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Animal Science 317B students present horses at the 2023 Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association Fall Sale

ANS 317B student Grace Archambeau, with the yearling she worked with in the class, 22 Soaring Goddess

The 2023 ISU consignment included a total of 26 horses, 10 owned and raised by the Iowa State University Horse Farm and 16 additional client-owned yearlings. Nine students enrolled in AnS 317B spent the summer and the first week of this fall semester preparing the horses for this sale. The fall 2023 317B students are Grace Archambeau, Kailey Bahmann, Katherine Cubbage, Nicole DeYoung, Kaleena Dudek, Elizabeth Gideon, Sarah Hart, Hailey Kube, Teresa Petsche and undergraduate teaching assistants Lindsey Halsey and Raul Gonzalez.

A total of 76 horses were catalogued to the 2023 Iowa Thoroughbred Sale. Of those, 56 changed hands at the sale for revenues of $865,700.

Iowa State University was this year's leading consignor by number of horses sold and sales revenue, with 18 horses selling for a total of $382,300. The ten horses owned by ISU realized a total of $199,500. The co-sale toppers drew bids of $50,000 each. Hip 45 Brasa, owned by ISU out of the Stakes winning and producing mare Swede by the outstanding freshman sire Flameaway, and Hip 17, the 2022 colt out of Miss Waikiki by Maximus Mischief, consigned for Allen Poindexter and Tom Allen. 

Hip 45 Brasa pictured




To view the auction's full results, click here.