PRESS RELEASE FROM OLD
Internationality pays off
At the 90th Oldenburg Elite Auction Oldenburg future stars with international background were knocked down for top prices. The Champion Stallion was the price highlight. The beautiful Cavallina led the price list of the show jumpers. Both top horses changed to excellent sport stables.
The Champion Stallion of the 8th Oldenburg Saddle Licensing Fynch Hatton by Formel Eins - Sir Donnerhall I - Weltmeyer, bred by Bernhard Ilting-Reuke from Borken, North Rhine-Westfalia, and exhibited by Henry Junior Brewah Grandos from Spain, was under his rider Falk Schubert the most expensive horse with a price of 260,000 Euro. The champion will move to a global player of the dressage scene in Denmark.
The second most expensive horse and the price highlight of the show jumpers at the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta was the modern six-year-old jumper Cavallina by Cavall - Contender - Capitol I, already placed in 1.30 m parcours. This high flyer, bred by Stutteri Hillock from Denmark, and exhibited by Stefan Ratajczak from Leipzig, Saxony, was sold for 93,000 Euro. New customers from Monaco will give the ride of the grey mare to an international show jumper from Great Britain.
Oldenburg is not only international in the pedigrees of the horses, but also the breeders, exhibitors and buyers are from all over the world. The guests experienced a global festival of horses. Auctioneer Fabian Kühl resumed: “We are pleased that so many international professional riders have secured their upcoming stars. Numerous ambitious amateurs have also found their new sport partners for the future. Especially the high demand of our new guests from all over the world enthused the whole auction team.”
Foreign customers showed great interest in quality horses from Oldenburg. Round about half of the collection was sold to international Oldenburg friends. Customers from the USA (7), Sweden (2), Australia (1), Austria (1), Colombia (1), Denmark (1), Indonesia (1), Japan (2), Monaco (1), Netherlands (1), Spain (1) as well as Switzerland (1) will be taking home talented Oldenburgs to ride in the future.
The total sales of the Spring Elite Auction reached 1,982,000 Euro. The average price of the horses ranged around more than 47,000 Euros.