Breeding Horses for Sale near Blue Island, IL

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Miniature Mare
Class ~A~ Double Registered Mare Xena's registered name is "Frichnick's D..
Monee, Illinois
Bay
Miniature
Mare
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Monee, IL
IL
$500
Saddlebred Stallion
Don't miss out on this amazing horse versatile, can go english, driving, o..
New Lenox, Illinois
Chestnut
Saddlebred
Stallion
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New Lenox, IL
IL
$5,000
Oldenburg Mare
Shoen is a Beautiful Mare, Nice hunter under saddle, jumping 2 ft and very..
Crete, Illinois
Bay
Oldenburg
Mare
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Crete, IL
IL
$6,000
Quarter Horse Mare
stout build, sweet disposition. To short for our stallion , sweet horse , ..
Lake Village, Indiana
Quarter Horse
Mare
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Lake Village, IN
IN
$1,500
Arabian Mare
Kay is a 17 year old purebred registered arabian mare. She is broke to ride..
Crown Point, Indiana
White
Arabian
Mare
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Crown Point, IN
IN
$1,700
Rocky Mountain Mare
This mare has a do anything go anywhere attitude. She is a great trail hor..
Valparaiso, Indiana
Black
Rocky Mountain
Mare
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Valparaiso, IN
IN
Contact
Appaloosa Mare
Super sweet young mare. Could excel at anything. Has been used on trails an..
Hebron, Indiana
Appaloosa
Mare
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Hebron, IN
IN
$2,500
Tennessee Walking Mare
Hattie will make you a great broodmare and she also drives and rides. Force..
Valparaiso, Indiana
Chestnut
Tennessee Walking
Mare
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Valparaiso, IN
IN
$5,000
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About Blue Island, IL

Norman Rexford came to Chicago from Charlotte, Vermont in 1835 and in 1836 became the first permanent settler of Blue Island when he established the Blue Island House near the intersection of present-day Western Avenue and Gregory Street just north of the Western Avenue bridge. Before Rexford built the Blue Island House he had constructed a four-room log cabin in the wilderness at the north end of the Blue Island ridge that he intended as a tavern for wayfarers, but after a year realized that the place was not likely to be profitable for him and began to look for another site where he might have more success. Although farther from Fort Dearborn and the settlement at Chicago (which by that time was incorporated and had a population of several thousand persons) by about 3 miles (5 km), the new inn was better situated because it was located on the Wabash Road (in Blue Island now Western Avenue), which was then a part of the Vincennes trail that went from Chicago to Vincennes, Indiana. It was considerably larger and more refined than Rexford's previous venture, being a two-and-a half-story white frame building that also had various outbuildings to accommodate the needs of his guests. Because it was a day's journey from Chicago, within a few years the inn became the nucleus for a group of businesses that catered to the soldiers, cattlemen (with their herds) and other travelers who arrived by stagecoach or otherwise frequented the Vincennes trail.