Reining Horses for Sale near Virden, IL

Post Free Ad
Advanced Search
Half Arabian Mare
Lena is a nine yr old bay roan half arab. she is AHA registered. for an in..
Rochester, Illinois
Bay Roan
Half Arabian
Mare
-
Rochester, IL
IL
$5,000
Paint Mare
Beautifully marked Bay Tobiano filly out of QTS Smokin Peppy Lena (ROM Amat..
Edinburg, Illinois
Paint
Mare
-
Edinburg, IL
IL
$3,000
Paint Stallion
2004 Illinois High Point Amateur and Open Grand Champion Reiner and Illinoi..
Edinburg, Illinois
Bay
Paint
Stallion
-
Edinburg, IL
IL
$500
Paint Mare
This outstanding young colt combines the bloodlines of Barlink Macho Man, J..
Edinburg, Illinois
Sorrel
Paint
Mare
-
Edinburg, IL
IL
Contact
1

About Virden,IL

Virden sits atop a large seam of coal. After the 1850s, when the Chicago and Alton railroad was completed, it became possible to mine Virden coal and ship it long distances for a profit. Throughout the second half of the 1800s, Virden prospered and grew as a coal-mining town. A bitter coal strike broke out in 1898. The Chicago-Virden Coal Company, fearing loss of key business in Chicago, refused to allow its Virden mines to be unionized, nor would it pay the nonunionized miners union-scale wages.