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Operating as usual

08/16/2022

Thank you to everyone who participated in todays sale & best of luck to the winning bidders with your yearling purchases!

08/13/2022

YEARLING INSPECTION

The farm will be open for Yearling Inspection following todays races and tomorrow from 10 - 5pm.

Its a busy morning today as the team is moving yearlings into their sale locations.

Please call us at 217-496-2378 if you need accommodations outside of the scheduled time.

Thank you!

08/13/2022

STABLING YEARLINGS FOLLOWING THE SALE:

Yearlings sold at Monday’s sale can remain at the farm at a daily board rate of $16.00.

Yearlings previously owned by Fox Valley Standardbreds will have the daily board rate waived through September 15, 2022.

Stabling Agreements outlining these terms will be in the Sale Office and must be signed before leaving the farm on Monday.

Please contact us at 217-496-2378 with any questions. Thank you!

08/01/2022

2022 Yearling Videos coming soon!

The final edits of the full Fox Valley and Agent consignments are being reviewed and will be posted on YouTube. We will share the link as soon as possible.

Thank you!

Sale Roster
07/15/2022
Sale Roster

Sale Roster

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07/15/2022
www.landoflinconsale.com

We see experiencing a technical problem with our website and are working to resolve it quickly.

View the 2022 Fox Valley Yearling Consignment at the Land of Lincoln Standardbred Sale Company site
www.landoflinconsale.com

06/18/2022

Yearling season is approaching quickly and we’re looking to at 2-3 people to join our Yearling Sale Crew!

July 6 - August 15th
FT or PT

Must have horse experience but prior yearling prep experience isn’t required.

Contact us at 217-496-2378 or via email at [email protected]

06/16/2022

Congratulations to the connections of the winners at yesterday’s Summer Preview at Springfield!

We wish you continued success throughout the year and couldn’t be more proud of our first crop sires Somestarsomewhere and Can’t Afford It!

04/20/2022

2022 SALE DATE UPDATE:

The 2022 Yearling Sale is returning to the week of Illinois State Fair and will be held Monday, August 15th.

A limited number of entries are available. Contact us at 224-563-7062 or via email at [email protected].

We are excited to announce the addition of Southwind Chrome to our stallion roster! SOUTHWIND CHROME 1:50.1 ($243,882)CH...
11/29/2021

We are excited to announce the addition of Southwind Chrome to our stallion roster!

SOUTHWIND CHROME 1:50.1 ($243,882)

CHAPTER SEVEN - COUNTER POINTE

Visit www.walkerstandardbreds.com or call 217-496-2378 for more information.

2022 Stud Fee $2,500.

09/05/2021

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

We are greatly appreciative to everyone who attended and participated in today’s sale and wish you outstanding success with your purchases!

Doc & Pat

The Land of Lincoln Standardbred Sales Company
09/04/2021
The Land of Lincoln Standardbred Sales Company

The Land of Lincoln Standardbred Sales Company

Click to View the 2021 Sale Catalog Click to View 2021 Yearling Videos 2021-09-04T12:00:00 days hours minutes secondsuntil2021 Yearling Sale

09/01/2021

Online bidding will be available via Proxibid! Visit www.Proxibid.com to register!

08/11/2021

Welcome to the State Fair!
The farm will be open for yearling inspection from 10-4 or by appointment. Call us at 217-496-2378 with any questions.

06/09/2021

Yearling season is approaching quickly and we’re looking to at 2-3 people to our Yearling Sale Crew!

July 19th - September 4th
FT or PT

Must have horse experience but prior yearling prep experience isn’t required.

Contact us at 217-496-2378 or via email at [email protected]

04/14/2021

Join our team helping to keep the farm beautiful!

Gardener – Seasonal PT

Seeking a garden enthusiast to care for the gardens and outside areas of 3 large barns and farm entrances.

Responsibilities include:
• Weeding and mulching garden beds
• Trimming bushes and small trees
• Keeping barn areas and paddock fences trimmed and clean
• Keep planters watered and annuals trimmed.
• Other gardening projects as required

Interested parties should submit your resume via email to [email protected] or contact us at 217-496-2378 for more information.

04/12/2021

Summer Job Openings:

Walker Standardbreds has 2 flexible summer job opportunities, great for High School students.

