Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ohio, Bed and Breakfast only seven miles from Mid-Ohio Draft Horse Sale

The Millersburg, Ohio, Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, located approximately seven miles from the Mt. Hope Auction Barn, is a convenient lodging choice for persons attending the Mid-Ohio Draft Horse Sale. The horse sale is held three times a year, the second Saturday in March, June, and October. During the months of March and October the sale begins on Tuesday and runs through Saturday. The sale not only includes many different horse breeds, but  thousands of tack items, harnesses, collars, horse drawn machinery, carriages, box wagons, buggies, and sleighs. Throughout the week over 1,400 horses are sold ranging from drafts, ponies, cross breds, and standard breds. The sale schedule for the week of Tuesday, March 5-9 2013 is as follows:

Swartzentruber Amish boys traveling in box wagon.

Mid-Ohio Draft Horse Sale
March 5-9, 2013

Tuesday, March 5              
8:00 am. - Tack in four locations
9:00 am. - Field Items and Equipment     
10:00 am. - Harness in main ring, Collars sell after
12:00 pm. - Box Wagons, Saddles
1:00 pm. - Carriages (expecting 200-250)
5:00 pm. - Cataloged Pony Sale (174 consigned)

Wednesday, March 6
8:00 am. - Riding Horses, Spotted Drafts, Clydesdales, Crossbreds. (447 consigned)                           

Thursday, March 7                                                                                                                                  

7:30 am. - Horse pull demonstration for Cataloged and Uncataloged Draft Horses.
8:00 am - Haflingers, Belgians and Pulling Horses (414 consigned)

Friday, March 8 

8:00 am - Cataloged Percherons (170 consigned) followed by Uncataloged Horses.  

Saturday, March 9

7:30 am. - Regular Horse Sale       

Auctioneers: Dave Kaufman, Dean Beachy, Steve Andrews, Atlee Shetler, Jr. Miller, Orus Mast, David Miller, Joseph Miller, Aden Yoder, Jon Yoder, Arlen Yoder, Myron Miller, Walter Zimmerman, and Leroy Miller.  

Submitted by: Elizabeth Beam 

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