Annual stallion auction features barrel racing, cow horse, cutting and reining champs

Reyzin The Cash, a cutting horse owned by Iron Rose Ranch, is one of the premium sires in the 2018 CSU Annual Stallion Auction. (Photo by Mark Michels)

The 19th Annual Colorado State University Online Stallion Auction offers breedings with some of the country’s top sires. The auction begins on Jan. 2 and runs through Jan. 16 on the CSU Stallion Auction webpage (

The service auction features well-known winners in barrel racing, cow horse, cutting and reining competitions – as well as sought-after sires of working ranch horses. All proceeds help improve horse health by funding research and veterinary education at Colorado State’s renowned Equine Reproduction Laboratory and Orthopaedic Research Center.

The auction’s premium sires include:

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Reyzin The Cash (Photo by Wendy Oswood)
  • Reyzin The Cash, 2015 NCHA Open Derby Champion by Dual Rey out of Spookys Cash. His first foals arrived in 2017.
  • One Time Pepto, progeny earnings over $13 Million; 2016 NRCHA #3 Leading Sire All Ages; 2016 NCHA #6 Leading Sire All Ages.
  • Frenchmans Guy, $11-million dollar sire, now siring champions in the Futurity and rodeo arenas.
  • Slick by Design, a three-time NFR barrel-racing qualifier, winning 11 WPRA Rodeo Championships, AQHA Champion and Fort Smith Derby Champion.

Over 325 bids were placed in the 2017 auction, generating nearly $100,000 for CSU equine programs.

Auction earnings support teaching and research conducted by the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory, which provides clinical services and works to improve equine reproductive health; and the CSU Orthopaedic Research Center, a pioneer in improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of equine musculoskeletal disease.

Bidders may register on the auction website; bids do not include chute fees, booking fees or associated reproductive and veterinary costs.

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