Outdoor Farmhand / Groundskeeper PT

This is an outside job working to keep the farm looking nice. Typical job duties include trimming fence rows, cleaning and trimming around the horse barns and
out buildings, power washing and helping put up hay and straw. Fence repair could also be assigned if you have experience and work safely with tools. This is a part time job and flexible scheduling is available.

Hay Crew On Call List:

The farm receives over 5000 bales of hay and straw throughout the summer. Join the on call list and we will contact you 24 hours in advance to work on the hay crew.. Workers are paid at the end of the day. The hay and straw is baled and arrives on racks and elevator systems are used to move hay from the rack to the mow. You must be able to lift 50 lb. bales.

For information and to arrange a short interview call the office at 217-496-2378.

03/10/2021

JOB OPENING - WEEKENDS

BARN ASSISTANT (PT)

Job Responsibilities:

Work under the direction of the Barn Manager to provide daily care for mares and foals.
Safely lead mares and foals to and from paddock
Clean stalls and keep barn and surrounding area clean
Feed and water in barns and paddocks
Insure waters and feed tubs are kept clean
Assist in bringing grain, hay and bedding into barn
Communicate any issues immediately to Supervisor
Perform other responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

Previous horse experience required
Demonstrated desire to care for horses
Knowledge of safe horse handling
Willing to learn our procedures and follow directions
Self motivated team player
Positive attitude
Good listening and communication skills
Ability to exercise good judgment
Good attendance record
Valid DL and reliable transportation
Ability to stand and walk extended periods of time
Ability to lift 50lb bales of hay, straw and shavings

Please contact the office at 217-496-2378 or email [email protected]

02/23/2021
WALKER STANDARDBREDS TO HOST 2021 YEARLING SALE!Walker Standardbreds in partnership with the Land of Lincoln Standardbre...
02/23/2021
YEARLINGS – Walker Standardbreds

WALKER STANDARDBREDS TO HOST 2021 YEARLING SALE!

Walker Standardbreds in partnership with the Land of Lincoln Standardbred Sale Company will host their 2021 Yearling Sale at the Walker Farm on September 4th!

Walker’s Fox Valley Yearling consignment will feature first crop Illinois sires Somestarsomewhere and Can’t Afford It along with entries from nationally renowned sires Lazarus N, International Moni, Walner and Muscle Mass. The entire Fox Valley consignment can be found at www.walkerstandardbreds.com/yearlings.

Land of Lincoln Sale Company will be accepting a limited number of additional entries. Please contact the sale company at [email protected] for more information.

Doc & Pat are thrilled to welcome everyone back to the farm for sale day and look forward to selling their outstanding consignment from the home where they were born and raised!

YEARLINGS 2021 FOX VALLEY YEARLINGS Name Sire Dam S*x DOB FV Bella Can't Afford It Armbro Adored Filly 01/27/20 FV Safari Totally Pazzazzed Armbro Bahrain C**t 02/01/20 FV Trenton Can't Afford It Bambino Speed C**t 05/21/20 FV Ontario Muscle Mass Don't Think Twice C**t 02/22/20 FV Surreal Yankee Sky...

01/09/2021

Continuing to recruit for the following position:

FOALING BARN MONITOR- Evenings 5 - 10 PM (Seasonal)

We are seeking a professional, caring and self motivated individual to join our team during the breeding season to monitor expectant mares and new born foals stabled in the Foaling Barn. Incumbent will witness and assist the Veternarian with the delivery of new born foals and must be comfortable in that setting. Experience caring for mares is required.

Job Responsibilities:

Walk barn and monitor the condition of all mares stabled within.
Monitor expectant mares and signs of impending foaling
Immediately contact the Veternarian to report any changes in mares condition
Provide assistance to Veternarian during foaling process.
Complete foaling report, documenting required information
Assist in horse care including feeding and light stall cleaning
Keep barn and shared work spaces clean
Light grooming of mares
Transition status of all mares to incoming Overnight Foaling Attendant

Job Qualifications

Experience caring for horses, specifically mares and foals
Calm demeanor and ability to remain quiet and controlled during foaling process
Willing to learn and follow our procedures in caring for the mares
Good communications skills
Self motivated and display a positive attitude
Reliable and good work history
Ability to follow directions
Valid DL and reliable transportation
Ability to lift 50 lb bales of hay and straw

Please submit your resume to
[email protected]

12/10/2020

UPDATE:
A select group of weanlings by the sire Somestarsomewhere are being offered for sale. Please contact Doc Walker at
217-496-2378 for more information.

