Mr T, Bullock reports for the week ending Saturday, August 23rd:-—32 horses were brought forward for the. day's sale, by auction, and privately afterwards 17 were sold as follows:-Medium draughts, 5 years old, £15 to £19 ; 6 year old; of a light stamp, £12, £13, £13 6s to £15 ; 7 year old, £10 10s up to £16 10s ; aged, of an inferior description, £4 5s to £5; three two year olds, unbroken and one yearling brought £24 the lot; light harness horses, £5, £8, £8 15s ; inferior, £2 12s 6d. For medium draughts there were again more buyers than, sellers.. Hacks —For this class it was very difficult to obtain bids, feed at this season of the year being valuable is no doubt the cause of this, and persons are only buying for immediate requirements.; Sundries — A quantity of harness sold'at very satisfactory prices. Collars, hames, and winkers, £1 5s to £112s 6d per set; leading chains, 13s per set; new blinkers, 9s 3d to 10s per pair. A set of trap harness, £2 5s ; saddle, £2 15s ; double furrowplough, £6. Feed oats, Is 3d per bushel; seed wheat, 3s 5d per bushel.
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Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2501, 26 August 1890
Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2501, 26 August 1890
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