CODY HORSE SALE CONSIGNORS:

Consignors bring horses to this sale that are sound and gentle, as needed and appreciated by the Buyers.
We do our best to promote the horses and bring the consignors a good price for the time and effort they have put into the training of these horses.
Cody Horse Sale Committee reserves the right to refuse any horse not meeting the Cody Horse Sale Quality.


REQUIREMENTS TO BE ACCEPTED IN THE SALE:

Steps for Nominating Your Consignment

  • New Consignors:  Provide a video of your horse to T.J. at 307.272.4563 via text message. 
    Past consignor:  Please call T.J. 307.272.4563 or Jake 307.272.6635 to review consignments you wish to bring.
  • Beginning 10-15-2021  Once T.J. or Jake says you can nominate your horse, an invoice will be emailed to make your payment.  
    Nomination Fee:  $300 by CHECK or $309 by credit card via Paypal/Square, see invoice for payment info.
    Mail Check payable to Clark Management Company, and mail to 1134 Road 14, Powell, WY   82435.
    Please provide your email, phone number and mailing address.
  • Upon receipt of payment a User Name and Password shall be emailed to you with the instructions for completing each nomination page.  Minimum Requirement: 4 required photos (see below), 1 YouTube video; all consignment info plus consignor's Bio page.
  • CHS:  Original Registered Horses, Papers must be in the consignor/seller's name to guarantee a sale position and to advertise the horse as being registered.  Sale Checks are held until the buyer receives the Original papers in the consignor’s name.
  • As of December 12th
    • Nominations must be paid in full and consignment page(s) completed.
    • After this date no substitutions or replacements are allowed.
    • Deadline for Receipt of Original Registration Papers
    • Deadline for Receipt of A copyright release if photographer insignia is shown on any photo
  • As of December 15th 
    • Email shall be sent to all nominations accepted to the Sale.
    • Sifted nominations shall be returned Registered Papers and refund of fees.
  • As of December 18th
    • Deadline to cancel consignment & receive refund, notify by a phone call plus email to cmc@codyhorsesale.com.
    • After this date - No nomination refunds are allowed.
  • As of December 20th  
    • Auction sale numbers will be drawn, listed on the website and the website shall be activated for public viewing.
    • After this date consignors will have NO Access for changes to any horse sale pages.  Any changes will be made by Clark Management Company by notification via email to cmc@codyhorsesale.com
    • Advertising and Promotion of your consignments will begin.
  • REQUIRED Photos (Minimum of 4 as listed below) *Hire a Professional photographer for best recognition & higher sale prices*Photo’s must be 300-dpi,  jpg format, and a minimum of 1MB up to a maximum of 3 MB, do not crop photos.
    1. 1 Side View, saddled and bridled (NO halter)           
    2. 1 Head Shot, saddled and bridled, include front shoulder (be sure ears are forward & not chopped off)
    3. 1 Conformation photo, no saddle, side view
    4. 1 Photo of Horse in an activity or event with rider
  • REQUIRED: Youtube Video (minimum of 1 ) - for each consignment for use on the Auction-YouTube Channel, Facebook, Superior Productions advertising and other social media.  Website allows for a maximum of 5 YouTube video’s.
  • Upon uploading any photo/video to the website, consignor grants permission for it’s use for the promotion of the horses in posters, flyers and the catalogue and may be used at the discretion of Clark Management.
  • As with any sale, the fat, slick, gentle-broke to ride horses are the ones that bring the best money.  Be sure your photo’s represent the very best qualities of your horse.

BE SURE YOUR HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AGE, other information & description is Absolutely Accurate!  Please indicate any blemishes your horse may have including, scars, bumps or anything out of the normal. (Leave no grounds for unacceptance of a buyer's bid.)

HORSES GUARANTEE:  Each Horse sold at Cody Country's Horse Sale will be guaranteed sound by the consignor.  If the horse is not considered sound, the buyer has until Monday following the sale, at 12 noon to have Jake Clark and Jake's veterinarian inspect the horse. Jake Clark will make the final determination as to soundness of the horse. If the horse is considered unsound, the buyer will be returned his purchase price, less fees. The seller of an unsound horse will not be paid for the horse and will be responsible for any fees in conjunction with the sale fees.

