Hershberger Performance Sale Company, Jason and Nikki Hershberger, held their seventh annual performance horse sale Saturday, February 18, 2012 in Queen Creek, AZ at the Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center.
Horses were previewed on Friday at 2:00 in a jackpot team roping. The Jackpot was won by Joe Burk Higgins riding hip# 71, Equizan, and Les Oswald riding hip# 93, Wrong Way Joann. It was a tough roping and fun to watch! Horses were previewed again on Saturday at 9:00. Horses were demonstrated in the events of: roping, cutting, cow horse, reining, and barrels. The sale began at 1:00.
A professional staff included: Auctioneer, Joel White, announcers, John Johnson and Darren Moore, and bid spotters included Stacy Lee, Mitch Armitage, and Cas Salley, and the office was managed by Sara Vaessen Pedigrees. CSR Equine mobile clinic was available for pre-purchase exams.
Sale Highlights and ResultsThe High-Selling Horse, DMAC Hugh Heifer, was consigned by agent, Jason Hershberger for Tami Sipp. DMAC Hugh Heifer is a six year old Red Roan gelding. He is an awesome Head, Heel, and Cowhorse. He sold for $35,500.00 to Wendy Wilson from BC Canada.
Other top-selling horses were consigned by: Cody Wensing, Rick Chayer, Joe Day, Jed Jacobs, Brad Lund, Ty Talsma, Chad Turner, 4 Ropin Ranch, Les Oswald, and Brad Barkemeyer. The Top-Ten Horses averaged $20,850.00. Rick Chayer had five horses in the Top Ten!
Jason is always excited to see good horses from the sale go on to be successful with their new owners. Jason was glad to see the quality of horses that were brought by consignors from AZ, CA, SD, OK, KS, CO, ID, WY, NE, TX, UT, and MT.
The over-all average sale price on the horses sold was $7,781.00. Thanks to the consignors who brought these quality horses.
Good food, beautiful Arizona weather on Friday, shopping, and great horses to watch and bid on made this year's performance horse sale a success. Hershberger Performance Horses would like to thank all that attended. We are grateful to all of our buyers that trust in the quality brought to the Hershberger Performance Horse Sale.