Consignment Info


CATALOGED HORSES
Consignment period ends January 1st with consignments being accepted on a first come first serve basis. Best of the Rockies Committee reserves the right to refuse any horse not meeting the Cody Horse Sale Quality.

REQUIREMENTS TO BE ACCEPTED IN THE SALE 

  • Potential Consignors MUST phone Jake Clark (307) 272-6635 to become a consignor.  For new consignors we will need your phone number, email address and mailing address.  Photo's and YouTube Video LINK of potential consigned Horse must be emailed to jake6635@gmail.com
  • Once Accepted as a Consignor an Invoice for your consigned horse(s) will be emailed to you, payment is expected immediately.  
  • Once paid, A 2nd email is sent with your USER NAME and PASSWORD in order to enter each horse you are consigning.  
    Deadline for entry of consignments is December 15th or the first 85 head of horses approved to the Auction.  
  • Registration Papers need to show consignor as owner of the horse and must be guaranteed.
  • Registered Horses, Papers must be in the seller's name.  If Registration Papers are not in sellers name, the check for the sale of your horse may be held until the buyer receives the papers back in his name or verified as approved by Registration Entity.
  • By Consignment to the Cody Horse Sale, Consignor grants the EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO SELL the consignment subject to the above provisions.
  • Consignments; All Horse information, Professional high resolution photos and Video must be entered online to be entered in the sale.
  • Cody Horse Sale does not allow substitutions or replacements once a horse has been consigned and entered online.
  • Consignor agrees to not privately sell the consigned horse.  To withdraw your original consigned horse from the Cody Horse Sale it must be injured or sick and must have a vet release to waive the no sale/no show fee.

FOR TRANSPORT (Coming to the Cody Horse Sale):  There is a Change in Location due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Auction is now an Online Auction and the horses will be picked up at the Sellers Home Address Location.

  • 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.

PRIVATE SALES:
Absolutely no private sales in the yards before or after the auction. 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.

HORSE CATALOG FEE AND COMMISSION:
There will be a cataloging fee of $250.00 per head for all horses. This fee will be non-refundable. An 8% commission or a minimum of $250 will be charged on all horses sold. There will be a no-sale charge on horses of $250.00 in addition to the catalog fee. If a horse is pulled from the sale (scratched) there will be a no sale fee of $250 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 will be charged a $13.50 (or current fee as set by the Wyoming Livestock Board) brand inspection fee by state law.

CONSIGNOR'S 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 does not guarantee a vet check.  If the buyer wishes to have a vet check prior to the Sale, the buyer must contact the consignor and make arrangements nearby for a specific vet check.
Soundness Guarantee is 
See out of both eyes clearly and correctly
Will be correct in the air
Will not crib
Will beat on all 4 feet soundly.

The buyer will be responsible to pick up the horse by Monday immediately following the Sale, or daily stall and feed costs will be due. Each consignor will be totally responsible for guarantees they make on their animals & guarantees will be made only from the auction block while the animal is being sold. Absolutely no guarantee or warranty will be expressed or implied by the auctioneers or ring men. If you are not happy with these guarantees, please do not consign your horse to this sale.

WARRANTY:
The buyer assumes full ownership of the animal from the time it is sold in the sale ring and is responsible for proper feed and care.

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

CHECK-IN:  All horses must be checked in no later than Friday at noon at The Jake Clark Mule Days Arena (downtown Ralston, WY—15 miles east of Cody) 

  • Stalls are provided for each consignment and will be available Thursday. Best way to promote your horse to all buyers that attend is to arrive early.
  • The Friday afternoon 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.
  • See "Schedule of Events" Page for Listing of Times for Ranch Horse Competition, Event Preview, Saturday Morning Preview & Sale Time.
  • Trailers will be provided for tying of sale horses in the downtown Auction location on the main street of Cody next to 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.

STALLING FOLLOWING THE SALE:

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Auction is now an Online Auction.  Consignors will have auctions Horses at their Home Location.

Consignors have agreed to stall all sale horses for 7-10 days, please verify days with Consignor after purchase.  Additional Fee will be charged on a per day basis until horse is picked up. 

LOADING OUT:
Buyers must have a PAID RECEIPT emailed from Clark Management Company for all Pickup of Horses.

LIABILITY:
Buyers and sellers are cautioned to exercise care while bidding during the sale. Jake & Kay Clark, Best of the Rockies Committee; its principals, directors, officers, agents, employees and volunteers, and each and every landowner, municipal and/or government agency by which the Online Auction is conducted, shall NOT be liable for interruption of Auction Service, accuracy of all information that appears in the online sale catalog and previews. Buyers and Sellers agree to hold Clark Management Company, Inc. harmless from any claims arising out of any such inaccuracies or omissions.  There is no warranty expressed or implied by the sales company, sponsors, or Seller, as to the performing soundness, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose of any horse offered in this sale, other than those made specifically by the Seller.

By consigning a horse to the Cody Horse Sale, as a consignor, I verify that I have read the Consignment Information along with Terms and Conditions for Consignors and hereby agree to be bound by them.

Jake and Kay Clark of Clark Management Company will conduct the Sale.  Clark Management Company is bonded and licensed with the Wyoming Livestock Board.


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