Open Air Premiere: Great Success
"We are pleased that the premiere of the 1st Oldenburger Special Edition received so much popularity and that international demand was again high. Especially the interest from overseas was gigantic. In the future ten Oldenburg horses will delight their riders in the USA", summarizes auctioneer Fabian Kühl.
A long-time customer from Denmark can look forward to a great time with Great Time. For 165,000 Euros, a dressage stable secured the daughter of Grey Flanell - Hotline - Rohdiamant, bred by Martin Otten from Steinfeld. "Great Time is an absolute dream mare with excellent movements and all possibilities for the big sport. I am sure that in the future we will hear a lot about this exceptional talent", says sales manager of the dressage horses Thomas Rhinow.
The second price peak was the high-flyer Zonic Empire by Zinedine - Corrado II - Fernando, already successful in 1.30 m jumping competitions. The bay, bred by Rolf Harbeck from Wahlstedt and exhibited by SR Sportpferde from Leipzig, will compete for 142,000 Euros under the federal flag of Switzerland.
The average price of the sport horse collection scored over 36,000 Euros. 21 sport horses were sold for a total of 761,000 Euros. Nine Oldenburg horses will make an international career, they will move to Austria (4), Switzerland (2), Denmark (1), Mexico (1) and the United States (1).
Future star for America: The price highlight of the foal collection was Creed by Chacco-Blue - For Pleasure - Carthage - Grand Veneur. The colt will move to the United States for 37,000 Euros. The rarity from the heritage of the legendary Chacco-Blue is bred by the Italian Franca Zanetti and was exhibited by SR Sportpferde from Leipzig. Dam Gitana del Terriccio was successful in 1.45 m jumping. Her sister Indiana del Terriccio by Can Can is jumping in 1.55 m competitions.
The little sunshine Farrington by Fürstenball - Romanov Blue Hors - Aquilino, bred by Dr. Rudolf Richard from Saerbeck, became the second most expensive foal of the collection. For 36,000 Euros a buyer community specialized on stallion rearing in North Rhine-Westphalia and Lower Saxony secured this young colt. From the dam line are the stallions Jovian by Apache, Dream Boy by Vivaldi, Dream of Heidelberg I + II by Donnerschlag and two-time World Championship winner Astrix by Obelisk under Emmelie Scholtens, NED.
In total, 54 auctioned foals generated a total turnover of 857,500 Euros. On average, the foals cost around 16,000 Euros. In the future, 20 Oldenburg young stars will be delighted abroad. In detail, they will move to the United States (9), Denmark (2), Spain (2), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Latvia (1), Netherlands (1), Russia (1), Sweden (1) and Switzerland (1).
Photo: The Reiterwaldstadion shined for the premiere of the 1st Olenburger Special Edition with a special presentation. (gr. Feldhaus)
Photo: The beautiful mare Great Time by Grey Flanell - Hotline - Rohdiamant was the most expensive dressage horse. (gr. Feldhaus)
Photo: The powerful jumper Zonic Empire by Zinedine - Corrado II - Fernando was the price highlight of the jumping collection. (gr. Feldhaus)