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MSU horse sale set for November 17
MISSISSIPPI STATE -- Mississippi State University will auction about 60 horses and one pony on Nov. 17 to raise money to support MSU's equine research.
The sale will begin at 1 p.m. after a sponsored noon lunch for sale participants. Buyers can begin viewing stock at 10 a.m., and horses under saddle will be displayed between 10:30 and 11 a.m.
The majority of the horses are registered with the American Quarter Horse Association, the American Paint Horse Association and the Jockey Club. Included in this year's sale are 41 weanlings, three yearlings, three 2-year-olds started under saddle, one 3-year-old started under saddle, six open mares, four bred mares, two fillies started under saddle and one Hackney/Shetland pony weanling.
The Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and MSU's Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences will host the sale at the Mississippi Horse Park, which is located on Poorhouse Road south of Starkville.
Distant sites with live video and bidding privileges will be available at the Panola County Extension Office in Batesville, the Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond and the Forest County Extension office in Hattiesburg.
For more information on the sale, contact Peter Ryan in MSU's Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences at (662) 325-2938. Additional details are available in the sale catalog.
Contact: Dr. Peter Ryan (662) 325-2938