Consignment Info

We expect our consignors to bring horses to this sale that are sound and gentle.  
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.


  • 11-1-2021:  Nominate your horse by mailing your nomination fee for $300 to
                        Clark Management Company, 1134 Road 14, Powell, WY   82435.
    • Be sure to provide consignor/owners name, mailing address and email when sending payment.
  • After Payment is received a User Name and Password will be emailed to you with the instructions for completing your horse’s website sale page.  Be sure at a minimum: 4 required photos, 1 youtube video and all horse info is entered.
  • 12-15-2021 you shall be notified your horse has been accepted into the Cody Horse Sale.  You must notify us by phone call plus email to  within 3 days to cancel your consignment.
  • SALE NUMBERS & Activating Horse Sale Pages:  10 days following notification of your horse being accepted as a consignment, Auction sale numbers will be drawn, listed on the website and the website shall be activated for public viewing.  Access for changes will be cancelled to all horse sale pages after sale numbers are drawn and horse consignment pages are activated.

    TRANSPORTATION:  Leaving Jake Clark's MULE DAYS location:
    Band Inspections: REQUIRED on all Sale Mules:  A Brand Inspection (AKA Ownership Papers) is included in the mules payment at checkout and MUST BE OBTAINED from the Brand Inspector once you have paid for your mule.  All mules 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 mules going out of state a current Health Inspection and Coggins)
    o   Coggins:  All mules 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 mule payment at checkout; $10.00 per animal;  International Health is additional $150

  • Registration Papers - Original Papers must be in consignor/owners name AND received to guarantee a sale position and to advertise the horse as being in the sale.  If NOT, the check for the sale of your horse will be held until the buyer receives the Original papers in the correct name.
  • Refunds:  There will be no refunds of catalogue fees after December 15th.  
  • REQUIRED Photos (4 views-Minimum Requirements)   *Professional photo's are best for higher sale prices* (10 Maximum Photo's allowed)
    1. 1 Side View of Horse, saddled and bridled (NO halter)           
    2. 1 Head Shot of Horse, 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
      Must be 300-dpi  jpg format 1MB up to maximum of 3 MB  and permission must be given for their use for the promotion of the horses in posters, flyers and the catalogue once uploaded onto the Cody Horse Sale website. Photo's may be used by Clark Management at their discretion and for the best promotion of The Cody Horse Sale and the consigned horse without copy write infringements.

      A GREAT PHOTO can add $$$ to the sale price. “HIRE a Professional Photographer”
      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.
  • REQUIRED: 1-minimum as a Youtube Video - for all consigned horses. 
    A max. of 5 youtube video’s can be uploaded to the website
    1 video (first one entered) will be used on the Cody Horse Sale YouTube Channel also used on internet, facebook & Superior Productions advertising.
  • SUBSTITUTIONS:  Cody Horse Sale does NOT allow substitutions or replacements once a horse has been consigned and entered online. 
  • 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.


  • 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 Location (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.


  • 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.


  • 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.

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:  Horses that are Registered and are not in the Seller's Name, the Check will be held until the Registration Papers are received.

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


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