Tarleton horse sale results up from previous year

Tarleton State University A member of The Texas A&M University System since 1917

Office of Media Relations Chandra Andrew, Media Relations Manager Phone: 254-968-9803 E-mail: candrew@tarleton.edu Address: Box T-0840, Stephenville, Texas 76402

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2009

Tarleton horse sale results up from previous year

STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS—The annual Texan Performance Horse Sale at Tarleton State University held on May 23 exceeded the previous year’s results.

Thirty-four horses sold in the sale, with most of the consignments coming from Tarleton, Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University. Proceeds from the sale benefit the equine science programs at the three universities.

The horses generated more than $48,000, with an average price of $1,416. The 2008 sale sold 35 horses for more than $38,000 and averaged $1,089/head.

The high-selling horse was TAMU Rey Jays Girl. The 2005 sorrel mare by TAMU Peppy Rey Jay and out of TAMU Nu Enterprise 
(Nu Bar) sold to Clayton Eggers for $2,800. The 2008 high-selling horse brought $2,600.

This year’s second high-selling horse was TAMU Nu Pawnee. The 2006 chestnut gelding by Jazzy Little Bob and out of TAMU Nu Dee Colonel
 (Dee Colonel) sold to Larry Porter for $2,600.