
                                  Does PAS post sales result anywhere ?

                                  When I went to their site all I could find were way outdated results of previous sales. When I worked TB sales for Fasig-Tipton there was an immediate printout, ticker tape style, going of sale prices/ no sales etc. I'm guessing PAS doesn't operate this way ?


                                  • #18
                                    Anyone know if hip#13 sold and if so for how much? I bred this pony and have been worried about him since the person I sold him to 9 years ago sold him last year without letting me know I'd love to know he's okay...


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by baldfaceboyz View Post
                                      When I went to their site all I could find were way outdated results of previous sales. When I worked TB sales for Fasig-Tipton there was an immediate printout, ticker tape style, going of sale prices/ no sales etc. I'm guessing PAS doesn't operate this way ?
                                      In the past, it seems like it takes them at least a week (usually more) to get the results posted online.
                                      "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by BelladonnaLily View Post
                                        Anyone know if hip#13 sold and if so for how much? I bred this pony and have been worried about him since the person I sold him to 9 years ago sold him last year without letting me know I'd love to know he's okay...
                                        He sold for $2350 from what the notes in my catalog said. He looked good and was marching around with a kid on him