A total of 152 quality Australian Stock Horses sold for an average of $9974 at the 45th annual Dalby ASH Sale held at the Dalby Showgrounds in Queensland on Sunday.
The top price of $35,000 was achieved at auction twice on Saturday evening, and a mare passed-in at $26,000 on Sunday sold later for the same price during the sale session.
In a breakdown of the catalogue 57 geldings sold to average $9868, 90 mares averaged $9705, and six stallions averaged $16,000.
It was Romeos Kitty offered by Bill Carey of Goondiwindi, who passed the mare in at $26,000 and later sold her for $35,000 to Marcus and Shelly Curr, Yelvertoft Station, near Mount Isa.
Also making good money was the eight-year-old back mare Common Destiny offered by the Penny family, Kilcoy and sold to the Teece family, Mareeba for $30,500.
Craig and Belinda Ellrot, Big House, Morinish sold a four-year-old stallion Big House Matlock for $21,000 to Peter and Melissa Hill, Clarke Creek, near Marlborough.