Successful Spring Auction in Westphalia

For Romance I son sold for 95,000 Euros to Aubenhausen

Münster: 55 riding horses and ponies for dressage and jumping were for sale at the Westfälisches Pferdestammbuch on Sunday afternoon. After exciting BidUps, 82 percent changed hands. Half of these will continue their careers abroad. Four o'clock Rock advanced to the top price of 95,000 Euros with the head number 1. With a total turnover of 1,201,000 Euros, the international clientele invested an average of 26,689 Euros in their new horse.

The first candidate in the online auction of the Westfälisches Pferdestammbuch aroused the highest desires this afternoon. The For Romance I/Robespierrot son Four o'clock Rock (breeder: Marianne van Mourik, Belgium; exhibitor: Sportpferde Vaske GmbH, Halen) rightly had the head number 1. Twelve bidders competed for this dressage horse with outstanding basic quality. After 59 bids, Team Aubenhausen won the duell for 95,000 Euros. The promising gelding will be further promoted by the Werndl family in the future. The head number 7 also cracked the mark of 50,000 Euros. Secret/Fürst Romancier (breeder: ZG Werth, Moers; exhibitor: Herbert Werth, Moers) is the pedigree of this exceptional horse. Three outstanding basic gaits and an excellent rideability make Sanssouci W a future championship horse. After an exciting BidUp and 58 bids, the talented mare changed hands for 60,000 Euros.

Three ponies completed the lot of dressage riding horses of this spring auction. Golden Hero, head number 14, a son of Golden West/Nature Boy (breeder: ZG Lobeck, Selm; exhibitor: Helena Lobeck, Selm), was the most sought-after pony for dressage and jumping. Equipped with a nice interior and a great rideability, he makes the hearts of children beat faster. For the kncokdown price of 29,000 Euros he will start his journey to Spain. In the end, all three riding ponies changed hands this afternoon. On average, the customers invested 20,833 Euros in the three young ponies.

In the second part of the spring auction, the young jumping horses were up for sale. Also in this part, two horses cracked the 50,000 Euro mark. The most popular offer was the very first jumper on offer. The head number 51 Carrick (breeder: Martin Schulze-Wierling, Altenberge; exhibitor: Schulze-Wierling GbR, Altenberge), particularly impressed customers from China. The son of Cayetano L/Grossadmiral was already victorious in tests for young show jumpers up to medium level. Equipped with enormous quality at the jump and a positiv attitude towards the sport, he changed hands at the knockdown price of 57,500 Euros. 54,500 Euros was what customers from Belgium paid for the head number 62 Compressor. The son of Comme il faut NRW/Acord II (breeder: Gestüt Eichenhain GmbH, Blender; exhibitor: Mario Maintz, Altenberge) is already experienced in competitions and was victorious in young horse jumping competitions for show jumpers. His dam achieved victories and placings up to advanced level.

The Westphalian Auction Team around Sales Manager Thomas Münch is very happy with the course of this spring auction. 45 of the 55 horses offered could be sold to new owners this afternoon. All in all, the riding horses sold achieved an average price of 26,689 Euros. The riding horses from Westphalia were very popular abroad. A total of 23 of the horses sold will make the journey across the borders of Germany. The horses changed hands to customers from 12 different countries outside Germany.