Your contact person
Horses for sale
Auctioneer, Sales Manager
Bernd Richter started his career with the Westfalen National Stud in 1972 so he understands the scope and talent of the wonderful Westfalen Sport horse . His depth of stud book knowledge and great sense of timing make his fast moving auctions successful and entertaining . In 1972 Bernd Richter started his career at the Westphalian national stud. He is fondly known for his commanding voice and his quick decisions as an auctioneer.
Mr. Richter oversees:
- Selection of the auction horses and foals
- Auctioneer at all Westfalisches Stammuch auctions
- Equine Sales Services for the Stammbuch
- Advising members how to market and sell their horses.
Assistant Sales Manager/Auction Horse Selector
Mr. Lenz has a long and impressive career in professional equestrian world. Starting at the Show Jumper stalbe of Gut Berl and working for the Bavarian Breeding Association in Munich, Mr. Lenz knows the importance of finding the right horse for the right rider.
A Westphalian Native, Mr. Lenz is excited to promote the brand he feels most passionate about and makes it his business to know all about our inventory in training, at auction and at breeder’s yards.
Mr. Lenz will be a familiar face at all of our auctions and can provide you with any queries you may have about any of our horses for sale through breeders as well as at auctions. Mr. Lenz is an important member of our Service 365 team.
Leonie v. Finckenstein
International Sales and Marketing
Leonie v. Finckenstein is our expert in marketing, communications and sales. Before she started at the Westfalen Pferedestammbuch she graduated from high school in Ireland. To deepen her knowledge of horses she worked at famous studs in the US and Australia for 2 years. Her interest in management and marketing led her to Univerisity of Gottingen and completed a degree in Business Management.
Since 2012 she has contributed great energy and creativity to our Stammbuch team and oversees the following: Servicing Foregin Clients, Social Media and Website Management, Inside Sales, Event Management, and Marketing Planning.
Training and Operations managers
Clemens Brueggemann is the most dedicated and experienced Head of horse and field training center.
Even before he became an integral part of the Westphalian Pferdestammbuch, he has mastered in his professional life all the stations perfectly and thereby acquired extraordinary merit. As a horse expert, trainer and instructor is always rely on him. In 2012 he was honored with the Golden Cross of Merit of the Professional Riders Association. He takes care of horses at the center's full commitment to the following areas:
- Training of apprentices
- Training of horses and ponies
- stable management
- customer Service
Although he has dedicated his life to the Westphalian Studbook, he finds time for over 30 years for the organization of the K + K Cup in Münster, Westphalia week in Handorf and the Board of the riding club Milte-sassenberg.
Director of Sales and Marketing for the USA, Canada and the UK
As well as having a strong business background, Rhegan has owned and imported many horses from Germany when she was a Canadian FEI dressage rider and trainer in the UK. Now based in the United States, Rhegan is ready to answer questions and offer planning assistance to English speaking clients interested in buying our Westfalen warmbloods and ponies. She looks forward to welcoming you personally at Westfalen Auctions. Rhegan trained with Conrad Schumacher for many years and produced his training DVD, “Preparing to Win”. Rhegan lives with her husband and daughter in Savannah, Georgia and travels regularly to Germany.
- Auction Sales and Service for English speaking clients
- Service 365 Horse Sales service at the Association.
- Marketing and Media management for English language press & trade.
- English Version Website/Brochures/Catalogues
Dressage Horse Training
Marco started with the association in 1982 and his man equestrian successes at National jumping and dressage championships have helped him to understand and respect the importance of careful and fundamental training techniques for the dressage at the Stammbuch.
Bernd Schulze Topphoff
Trainer, Show Jumpers
An extremely talented show jumper in his own right, Bernd was recognized with a national gold riding medal for his many victories in the show ring. Bernd extends his talent to giving our young horses in training the fundamentals and confidence they require to become top level performers. In addition to training young horses, Bernd oversees his team of young riders who assist in association training program.
Equestrian Center Secretary
Mrs. Wierling oversees all the operations of the Equestrian Center from auction horse delivery, stabling and management to organization of station tests. Having worked with the association since 2003, Mrs. Wierling is an important team member.