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PROSPECTIVE BUYERS AND CONSIGNERS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!! All purchases through this sale are bound to the terms and conditions set forth herein, whether buyer and consigner has read them or not. Please take the time to read and become familiar with them and be aware that all transactions in this sale are governed by these terms and conditions. The failure of any buyer to comply with the terms and conditions set forth here will constitute default by the buyer.

There is an 8% BUYERS PREMIUM for all purchases ONLINE.

San Juan Ranch Horse Sale

1. Terms of the sale are cash. Personal checks are considered cash. Drivers license or other positive forms of identification will be required for checks.

2. The sales management is not responsible for the integrity of any specific bid, and the seller understands and assumes all responsibility for any bid that is made and not thereafter honored. In the event that a bid is not honored, the seller agrees to hold Ken Beck and Associates, and any employees harmless and agrees not to sue the San Juan Ranch Horse Sale Management thereof. 

3. The sellers reserve the right to bid, and to accept or reject any and all bids.

4. Horses are at the buyer's expense and risk and responsibility from the time of the purchase. No delivery will be made until said horse has been in full. The buyer is responsible for paying the transfer fee.

5. All 2022 foals that are sold individually will be sold with one-third down and the balance due at weaning. If any such foal is determined to be found unsound at weaning, all money will be refunded in full. However, failure to pick up said foal at weaning or failure to pay the balance for any reason other than unsoundness, will cause the buyer to forfeit all money paid. 

6. All registration papers will be withheld by the sales management until all checks have cleared the bank. At such time the papers, along with the transfers, breeder's certificate, foal applications, and foal transfers will be sent directly to the buyer. If any buyer desires to obtain registration papers immediately, the horse must be paid for in currency. 

7. Warranties: Auctioneers, announcers, and clerks do not act as agents for or represent the buyer or seller. They merely provide a medium for bringing together the buyer and seller for the purpose of a sales transaction. At the San Juan Ranch Horse Sale there will be no bids accepted or transactions made for less than the value of $250.00.


There is no guarantee with respect to soundness or physical health of any animal sold other than any specific guarantees made by the consignor. Therefore, the consignor shall be the responsible party for all guarantees either written or verbal. All defects and unsoundness of any nature known to the consignor shall be stated. Buyer has the right to have a veterinary examination, at the buyer's expense, of any animal purchased upon the immediate exit from the auction ring. If a dispute arises between buyer and seller with regard to an animal's soundness or general health at the time of sale, the official veterinary examination will be used to settle the dispute. In the event thee dispute cannot be settled by either of the aforementioned items, then it shall be the sole responsibility of the buyer and consignor to arrive at a mutual decision by which the management can abide. Once an animal has been removed from the grounds, or a 24 hour time limit has expired from the time of sale, no recourse is available and the transaction is final. 

9. Every effort has been made to ensure correctness of the catalog, and in most cases, information quoted concerning horses is taken from the official horse association records. However, the sales management and the staff will not assume or accept responsibility for error or omissions. 

10. All buyers or prospective buyers must register and obtain a buyers number. This can be done at any time at or during the sale. 

11. If a dispute should arise over a bit it will be settled solely by the auctioneer, and his decision is final. 

12. Ken Beck and Associates, XIT Western Productions and the San Juan Ranch Horse Sale Committee are not, nor will be held liable for any accidents to persons or animals. 


PROSPECTIVE BUYERS AND CONSIGNERS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!! All purchases through this sale are bound to the terms and conditions set forth herein, whether buyer and consigner has read them or not. Please take the time to read and become familiar with them and be aware that all transactions in this sale are governed by these terms and conditions. The failure of any buyer to comply with the terms and conditions set forth here will constitute default by the buyer.