TRANSPORTATION:  Leaving Jake Clark's MULE DAYS location:
Band Inspections: REQUIRED on all Horses:  A Brand Inspection (AKA Ownership Papers) is included in the horses payment at checkout and MUST BE OBTAINED from the Brand Inspector once you have paid for your horse.  All horses will be charged a $13.50 brand inspection fee by state law
Leaving OUT of Wyoming  (A Veterinarian will be on the grounds to provide all horses going out of state a current Health Inspection and Coggins)
o   Coggins:  All horses SOLD have a coggins test current within six months of sale date and is provided by the Consignors. YOU MUST obtain this from the Veterinarian

o   Health Papers:  Fees should be included with the horse payment at checkout; $10.00 per animal;  International Health is additional $150

  • PRIVATE SALESConsignor agrees to not privately sell the horse once consigned to the Cody Horse Sale.  To withdraw your original consigned horse from the Cody Horse Sale it must be injured or sick and must have a vet release and photo to waive the no sale/no show fee. Management feels this is unfair to the consignors and buyers who have traveled to attend the sale. All horses brought to the sale must be consigned and go through our auction ring. We will leave it up to the integrity of the seller to forward any commission on horses that go through the ring as no sales, but are sold because of the advertising and efforts of the Cody Horse Sale.
  • HORSES GUARANTEE:  Each Horse sold at Cody Country's Horse Sale will be guaranteed sound by the consignor.  If the horse is not considered sound, the buyer has until Monday following the sale, at 12 noon to have Jake Clark and Jake's veterinarian inspect the horse. Jake Clark will make the final determination as to soundness of the horse. If the horse is considered unsound, the buyer will be returned his purchase price, less fees. The seller of an unsound horse will not be paid for the horse and will be responsible for any fees in conjunction with the sale fees.


HORSES GUARANTEE & SOUNDNESS GUARANTEE

HORSES GUARANTEE:  Each Horse sold at Cody Country's Horse Sale will be guaranteed sound by the consignor.  If the horse is not considered sound, the buyer has until Monday following the sale, at 12 noon to have Jake Clark and Jake's veterinarian inspect the horse. Jake Clark will make the final determination as to soundness of the horse. If the horse is considered unsound, the buyer will be returned his purchase price, less fees. The seller of an unsound horse will not be paid for the horse and will be responsible for any fees in conjunction with the sale fees.

SOUNDNESS GUARANTEE

  • See out of both eyes clearly and correctly
  • Will be correct in the air
  • Will not crib
  • Will beat on all 4 feet soundly.
    SOUNDNESS does not guarantee a vet check.  If the buyer wishes to have a presale vet check, the buyer must contact the consignor and make arrangements with a vet in Cody, Powell or nearby the consignor.
    Get extra exposure and recognition with your listing in the ranch horse competition.


CHECK-IN:

All horses must be checked in no later than Friday at 10a.m. at Jake Clark Mule Days Office at it's Location in downtown Ralston, WY—18 miles east of Cody.

  • Stalls will be provided for each consigned horse. **
  • The Friday morning 10 am Visual Vet Inspection is required for all horses before they can be sold in the Auction, see Above Auction Soundness Guarantee.
  • Ralston - The preview is a major promotion time for all horses in the sale. Cattle will be provided for any rope horses,barrels and poles provided as requested. Accommodations will be made for any other activities.
  • Downtown Cody - Trailers will be provided for tying of sale horses in the downtown Auction location near the Irma Hotel.
  • Because parking is limited in the downtown area, we ask that you drop your horse's downtown for the sale and park at least 3 blocks away to provide parking for your potential buyers. Please be careful of the property owners lawns when you unload your horses. Be sure that the automatic water spigots hidden in the grass are not stepped on or broken.


HORSE COMMISSION and NO SALES:

  • An 8% commission or a minimum of  $500 charge on all riding horses sold. There will be a no-sale charge on riding horses of $500 in addition to the catalog fee. If a horse is pulled from the sale (scratched) there will be a no sale fee of $500 in addition to the catalog fee.
  • Animals that are rejected by the buyer because they are misrepresented in the ring will be charged 8%, same as if sold. Our veterinarian and Jake Clark must check these animals and will make the final determination whether there was misrepresentation.


REQUIREMENT FOR HORSES COMING TO THE SALE:

  • All horses must have a coggins test current within six months of sale date.
  • All horses coming from a brand state & out of Park County must have a Brand Inspection.
  • All out of state horses must have current Health Papers to enter sale premises. NO EXCEPTIONS.

All horses will be charged a $13.50 (or current fee as set by the Wyoming Livestock Board) brand inspection fee by state law.


CONSIGNORS' CHECKS:

All consignors' checks will be mailed out within 10 business days of sale date. This allows time to verify any lien positions of the legal owner of the horse.
EXCEPTION: We reserve the right to hold the Auction Check until any irregularity of consigned horses including Original Registration Papers is satisfied.

Jake Clark reserves the right to refuse to sell a horse in the Cody Horse Sale if it is deemed unsafe for potential buyers or the horse is not shown as described by the catalog descriptions.

Jake and Kay Clark of Clark Management Company, Inc. will conduct the Sale.  Clark Management Company, Inc. is bonded and licensed with the Wyoming Livestock Board and the USDA -Packers & Livestock Division.


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