Featured Horse: Open Box Rafter Quarter Horses
Fire Fox Blue: 2016 Blue Roan AQHA Stud Colt
Classy, colorful Special Effort grandson with size, strength, and speed. He’s got a big hip, good bone, cinches deep, plenty of brains, you will be horseback. His dam comes from a long line of fast, smart, tough rodeo horses. Fast Commander is two times Three Bars, plus Super Charge, Driftwood and Hancock. Fire Fox adds another cross to Three Bars, Super Charge and Driftwood. Head to the arena with a winner, or headline a roping, barrel & rodeo horse breeding program, he’s up for it! Here is one of 2016’s top prospects! Eligible 5 State Breeders Barrel Futurity, AQHA Ranch Heritage Breeders Challenge.
For more information, see their sale catalog.
Wonder Cisco: 2016 Buckskin AQHA Stud Colt
This is the total package – looks, brains, athletic ability, color, and a phenomenal disposition! His sire is Superior in two events, qualified for the World in 5 events, and is wonderful to handle. Straight and correct, easy mover, he is a terrific performance prospect for any event. His dam is one of our best producers, a daughter of great mare Frost Drift, and sister to 4 OBRR broodmares, as well as the Melvin’s great stallion Firewater Frost. This is Jim’s pick for 2016. Eligible AQHA Ranch Heritage Challenge.
For more information on Wonder Cisco, click here for the catalog.
Open Box Rafter Ranch Quarter Horses
Open Box Rafter Ranch is a family-owned, working cattle and horse ranch located near Faith, in the rough Cheyenne River country of western South Dakota. Owners, Jim and Joni Hunt, are both 5th generation cattle ranchers and horse breeders; their seven children help with all aspects of the ranching operation. In addition to Angus cattle, the ranch raises its own registered American Quarter Horses for ranch and arena use, as well as for the annual production sale. The ranch stallions include sons of Freckles Playboy, Special Effort, Dr Nick Bar, Fire Water Flit, Frenchmans Guy, Sun Frost, Big As I Am, Sonny Pep San, and direct grandsons of Flit Bar and Orphan Drift; some of the stallions also stand to the public. In addition to the yearly production sale, there are horses for sale private treaty at the ranch throughout the year.
The focus at Open Box Rafter Ranch has been to produce the performance horse kind. This has allowed the family to enjoy their work on the ranch horseback, and to be competitive in the arena.
Open Box Rafter Ranch Quarter Horses 23rd Annual Sale
Saturday Sept. 10, 2016 1pm (MT)
Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City, SD
Located east side of Rapid City off Hwy. 79 & Cambell Street or I-90 Exit 59, 2 miles south on LaCrosse Street.
Selling 111 Quarter Horses, including: weanlings, yearlings, stallion prospects, broodmares, saddle horses. All horses are Coggins tested. Colts are halter broke.
Online bidding available. You must pre-register. Phone bidding terms apply.
For more information on the sale and about Open Box Rafter Ranch visit the website.
Jim & Joni Hunt
P.O. Box 98
Faith, SD 57626
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