The Horse Sale At Rancho Rio

Top High-Selling Horses of 2020

The Horse Sale at Rancho Rio took place on March 6, in Wickenburg, Ariz., in conjunction with the National Team Roping (NTR) National Finals VI. The sixth annual sale drew spectators and buyers from all over the U.S. and Canada and saw record sales of more than $1.3 million. With 62 consignments averaging $30,965, it continues to be the premier rope horse sale of the Team Roping Capital of the World.


LOT 5: PALO DURO PLAYBOY - $150,000

Palo Duro Playboy, was the high seller at a record setting $150,000. "Gunslinger" was sired by Palo Duro Cat by High Brow Cat out of the Freckles Playboy mare Tasmanian Playgirl. The 2012 buckskin gelding was consigned to the sale by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas, and purchased by Steve Gilbert, Toquerville, Utah.



Lot 36: Rooster Time - $147,000

Consigned by Mozaun McKibben, Whitesboro, Texas
Purchased by Steve Gilbert, Toquerville, Utah



Lot 4: BSR Black Limo - $65,000

Consigned by Rory Patten, Wittman, Arizona
Purchased by Stephen Roseberry, Circleville, Ohio



LOT 3: TOS MECATE - $52,000

Consigned by Brooke & Rodey Wilson, Wilson Cattle Co., Canyon, TX
Purchased by Joel C.



LOT 43: COWGURLS GOT CASH - $44,000

Consigned by Sherry Robbins & Bobby Lewis, Overbrook, OK
Purchased by Dewaine Carlsen, Florence, MT



LOT 44: JUSTABLEWCAT - $43,500

Consigned by Chad & Paje Turner, Turner Performance Horses, Congress, AZ
Purchased by Sally Kanaga, Cave Creek, AZ



LOT 27: PEPCIDS PLAYIN FLASH - $40,000

Consigned by Mel Coleman, Cave Creek, AZ
Purchased by Clay & Sandra Overson, Kingman, AZ



LOT 14: WHIZKEY BUSINESS - $38,000

Consigned by Jeff, Kristie & Jace Thorstenson, Surprise, AZ
Purchased by Carter Taylor, Brawley, CA



LOT 1: CATALE BIG PRIZE - $34,000

Consigned by Chad & Paje Turner, Turner Performance Horses, Congress, AZ
Purchased by Jim Goodwin, Decker, MT



LOT 56: PRETTY FASHIONABLE - $33,500

Consigned by Alan Chappell, Collinsville, TX
Purchased by Stephanie Sage Walker, Aubrey, TX



LOT 39: DRY FRECKLES JEZ - $33,000

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, S/B Rope Horses, Kimberly, ID
Purchased by Clay & Sandra Overson, Kingman, AZ



LOT 62: MISTERNICKER - $33,000

Consigned by Tommy Thompson, Shafter, CA
Purchased by Kelly & John Hannon, Brawley, CA



LOT 32: WRIGHT AT MIDNIGHT - $30,500

Consigned by Jeff, Kristie & Jace Thorstenson, Surprise, AZ
Purchased by Kyle Caylor, Mingus, TX



LOT 18: NEXES - $30,000

Consigned by Jed Jacobs, Sugar City, ID
Purchased by Steve Gilbert, Toquerville, UT



LOT 52: ELEKTRIC SCOOTER - $29,500

Consigned by Jeff, Kristie & Jace Thorstenson, Surprise, AZ
Purchased by Jimmi Jo Montera, Greeley, CO



LOT 21: MOBCROME - $28,000

Consigned by Chad & Paje Turner, Turner Performance Horses, Congress, AZ
Purchased by Tom Morss, Wickenburg, AZ



LOT 30: DIE FIGHTING - $28,000

Consigned by AJ Fuchs, Stephenville, TX
Purchased by Steve Gilbert, Toquerville, UT



LOT 9: EE NOT FOR HIRE - $27,000

Consigned by Travis Ericsson, Scottsdale, AZ
Purchased by Clay & Sandra Overson, Kingman, AZ



LOT 61: RS PRAIRIE HAZE - $26,000

Consigned by Ty Talsma (Bo Wheeler), Wittmann, AZ
Purchased by Larry Wehling, Grand Junction, CO



LOT 31: BIG RED PADDY - $25,000

Consigned by Jade Stoddard, Sugar City, ID
Purchased by Melany Mann & Coby LittleSoldier, Cave Creek, AZ



LOT 34: PEPTO N SUGAR - $24,000

Consigned by Brad & Barrie Smith, Wickenburg, AZ
Purchased by Gary & Linda Overson, Wickenburg, AZ



LOT 20: A CHICS SHINER - $23,000

Consigned by Tyler & Jennifer Holzum, Oakdale, CA
Purchased by Hubert Heart, New Town, ND



LOT 35: WESLEYS HOT COFFEE - $21,000

Consigned by Levi O’Keefe, Belle Fourche, SD
Purchased by Terry Schuler, Porterville, CA



LOT 8: BET HESA LOUIE - $20,000

Consigned by Jason Thorstenson, Surprise, AZ
Purchased by Julie Ballek, Clearmont, WY



LOT 10: TLC YELLOWGUN - $20,000

Consigned by Brady & Shelby Black, S/B Rope Horses, Kimberly, ID
Purchased by Hubert Heart, New Town, ND



LOT 50: DUALIN LIGHT - $20,000

Consigned by Chelsea Brown Performance Horses, Big Sandy, MT
Purchased by Shulton Heart, Congress, AZ