2 Million for Oldenburgs
The top price at the 95th Fall Elite Auction was achieved by the ultra-modern, three-year-old Superb by Secret - Welt Hit II - Landadel, bred by Lambertus Schnieder from Molbergen and exhibited by Stevens Sportpferde from Molbergen/Lower Saxony. The beautiful black mare was sold for 450,500 Euros to a regular Oldenburg customer and successful first-class breeder in Germany. The future champion mare Superb is sister to Grand Prix star Famoso OLD by Farewell III/Benjamin Werndl and the licensed Schickerio by Stedinger.
"Brilliant movers have inspired and attracted international customers in Vechta. The Oldenburg Horse Centre Vechta continues to have a great magnetic effect," reports Sales Manager Thomas Rhinow.
The four-year-old Commisario by Comme il faut - Diamant de Semilly - Nekton, bred by Hans-Jürgen Poehls from Neumünster/Schleswig-Holstein, was the second top price and most expensive jumping horse. Exhibitor b-Horses from Eckernförde/Schleswig-Holstein had discovered Commisario as a foal in Vechta. This ultra-modern jumping star was knocked down for 105,000 Euros to the patron Lutz Gössing for the international show jumping stable of Tim Rieskamp-Gödeking in North Rhine-Westphalia. Granddam Zara X is sister to the 1.45 m successful Clarissimo Z/Christian Ahlmann.
The top price among the elite foals with 62,000 Euros was the charming Sempre libre by So Perfect - Fürst Romancier - L'Espoir, exhibited by Brigitte Griesser from Austria. The movement king was sold to new customers in Great Britain. Sempre libre is out of the first crop of the Sezuan son So Perfect. Sire So Perfect shone as reserve champion of the Oldenburg licensing 2019. Granddam Leica is sister to a licensed stallion by L' Espoir.
The top price in the jumping foals with 33,000 Euros was Connery by Conthalou - Cornet Obolensky - Casall, bred by Rudolf Kühlmann, Rietberg/North Rhine-Westphalia. His sire Conthalou was the celebrated Oldenburg Champion Stallion in 2019. Out of the dam line 1298: The 1.60 m jumpers Cynar VA/Jessica Springsteen, USA, and Chupa Chup/Bernardo Alves, BRA. The sporty Connery will move to the stable of regular customers in Sweden.
"Jumping stables of the first league have bought in Vechta and got great course cracks in the auction marathon. We are very happy for our loyal exhibitors", reports Sales Manager Philip Bölle.
New customers from Costa Rica secured two Oldenburg dressage stars: Elite foal Tribeca NY by Total McLaren - For Romance I and dressage diva Senorita by Sezuan - Sir Donnerhall I.
Almost half of all riding horses will give pleasure to Oldenburg friends abroad in the future. In detail, these quality horses will cause a sensation in the USA (4), Belgium (3), Hungary (2), Costa Rica (1), Mexico (1), the Netherlands (1), Austria (1), Poland (1), and Sweden (1).
In the foal collection, almost half of the young Oldenburg talents were also auctioned off to the Ukraine (3), Austria (2), Sweden (2), Costa Rica (1), Great Britain (1), the Netherlands (1), Turkey (1), and Hungary (1).
The average price of the outstanding riding horse collection settled at around 49,000 Euros. The total turnover amounted to 1,906,000 Euros. The foals achieved an average price of approx. 14,600 Euros and a total turnover of 408,500 Euros.
Photo above: Price highlight Superb by Secret - Welt Hit II - Landadel. (OLD Art)
Photo below: Price highlight of the show jumpers Commisario by Comme il faut - Diamant de Semilly - Nekton. (OLD Art)