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Cattleman’s Weekend, Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale set for March 15-16

Sam Gould of Williams works a horse for potential buyers to observe Friday afternoon March 18, 2016 during the first day of the 25th Annual Cattleman's Weekend at the Prescott Livestock Auction in Chino Valley. (Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier)
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Sam Gould of Williams works a horse for potential buyers to observe Friday afternoon March 18, 2016 during the first day of the 25th Annual Cattleman's Weekend at the Prescott Livestock Auction in Chino Valley. (Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier)

Cattleman’s Weekend, featuring a ranch horse sale, cow sale, two bull sales, and western trade show is set for Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. The event will take place at the Prescott Livestock Auction located 5-1/2 miles off Highway 89 on Perkinsville Road, on the north side of Chino Valley.

Friday’s activities kick off with the opening of the Cattleman’s Trade Show in the big tent next to the auction barn at 10 a.m. The trade show features trucks, western art, western clothing and jewelry, livestock and vet supplies, cattle working equipment, tack and equine supplies, custom boots, leatherwork and crafts.

The 21st annual Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale also takes place Friday at 6 p.m. The horses will be sifted for soundness at the roping arena at 8 a.m., then shown and judged working cattle at 10 a.m.

This year approximately 20, ranch-raised, broke horses will sell. The sale is strictly invitational, and all horses are required to come from legitimate working ranches and cowboys, according to a news release.

The 27th annual Replacement Heifer Sale also takes place on Friday, right before the horse sale at 4 p.m., offering cattle producers the opportunity to add bred and open females and pairs to their herds. Saturday the trade show opens at 9 a.m.

The 19th annual Arizona Angus Association Bull Sale and 42nd annual Arizona Hereford Association Bull Sale start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, immediately followed by the 31st annual Prescott All Breed Bull Sale.

Over 250 horses, cows and bulls will sell over the weekend.

Concessions on the grounds will be provided by Iron Horse Grill and Guy’s Western Concessions, the news release states.

For more information call Prescott Livestock Auction at 928-445-9571 or visit www.cattlemansweekend.com.

Information provided by the Cattleman's Weekend.

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