Return to the Remuda Sale

Annual fall ranch horse sale sees record sales.

Edited Press Release

Salt Creek Lad and Dusty Burson. PHOTO: Courtesy of Four Sixes Ranch

The 2017 Return to the Remuda sale, known for its quality ranch horses and cowboy reunion atmosphere, was hosted at the Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, on October 7 and saw the highest gross and sale average in the history of the sale.

“The Return to the Remuda sale is always a highlight of the fall at the ranch.” said the Four Sixes’ Horse Division Manager and AQHA Past President Dr. Glenn Blodgett. “Each year, participating ranches choose some of their top horses to offer to the public. This year’s record sale gross reflects decades of breeding history and the dedication these ranches have put into making their horses true working partners, desired both on the ranch and in the arena.”

The annual event saw record sales of more than $1.4 million, with an average of $8,450.

This year’s high seller was Salt Creek Lad, the 7-year-old gelding, consigned by the Four Sixes Ranch came from the string of Dusty Burson, and fetched¬ $60,000.  The gelding was bred by Burnett Ranches and is Ranching Heritage-eligible. The gelding is by Playboys Buck Fever and out of the Tanquery Gin mare Ginnin Woman. Burson earlier this year was the open world champion at the Zoetis Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships aboard the Sixes’ homebred Paddys Prince.

Circle Bar Ranch had two aged geldings bring $50,000 each, 2010 gelding Circle Bar Sonofagun (Circle Bar Pistol-Gunning For Bugs by Young Gun) and Anchorspocopepsmoke (Poco Tuck Zero-Miss Lucky Peep by Claytons Lucky Joe). Circle Bar Sonofagun is a Ranching Heritage-bred, and is eligible for the rich Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges.

Complete sale results are available at

The 2018 Return to the Remuda sale will be held on October 6 in Guthrie, Texas.

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