Ranch production sales and premier horse show auctions are drawing closer. Whether you are a buyer looking for a good deal or a consignor hoping to get the best price for your horse, a few guidelines can translate to a successful sale.

Shine By The Bay came out on top of the open western-horse heap and earned the reserve Superhorse title from the 2003 American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show. The reserve title was accompanied by a $2,500 paycheck.