SOLD - Fox Valley Buxom - F- Somestarsomewhere / Bubba's Joicey B DOB - 4/4/2020

SOLD - Fox Valley Auburn - C - Somestartsomewhere / Duncan's Sister . DOB - 4/4/2020

Fox Valley Noah - C - Somestarsomewhere / Parade Of Love
DOB - 4/11/2020

Fox Valley Newport - C - Somestarsomewhere / Today Is The Day
DOB - 5/20/2020

12/10/2020

A select group of mares in foal to Somestartsomewhere are being offered for sale. Please contact Doc Walker at
217-496-2378 for more information:

ANYTHING YOU ASK in foal to Somestartsomewhere due 3/18/21
BUBBA'S JOICEY B in foal to Somestarsomewhere due 5/3/21
FOX VALLEY AMIE in foal to Somestarsomewhere due 5/27/21
PARADE OF LOVE in foal to Somestarsomewhere due 5/3/21
TODAY IS THE DAY in foal to Somestarsomewhere due 3/14/21
YOU LOOK GOOD in foal to Somestarsomewhere due 3/14/21

Fox Valley Yearlings selling at Lexington Selected and Hoosier Classic Sales! Contact us at 217-496-2378 or via email at...
09/27/2020

Fox Valley Yearlings selling at Lexington Selected and Hoosier Classic Sales!

Contact us at 217-496-2378 or via email at [email protected] to schedule an inspection appointment!

09/08/2020

Thank you to everyone who visited our consignment, bid on or purchased one of our yearlings today! We greatly appreciate your support and wish you the best of luck!

The 2020 Fox Valley Yearling consignment selling at the Illini Standardbred Sale - Labor Day, September 7th!Video's will...
08/13/2020

The 2020 Fox Valley Yearling consignment selling at the Illini Standardbred Sale - Labor Day, September 7th!

Video's will be available soon! To schedule and appointment to inspect this consignment at the farm please call 217-496-2378 or email [email protected].

06/27/2020

SEASONAL JOB OPENING - Fence Builder
(PT)

Job Responsibilities:
• Build and repair 4 board oak and diamond mesh fencing.
• Work outdoors
• Perform job safely and with accuracy
•Work with minimum supervision
•Communicate supply needs

Job Qualifications:
•Prior fence or building experience
•Proper use of fence building tools
•Solid safety record
•Good attendance record
•Reliable transportation / Valid DL

Direct inquiries to walkerstandardbreds .com or contact us at 217-496-2378.

06/22/2020

SUMMER JOB OPENING:

Work outdoors trimming and removing weeds growing along fence rows and in barn areas. Help put up hay in barns when necessary.

Valid DL, reliable transportation and good attendance record required.

Contact us at 217-496-2378 or via email at [email protected].

The foal arrival list is growing in leaps and bounds and includes our first Lazarus N  baby! With some help from Mother ...
02/25/2020
FOALS – Walker Standardbreds

The foal arrival list is growing in leaps and bounds and includes our first Lazarus N baby!

With some help from Mother Nature new pictures will be posted in the “Gallery” later this week!

www.walkerstandardbreds.com/foals

FOALS 2020 FOAL ARRIVALS Sire Dam S*x DOB Time To Roll Fox Valley Cherub F 1/08/20 Time To Roll Fox Valley Shakeit F 1/21/20 JK Endofanera Hah Chachacha C 1/23/20 Somestarsomewhere Kimmy C 1/23/20 Can't Afford It Memory Maker F 1/24/20 Time To Roll Official Line C 1/26/20 Can't Afford It Yankee Vict...

Address

7793 Farrand Road
Sherman, IL
62684

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4pm

Telephone

(217) 496-2378

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WATCH: Southwind Chrome ties the World Record at 4. The Red Mile, 9-29-2019.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=UpRQ77WzLaE&feature=share
We are excited to announce the addition of Southwind Chrome to our stallion roster!

SOUTHWIND CHROME 1:50.1 ($243,882)

CHAPTER SEVEN - COUNTER POINTE

Visit www.walkerstandardbreds.com or call 217-496-2378 for more information.

2022 Stud Fee $2,500.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

We are greatly appreciative to everyone who attended and participated in today’s sale and wish you outstanding success with your purchases!

Doc & Pat
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