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2014 Sale Results

The 39th Annual Lopez, Meyer & Lauing Quarter Horse Production Sale was held in Faith SD on Saturday August 30. Buyers filled the barn to the rafters and phone bidders participated from as far away as Florida as Lynn Weishaar auctioneered and John E. Johnson was in charge of the pedigrees. 85 head of weanlings, yearlings, broke horses and bred mares sold to the highest bidders from Bob & Karen Meyer of Glad Valley SD, Denny & Doris Lauing (Lauing Mill Iron L Ranch) of Sturgis SD and Lee Lopez of Meadow SD. Guest consigners included Bob & Jan Quickstad of Whitewood SD, Arlen Hulm, Arlie & Skyler Hulm of Faith SD and Archie Hulm of Timerlake SD.

The top 5 weanlings averaged $3,060. Kylee Habeck of Aberdeen was the successful bidder of $3,400 on the high selling stud colt Lot 51 (sired by Colonel Frenchman X Kip E Chrome) offered by Denny & Doris Lauing. Lot 29 Perty Northern Fox, a dun stud colt (sired by SNW Northern Frost X Frosts Dun Polly) of Bob & Karen Meyer’s program followed closely at $3,300 going to John Hoven a repeat buyer of Little Eagle SD. The Lauing’s also received honors of the high selling yearling, Dash For Frenchman ( Colonel Frenchman X Diamond’s Teardrop) and the high selling bred mare, DL Miss Illuminator (Fenchmans Hickory X Watch Playboy Girl) bred to Colonel Frenchman for a 2015 foal. Lot 71, a 2009 Gray Broke Gelding (Lil Easy Feature X Comos Jazzy Freckles) of the Lauing’s sold for $5,600. The Lopez, Meyer & Lauing’s along with guest consigners wish to thank everyone for attending and purchasing from the sale and look forward to seeing everyone at the 40th Annual Sale in 2015.


Horses for Sale at the Ranch by Private Treaty All Year

2010 Top Selling Consigner Levi Lauing
2001 Grade Gelding took top honors bringing $6,000 finding a new home in Nebraska.

Pictured: Levi Lauing (consigner), Buechle family from Johnstown NE (buyer) with sale hosts Denny & Doris Lauing, Jerry Simon & Lynda Neumiller


  2009 Armstrong Performance Horse Sale

Lauing Mill Iron L Ranch was personally invited to the Armstrong Performance Horse Sale in LaMesa New Mexico in September 2009 hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Joe Armstrong. 2005 Comos Watch Playboy (Comos Cottoneye X Watch Playboy Girl) captured highest selling broke gelding purchased by JT Prichard. Lauing Mill Iron L Ranch also captured the high selling mare, Comos Playboys Lydia (Comos Cottoneye X Playboys Lydia) in foal to a 2010 foal by Lil Easy Feature and second highest broke gelding Frenchmans Playboy (Frenchmans Hickory X Playboys Lydia).
Pictured: Josh Armstrong, Dr. Joe Armstrong, Rusty Armstrong, Denny Lauing, Doris Lauing owners of Comos Watch Playboy, Buyer JT Prichard of Las Cruces New Mexico
2008 Top Selling Consgner Alan Etzkorn
Left to Right: Denny and Doris Lauing,
Jaci and Alan Etzkorn

A Big Thank You!
Consigner Jerry Simon, Mudd Butte, donated a Palomino Filly (Hk San Blast Moon X Star Alive N Firen) to a 4-H member to be used in the 4-H Horse program. Pictured: Linda Neumiller, Brandi Prince, recepient of horse, Jerry Simon

2007 Top Selling Consignor   2nd Highest Selling Consigned Horse
2007 Top Selling Consigner, Levi Lauing
Left to Right Bernie Lauing, Denny Lauing,
Doris Lauing, Levi Lauing
2nd Highest selling Consigned Horse,
Sweet Testring Jet brought by
Clayton Etzkorn (right)
bought by Gimbills of Nebraska
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2007 Sale – Denny & Doris Welcoming buyers.
Judy Jira (clerking), Randy Steinke (auctioneer), Jan Swan Wood (pedigree reader.)
  Kaden Pazour (Denny & Doris Grandson.)
Showing well-broke horse in the sale ring.
2006 Central SD Rancher & Breeders Horse Sale Buyers.    

2010 CSDRB Flyer