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2017 Buckeye Bonanza and Open House are a Success

May. 4, 2017
Wagon Rides During the Buckeye Bonanza Open House

The successful 2017 Buckeye Bonanza Open House & Sale Horse Preview and the Buckeye Bonanza Horse Sale brought in a total of $20,216 through a silent auction and online horse auction for The Ohio State University Equine Program.

The Open House, held on April 15, 2017, was well attended. Visitors enjoyed wagon rides, face painting, a petting zoo and sale horse preview activities. Autumnwood Farm and Mohican Valley Haflingers provided the wagon rides all day. A silent auction held during the Open House raised $1,066.

This year's Buckeye Bonanza Horse Sale auction was held online. Bidders were able to register through the Buckeye Bonanza website and virtually bid on the horse(s) of their choice. The auction opened April 13, 2017 closed on April 20, 2017. Horses sold through the online auction netted a total of $19,150. This year’s average sale was $1,915 and the high seller was Lot 6, Hawkeye, at $3,100.

Continue to watch the Buckeye Bonanza Horse Sale Facebook page for details regarding next year's Sale and Open House.

Sale Horse PreviewVisitors meet the Sale Horses