Welcome To
The Great American
Ranch and Trail Horse Sale
APRIL 8-10, 2021

20 Year Anniversary!


Lexington, Virginia


If you are looking to buy a ranch horse or a trail horse, the Great American Ranch and Trail Horse Sale is the place for you. This unique annual auction is held for ranch and trail horses of all breeds and there will be prices for all budgets. From Quarter Horses and Paints, to Cross breds and Gaited Horses, there will be horses, mules, and ponies to suit all ages, disciplines, and levels of experience. This is the 18th year for this annual auction. Don’t miss this exciting 2 day event!

Get your
consignments in EARLY
for promotions on
our website and Facebook

Catalog Entry Deadline:
March 1st

  Trail Horses of All Breeds For Sale
“The BEST Soundness Guarantee in the Business”



Thursday – 5:00pm

Meet and Greet Social

Consignors will be demonstrating their horses in the sessions that are their specialties.

Buyers will be able to watch the horses demonstrate, then visit with the consignor and their horse, one on one.

There will be 3 sessions of demonstrations:

* Trail Horses on obstacles

* Ranch Horse demonstrations

* Whips, Guns, and Tricks

Social Refreshments Sponsored by Buckeye Acre Farm


Clinics and Competitions

Friday – 11:00am

JTO Horsemanship Clinic

Jackie Turnbull, Trent Rhea and Odell Grose will give you helpful information on transitioning your new horse to his new home. A horse needs to acclimate to his different environment and surroundings as well as his new rider. Learn how to make this happen smoothly and with as little stress as possible.

Friday – 12:00pm

Jackie Turnbull

How to Purchase the Right Horse For You & Your Family

Jackie Turnbull has made a life long career from training and showing horses along with teaching youth, amateur and adult riders. She is familiar with all the ins and outs of horse and rider compatibility. Jackie also produces the Great American Ranch and Trail Horse Sale and she will give you tips on buying a horse at auction, along with information and knowledge that can help you make the right horse purchase.

Friday – 3:00pm

Star H Equine Insurance

$1,000 Ranch Horse Competition


$1000 in Prize Money

This competition is open only to horses consigned to the sale and is designed to allow prospective buyers the opportunity to see the horses perform activities consistent with the ranch horse environment. Great American Ranch Horse Competition
This is a judged event with the course consisting of a ranch riding pattern, boxing a cow, and demonstrating the ability to rope a cow. An additional consignment fee is required. More…

Winner of the 2019 Star H Equine Ranch Horse Competition


Ridden by Tania Morton

Consigned by Tania Morton

Winner of:

Saddle sponsored by

Friday – 6:30pm

Grand Entry of Horses

Gaited Horse “Show-Off”

$2,000 Trail Horse Competition


$2000 in Prize Money

This competition is open only to horses consigned to the sale. It is a judged event with eight obstacles. The top ten scoring horses will come back to the finals on Saturday morning. An additional consignment fee is required. Great American Ranch Horse CompetitionMore…

Begins: Friday at 7:00pm
Finals: Saturday at 9:30am


Download Consignment Form
Pay Consignment Fee Online

Winner of the 2019 Great American Trail Horse Competition


Consigned by Buckeye Acre Farm

Winner of:


Saturday – 8:30am

Circle Cross Cowboy Church

A member of the Cowboy Church Network of North America.

Pastor Alfred Tyson invites you to join them for some music, fellowship and prayer before the Trail Competition begins. All are welcome!

Saturday – 9:30am

Finals of the Trail Horse Competition

Saturday – 12:00pm

Horse Sale


Selling Awesome Ponies

14 hands and under – At the start of the sale!

Fort Valley Ranch
Winner Selected Saturday Before the Sale


Two nights accommodations either camping in a water & electric site or one room bunkhouse and two corrals for your “GREAT AMERICAN” trail horses or mules.

When you sign up for a Buyers number at the sale, you become eligable for the drawing!

River Hill Stables
Drawing on Friday night.


A fabulous 2 night stay for you and your horse at the “Cottage” the perfect place for a weekend in the country.

Sign up for a buyers number and you become eligible for the drawing!

Watch a
video about the

Great American
Ranch and Trail Horse Sale

Filmed by the TV show

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