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Horse Market.

Mr T; Bullock reports for the week ending Saturday, November Ist:—There was a very large entry of horses. Altogether sevehtytwo were offered by auction/during the day. There were more than the usual number of ' acks, light harness horses, and weeds, m . i< 1 ilis a wonder where all the weedy sorts come from ; farmers should certainly be more careful m the selection of the stock they breed from. ' As a rule good sorts brottght forward for sale, whether draughts, light harness horses, or hacks, sell at prices that pay for breeding, whereas inferior are difficult to quit, and the prices obtained; for them cannot possibly pay fpr their keep. Out of the total number offered forty-two were sold:—Draught mares, six and seven years old, of a good stamp, brought £19, £20, £21 ss; gelding, seven years old, of a. good stamp, £18 ss, there were buyers present for more of this class } aged draughts,; £7 15s, £7 15s, £8, £8 15s; inferior* £3 ss, £4 10s, £6 ; four years old, just broken, of a light stamp, £8, £8 10s ; light harness horses, £5 15s, £6, £7 5s j others, £3, £3' ss, £4, £4 ss; hacks, £3, £3 15s, £7!55; ten unbroken colts and fillies, of a light stamp, sold at from £4 to £7 10s, according to description; a number of inferior dorts; and weeds changed hands at from £1 2s 6d to £210s. ' ; Sundries—Double furrow plough, £410s ; old dray, £3 2s 6d; breeching and cart: saddle, collars, hames, and winkers, leading chains, etc., saddles, and bridle^ at about usual prices. ;

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Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2561, 4 November 1890

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Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2561, 4 November 1890

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