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    09-05-2013, 01:24 AM
Around here, a horse like that, proven 1D-2D who is sane and sound, can be roped off of, and is suitable for an advanced child rider would easily be worth $8K to $10K, probably more.

Just browsing my local sale ads: Keep in mind that these are just the listed prices and the horse may or may not sell for that price

6 year old gelding, similar temperament, 3D times = $8000

13 year old appendix gelding, slightly hotter temperament, 1D-2D times locally, 3D-4D times against really tough horses = $10000

Gelding, unknown age, breakaway/heading/heeling/barrel/pole horse, 3D and 4D barrel times, kid/beginner safe = $8500
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    09-05-2013, 02:46 AM
I personally don't think he's worth a dime!! You should just send him here and I'll take good care of him :) bahahah. He sure looks nice!!
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    09-05-2013, 03:19 AM
Lol I don't think ill ever sell him Everyone that meets him wants him lol, he's a really cool horse!

Originally Posted by AriatChick772    
I personally don't think he's worth a dime!! You should just send him here and I'll take good care of him :) bahahah. He sure looks nice!!
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    09-05-2013, 03:36 AM
Heres a video of my friend who is prob and intermediate rider running him.

george running at P&M - YouTube
    09-05-2013, 03:37 AM
Time would have been an 18.0 and they would have gone home with the 1d buckle in the youth

Originally Posted by bhorselover    
Heres a video of my friend who is prob and intermediate rider running him.

george running at P&M - YouTube
    09-05-2013, 04:07 AM
I wouldn't sell either! I'm a sucker for a pretty bay with a baby doll head!
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    09-05-2013, 03:17 PM
Where I am there is a pretty high demand for good horses right now. I agree with CLaPorte, easily $13-17,000. Especially if he is quiet at the gate, has multiple skills (rope, trail, and barrels), and is still in his prime age-wise.
    09-05-2013, 04:30 PM
I like his conformation and he's beautiful I would say around 10k maybe even more
    09-05-2013, 04:36 PM
I was searching on barrel horse world looking in my area and heres some ads I found. Please keep in mind I have not personally have seen these horses just there adds so I don't really know if there asking price is realistic lol

Barrel Horse World

Barrel Horse World

I think just looking at horses for sale around here I prob could sell him for 15,000-20,000
    09-05-2013, 04:41 PM
There is a high demand in the barrel horse world for good solid horses that haven't had their legs ran off. Keeping in mind he is so very young yet too. Many barrel horses don't hit their prime until 8-14. That's where you see the high priced horses.
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