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Colt Sale

April 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am 2:00 pm

UMW and MCH to Host Annual Colt Challenge and Sale 

Students and colts compete in a series of events that demonstrate their wide range of abilities on the first day, and the following day, a public auction features the colts for sale, with all proceeds reinvested in the program in order to provide scholarships to Natural Horsemanship majors at the University of Montana Western. 

Those interested in attending the auction can do so in person, online, or by phone. To bid online, participants must pre-register at least one day prior to the sale. To pre-register, please visit and click “Get Approved to Bid.” Participants can then bid online via desktop by visiting the day of the sale or by downloading the Northern Livestock Auction mobile app.

To bid by phone, pre-register by calling Northern Livestock Video Auction at 866-616-5035 before the sale day to obtain a bid number. Bidders can then phone in the day of the sale by calling 406-245-0889.

The sale order will be posted on Friday, March 31 by 5:00 p.m. on the Montana Western Colt Challenge and Sale website and Facebook page.

For more information about the Colt Challenge and Sale, please contact Head Natural Horsemanship Instructor, Eric Hoffmann, by email at [email protected] or call 406-925-1499.

Schedule of Events:

  • Preview: 10:00 a.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
  • Sale: 1:00 p.m.