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MJC Equine Unit offers Open House and Horse Sale December 3

MJC Equine Unit offers Open House and Horse Sale on December 3

Modesto Junior College Equine Unit invites the public to an Open House and Horse Sale on Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Campus Equine Unit, 2201 Blue Gum Ave. in Modesto. There is no admission charged and campus parking is free.

There are 15 horses for sale, with both mares and geldings available and horses at all ages and levels of training. Breeds available include American Quarter Horse, Paint, Warmblood and a variety of ponies.

Horses can be purchased the day of the sale or through a bidding process that will end at noon on December 5, 2016. In addition to the barn being open on December 3, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the horses can be viewed by appointment on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5. Bids will be accepted via email or phone. All proceeds from the sale directly benefit the MJC equine program.

Questions regarding the horse sale or the MJC Equine Program may be directed to Julie Haynes at 575-6872, or>.

Pictured L-R in MJC Horses #1: “Just Jack,” a 5 year old Warmblood gelding, noses “Skippin’ Page Two,” a 13 year old Quarter Horse mare.
Pictured L-R in MJC Horses #2: MJC students ride “Rita,” “Comanche” and “Skippin’ Page Two” during their Introduction to Colt Training class.

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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.