Ken McNabb and Diamond Land & Livestock partnered to produce the first Diamond-McNabb Horse Sale in 2009 and have been holding it annually ever since. This year’s horse sale will be held Saturday, June 4th, 2022, at the Powderhorn Ranch near Douglas, Wyoming. It’s a great event with great horses that you don’t want to miss!
The Event Details
Friday, June 3rd
Public activities begin the day before, Friday, June 3rd, when the gates open at 3:00 PM. Come and browse the arena to see the horses and watch them ride in an unofficial preview session throughout the afternoon. Diamond-McNabb and consignment riders will be at the arena grounds and are glad to answer your questions about individual horses.
A barbecue dinner is served around 5:00 PM for approximately $20/plate while supplies hold out; and at 6:00 PM Ken will offer a horsemanship demonstration and training tips.
Saturday, June 4th
Doors will open about 8 o’clock. By 9:00 AM riders will start taking the sale horses through an official preview session. Concessions open at 8:00 AM and lunch will be available for approximately $15/plate from the barbecue caterer beginning at 11:00 AM.
At 12:30 on Saturday the sale announcements are made and the first horse of the afternoon will be brought into the sale ring to open the sale at 1:00 PM.
Throughout the public hours of the event, the Ken McNabb Horsemanship storefront in the arena facility will be open to offer you instructional materials, hand-chosen tack items, and a selection of apparel.
They will also have some Diamond-McNabb logo items, Western gifts, and home items in the Powderhorn Ranch Gifts shop. Sunday morning, feel free to return to the arena for a 9:30 am Cowboy Church service and conversation with riders and guests as the annual event winds down.
If you can’t make it to this year’s sale, don’t worry! They have online and phone bidding options available.
Online bidding will be hosted by DV Auction, which pairs a live video of the sale ring with an audio feed that you can watch and hear on your computer.If you would like to bid online on sale day, please pre-register at www.dvauction.com in advance. Registration is free but horses that are purchased by a winning bid using the online service do incur a service charge to pay for the costs of the webcast. More information can be found at www.DVAuction.com.
Phone bidding is accommodated through a live conference call that will be hosted by a representative who will help to keep you informed of the sale ring bidding and represent your phone bids as the horses sell through the auction. Phone bidders will need to PRE-REGISTER prior to sale weekend. The registration fee is $10 but please note that payment for horses will be settled separately after the auction, using a payment method of your choice. After you are registered, you will receive an email with your bidder number, plus detailed instructions on how to bid and what to expect. Register here!
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