  • XIT Horse Sales/KW Ventures/ XIT Western Productions and its associates act as agents only and are not responsible for buyer/seller error or misunderstanding. All guarantees are strictly between the buyer and seller. All horses are offered for sale according to the laws of the State of California. There is no representation or warranty expressed or implied by the auctioneer or sale staff, as to soundness or fitness for any particular purpose of any horse offered in this sale. The seller listed is the responsible party for all representations concerning the condition of any horse.
  • Commission retained by XIT Horse Sales will be 8% of each horse’s selling price.
  • There is an 8% BUYERS PREMIUM for horses purchased ONLINE.
  • The payment for each horse sold will be mailed out within 5 days of the sale date.
  • The catalog fee of $250.00 is due when horse is consigned and is not refundable.
  • Consignor has the right to “NO SALE” or “PASS OUT” or "REPURCHASE" a horse IN THE RING. It can not be done later. A Fee of $250.00 will be applied. Once the horse is announced as SOLD by the auctioneer it changes ownership.
  • The consigner agrees NOT TO PRIVATELY SELL OR WITHDRAW a consigned horse prior to the sale. The only exception is an injured or sick horse with a signed veterinary release. NO SHOWS WILL BE CHARGED $500.00 PER HEAD without proof of medical withdraw from a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Alley trading is NOT allowed, ALL sales must go through the sale office.
  • Effort has been made to assure accuracy of this catalog and internet advertising. However, XIT Horse Sales and auctioneers will not assume responsibility for errors or omissions. Announcements in the ring take precedence over printed information. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE ANNOUNCEMENTS. Buyer is bound by all announcements from the auctioneer stand at the commencement of the sale and at the time of sale of each individual horse.
  • The highest bidder is to be the buyer. If a dispute should arise between bidders, the disputed horse will immediately be put up for bid again. In any dispute, the auctioneer has sole authority to settle the dispute and his decision is final. XIT Horse Sales reserves the right to waive the sale of a horse BEFORE it leaves the ring.
  • Buyers have the right and are encouraged to have a veterinarian of their choice conduct a complete pre-purchase exam on any horse offered in the auction at the buyer’s expense. Purchasers of horses in this sale acknowledge that they have had the opportunity to thoroughly examine by veterinarian or otherwise each horse that they have purchased and hereby accept any horse they purchase “as is” with all defects and conditions except those that are specifically warranted in these conditions. Be sure to EXAMINE HORSES PRIOR TO PURCHASING.
  • All horses must be tested for Equine Infectious Anemia (Coggins test) and found NEGATIVE within 6 months of the sale date. Coggin’s papers will be present in the individual horse’s folder. A health certificate is also required. (See California Livestock Board Requirements)
  • Immediately after the horse is sold, it will be the sole risk and responsibility of the buyer. Effective from the time of purchase, the buyer assumes responsibility for the maintenance and care of the animal. The buyer further agrees to indemnify and hold XIT Horse Sales harmless from all loss, cost and expense arising from illness, injury or death of such animal, or loss or damage to property, and injury or death of persons, caused by the buyer, the buyer’s agents or employees, or by the animal, subsequent to the time of purchase. NO HORSE WILL LEAVE SALE LOCATION UNTIL FINAL SETTLEMENT HAS BEEN MADE.
  • Payment in full must be made to the cashier immediately after the sale on June 24th 2022. Method of payment shall be cash, cashier’s check, traveler’s checks, personal check (with two forms of identification), or Visa/MasterCard/Discover. Checks can be made out to KW Ventures.
  • If the horse is sold as registered. Registration papers will be provided on sale day along with completed transfer reports. Persons not having a current membership can purchase one directly from the breed registry. If the seller does not present the registration, transfers, or correct breeding report to the office prior to the sale, proceeds will be held until paperwork is received.
  • Buyers and spectators are cautioned to be careful while on the grounds, particularly while horses are being shown or sold in the sale ring. All persons attending the sale do so at their own risk. According to the laws of the State of California, neither the owners nor any other person connected with this sale assume any liability, legal or otherwise, for accidents to persons or property, before, during, or after the sale.
  • XIT horse sales does not guarantee any level of the horse’s training or behavior once the horse is sold. Please thoroughly inspect horses before you purchase. Descriptions of sale horses in the catalog were written by sellers and are based on their opinions and experiences with the horses. These statements do not imply any guarantees or warranties on the sale horses.