WELCOME back, friends
Superior Morgan Horse Sale.
This year, more superior than ever.
Dear Morgan Horse Enthusiast,
We hope this letter finds everyone on the go and hopefully, everyone had a successful breeding season and are having a fun and great show season. We are excited and are getting ready for our 14th Annual Superior Morgan Horse Sale. We are very pleased with the early interest in the sale. We will be accepting consignments starting on August 15, 2023 for our November 17 -18, 2023 sale, which will once again be held at the Michicana Event Center in Shipshewana, Indiana.
We will be selling horses Friday starting at 10:00 am, followed by a stallion presentation at 6:00 pm. Saturday morning, we will continue the sale. All events will be held in the indoor driving arena. The building is an all indoor, heated facility.
TO BID BY PHONE
If bidding by phone and not present at the sale, please call no later than Thursday, November 17th to ensure that you’re ready to go by sale day. We require full name, address, telephone number, credit card information, and which horses you’re interested in. On the day of sale, we will contact you when we are close to selling that horse, so that you’re on the phone as we are selling. There is a 4% surcharge on credit card purchases and sales tax will be charged, unless we have an exemption form completed with tax number and signature. Buyer is responsible for their own hauling arrangements.
To register to bid by phone, contact
Dennis Bontrager | Consignments | 574-312-4685
To call on day of sale — 260-768-4798
BUYER PAYMENT INFORMATION
If attending the sale in person and wish to pay by check, please bring current photo ID. If buyer has a tax ID number, then we will need an exemption form completed with signature and ID number. Credit Card payments will have a 4% surcharge.
Our consignment fee is $150.00 per horse, and commission fees are as follows:
$0 – $5,900 = $200
$6,000 – $8,400 = $400
$8,500 – $12,400 = $600
$12,500 – $19,900 = $1,000
$20,000 – $29,900 = $1,500
$30,000 and up = $2,000
NO SALE IS NOT AN OPTION, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE YOUR HORSE BACK FROM SUPERIOR MORGAN HORSE SALE. BUY BACKS WILL BE CHARGED THE SAME COMMISSION AS THE SALE HORSES WITH A BUY BACK CAP OF $1,000. If a horse becomes unable to sell because of death or sickness, a substitute may be used, but the sale committee must be informed and the substitute approved. A vet certificate of death, sickness or unsoundness must accompany the request. If a horse is sold or the owner is unable to make a substitution before the sale date, a fee of $400.00 per horse must be paid. ALL SUBSTITUTIONS MUST BE APPROVED BY THE SALE COMMITTEE.
All horses consigned must be registered with the Morgan Horse Association, or the Canadian Horse Registry, and all registrations must be in the current owner’s name and owner must sign the transfer before any money can be transferred. If a registration is pending, we must have a letter from the AMHA/CMHA with your consignment form.
The sale committee will be inspecting horses, however, the owner’s statement of soundness will be announced from the auction block. The Superior Morgan Horse Sale committee reserves the right to reject any horses for any reason including, but not limited to: unsoundness, poor physical condition, and improper documentation of health requirements, or registration papers.
All horses (sale, stallion, and transit) must have flu and Rhino shots within the last 6 months and no later than 21 days prior to the sale. This must be included on your health papers and signed by your vet. Each horse must also have a negative Coggins test within 6 months of the sale and an interstate health paper within 30 days of the sale. Canadian horses must have International papers for transport between countries. Please complete this portion on the second page of the consignment form. Please see the form for a checklist of vet work that needs to be provided at check in of your sale, stallion and transit horses. All mares sold vet checked in foal, if questionable, must be checked at the buyers expense before leaving the sale grounds. If found not to be in foal, it will be the seller’s expense. All bred mares must have a signed foal registration application.
We will sell horses in the order they appear in the catalog. If you want a pair of horses to be sold together, you must inform us when you send in your consignments. If you want to be stalled with another consignor, please state that on your consignment forms as well.
All no shows are subject to a $400.00 fee per horse, unless a signed vet certificate of unsoundness or death is received by the sale committee. Any outstanding fees will prohibit you from selling a horse until the debt is paid in full.
Please make checks payable to:
Superior Morgan Horse Sale
Al Lehman | Stallion Presentation & Sweepstakes Services | 260-350-9915
Send Stallion forms to: Al Lehman
1635 N ST RD 5 Shipshewana, IN 46565
Dennis Bontrager | Consignments | 574-312-4685
Send Consignment forms to: Dennis Bontrager
12559 CR30 Middlebury, IN 46540
Dennis Fry | Advertising | 574-364-0851
Send Advertising forms to: Dennis Fry
61675 ST RD 13 Middlebury, IN 46540
All consignments must include a clear copy of the horse’s registration and a completed consignment form along with the consignment fee of $150.00 per horse. No consignments will be accepted without the consignment fee included. If you want a photo in the catalog, it must be high resolution at 300 dpi, at least 2000px wide. Low resolution photos will not be used.