Auction of the Hanoverian Stallion Sales Concluded With Outstanding Results

Top Priced Colt - St. Moritz Junior/Don Schufro
Top Priced Colt - St. Moritz Junior/Don Schufro

Top stallions, top quality, fantastic prices – after three days Hanoverian Stallion Licensing and Stallion Sales, the experts were unanimous: Hans-Heinrich Meyer zu Strohen concluded  after the free jumping: “The brilliant free jumping presentations with some of the horses performing at the international level was due to the outstanding overall quality.” Team Olympic Champion Heike Kemmer summarized: “We saw a huge variety of upper level horses with different pedigrees, showing extraordinary movement.” The Licensing Committee accepted 53 youngsters for breeding, 19 of them were additionally nominated Premium Stallion: eleven dressage and eight show jumping horses.

A modern and very sporty black colt by St. Moritz Junior/Don Schufro (breeder and exhibitor: Joachim Wahlers, Reessum) became top-priced horse after a tremendously exciting bidding duel the audience in the Niedersachsenhalle had never seen before, celebrated by auctioneer Daniel Delius. The stallion changed at Euro 580,000 to Blue Hors Stud in Denmark. And because the Danish appreciate Hanoverian bloodlines, the well-known and approved stud had already purchased another sports stallion before: the specially awarded brown youngster by Fuerstenball/Dacaprio (breeder: Hans-Heinrich Plate, Otterndorf – exhibitor: Dr. Kerstin Klieber, Meinersen) was sold at Euro 460,000. Another Premium Stallion by Dancier/Weltmeyer (breeder: Georg Struebig, Viennenburg – exhibitor: Heinrich Giesselmann, Barver) was sold at a top price: The stud Bonhomme purchased the impressive black horse at Euro 305,000.

Top-priced jumper became an awarded Diarado/Contendro I-son, bred and owned by Heinrich Bremer Jun. from Neustadt. The black-brown show jumping athlete will move into his new stall at the stable of Paul Schockemoehle. Eight young Hanoverians were sold at Euro 100,000 and more. International customers paid an average of Euro 76,100 for the licensed stallions, the highest amount achieved within the last five years. 21 young stallions will find a new breeding home abroad.

And the non-licensed stallions were as popular. Two stallions were sold at Euro 40,000: A Diamond Hit/Abanos-son (breeder and exhibitor: Jochen Meyer, Allwoerden) was sold to Denmark. The same price was paid for a Floriscount/Stedinger-son (breeder: Johann-Bernhard Tuitjer, Krummhoern – exhibitor: Henning Mues, Stolzenau) who found new owners in Spain. Auction Manager Joerg-Wilhelm Wegener commented after the auction: “Experienced horse people purchased top horses at top prices. The perfect basis for a fantastic future career. I am happy for buyers and breeders.”

Breeding Manager Dr. Werner Schade finally concluded: "This age-group confirmed that Hanoverians set standards. The dressage collection shined with super movement of international quality. The jumpers exhibited outstanding jumping capabilities international top riders immediately purchased without hesitation.”

Results - Licensed Stallions:
No. of horses offered for sale     50 horses            
no. of horses sold                      50 horses            
Total turnover                           3.805.000,00 EUR            
Average price                           76.100,00 EUR            
Top price                                 580.000,00 EUR            
Lowest price                             18.000,00 EUR

Results - Non Licensed Stallions:
No of horses offered for sale     38 horses            
No. of horses sold                    38 horses            
Total turnover                          737.000,00 EUR            
Average price                          19.394,73 EUR            
Highest price                           40.000,00 EUR            
Lowest price                           8.500,00 EUR




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