Horse Transportation


Buyers have until Monday, immediately following the auction at 5pm to pick up their horse(s).  After that time there will be an additional charge of $15.00 per day.   This does not cover accidents, health issues or other unforeseen mishaps to an animal.  It is totally the Buyers responsibility for the welfare of any and all animals purchased as of the time the auctioneer drops the hammer and claims "SOLD".  It is recommended to purchase Equine Insurance for your protection.
Equine Insurance can be obtained from Jones Equine Insurance Agency, INC. Bobby Jones 859-893-1097 


  • All Horses must be paid in full prior to Release and transport of purchased horse with Proper Paperwork.
  • Leaving the Pitchfork Ranch with your horse:
    • Band Inspections: REQUIRED on all Sale Horses
      A Brand Inspection (AKA Ownership Papers) is included with each horses payment at checkout and MUST BE OBTAINED from the Brand Inspector once you have paid for your horse.  All horses will be charged a $15.00 brand inspection fee by state law or the current fee.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT for transport OUT of Wyoming

  • Coggins:  All horses SOLD are required to provided a coggins test current within six months of sale date.  (Provided by Consignors)  MUST BE OBTAINED from the Veterinarian before leaving.
  • Health Papers required for all sold horses leaving Wyoming
    •  Fees should be included with the horses payment at checkout; $10.00 per animal; 
    • ADDITIONAL FEES: INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT REQUIREMENTS:  Health Fee is generally $150   See possible coggins exception below
      Coggins:  Detailed Coggins are required for International Transport which must have all markings of the horse including; whirls, scars, brands, white marks, dark markings; ie as much detail as possible.  If the Coggins provided by the consignor is not satisfactory, The Vet at the Sale can provide this type of coggins as follows:  $70 additional charge includes overnight delivery.  Once Coggins is obtained the International Health application will be sent prior to 3p.m. for overnight delivery.  Border Crossing requires original International Health with the certified stamp.
      Please verify with consignor of the horse you have an interest that the coggins will qualify for International Health to save you time and money.


LOCATION:  BRAND INSPECTOR and VET, will have signage near Pitchfork Ranch Horse Sale Office during and immediately after the Auction.

LIST of Transporters:  Besides a vast list of Equine Transporters that are listed on various internet sites, we have been asked to add the Transporters to our WILL HAUL List.

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