Golden West, Price Highlight at 2013 Westfalian Pony Stallion Auction

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:28
Westfalian Auctions in Münster-Handorf

The cremello third placed premium stallion Golden West became the price highlight of the auction following the 2013 Westfalian Pony Stallion Licensing in Munster-Handorf on 1 December 2013.

Golden West (by Golden Dream x Golden Moonlight) sold for 73,000 euro to American Melissa Rose Mulchahey, who will keep the pony in Germany in training with Wibke Hartmann Stommel and to stand at stud. Mulchahey won a tough bidding duel with clients of youth rider trainer Oliver Oelrich. Golden West is bred by Bianca Weidner and was owned by Matthieu Beckmann.

"He's is a wonderful pony, easy character that is typical from Golden Dream and Golden Moonlight," Melissa told Eurodressage. "He is the full brother to Bundeschampion Golden Daylight."

The second most expensive pony at auction was the palomino licensing champion by Champion de Luxe x Dein Freund. Bred by Ilke Boning, this stallion sold for 40,000 euro to France.  The licensed dark bay colt by Can Dance x Kennedy sold for 20,000 euro to a local buyer.

The reserve licensing champion Navignon (by Nemax x Champion de Luxe) is bred by Beate Rosler and owned by Sabine Hubner. This bay stallion was not offered for sale. 

The most expensive non-licensed stallion was a chestnut colt by Golden Moonlight x Donchester, which sold for 9,000 euro.

On 1 December an auction of young sport ponies also took place in Munster-Handorf. The best seller was the grey Di Jacomo (by Dein Freund x Dream Valvet, which sold for 40,000 euro to a Westfalian buyer. The chestnut with flaxen mane and tail Double Enjoy (by Dressman x Black Magic Diamant) sold for 36,000 to a local customer.

Photos © LL-foto

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