Sir Olli, the 2016 World Young Horse Championship bronze medal winner, turned out to be the most expensive horse at the 2016 Oldenburg Autumn Elite Auction at the Oldenburg Horse Center Vechta.
Spanish Anunciada Torras of Dos Lunas Dressage paid 370,000 euro for the Sir Donnerhall I x Florestan x Landadel.
The second most expensive horse Denoix (by Destano x Pik Noir x Quattro B) sold to Nancy Gooding from Plum Creek Hollow in Colorado, USA for 300,000 euro. Denoix achieved the Oldenburg regional reserve Champion title this year and will move into training with Hubertus Schmidt. The Landgestüt Celle sold Denoix via this auction.
Rikki’s Zauber (by Dante Weltino - Don Gregory - Mamori xx) also sold to the U.S.A for 140,000 euro. French clients acquired Zodieu (by Zonik x Depardieu) sold for 90,000 euro. Belgian customers paid 68,000 euro for Elfenmärchen (by Diamond Hit x De Niro).
The bay gelding Fiderking (by Fidertanz x De Niro) sold for 65,000 euro to German trainer Markus Gribbe. Jenna (by Totilas x Sandro Hit) sold for 40,000 euro to Kristina Sprehe. The black mare Saba M (by San Amour x Rohdiamant) sold for 20,000 euro to Swedish former U25 rider Carl Hedin.
The stallion Con Ramon (by Conthargos xCartogan x Glorial) became the top selling show jumper, selling to Colombia for 82,000 euro.
The best selling foal at this auction was Floral Hit (by Florenz x Diamond Hit x Landadel), who sold to a top dressage stable in North Rhine-Westphalia for 120,000 euro. Sevilla (by Vivaldi x Samarant x Rubinstein) sold to Anna Zibrandtsen in Denmark for 100,000 euro. Special Gold (by San Amour I - Don Schufro - Sandro Hit), the son of Olympic gold medalist Weihegold OLD, moves the USA for 90,000.
More than half of the riding horses were sold to foreign countries. High quality horses will be off to the US (7), Sweden (5), Spain (3), Belgium (2), Columbia (2), Austria (2), France (1), Panama (1), and in Scotland (1). Eleven of the talented foals of the foal collection will be leaving Germany for France (3), Sweden (2), USA (2), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Netherlands (1) und Switzerland (1).
The average price for a sport horse from this collection was 52,978 euro. The foals scored an average price of 21.485 euro.