A smashing collection of dressage foals has been included in the 2019 PS Online Foal Auction which began 8 August and will conclude on 18 August 2019.
For the seventh time Paul Schockemohle hand-picked a collection of foals and this time in partnership with Helgstrand Dressage. Eighteen jumper and dressage bred foals are offered for sale online, all with top pedigrees.
Sires for the dressage lot include World Champion Totilas, the Nurnberger Burgpokal winner Vitalis, German Champion So Unique and the twofold stallion performance test high-flyer Sezuan's Donnerhall, amongst others.
Auction Foal in the Spotlight: 1. So Special
So Unique x Daily Deal x Sandro Hit - *06.05.2019 • dark bay • stallion • Oldenburg
The sire So Unique was premium stallion and top price of the Hanoverian main licensing in 2017, premium stallion of the Danish licensing in Herning in 2018 and German Champion of the three-year-old stallions in Warendorf in 2018.
The great-great-grand-dam Saite produced the licensed stallion Royal Dream (by Royal Diamond), who is now successful up to Intermediaire level. Hanoverian dam line of Namaza, from which descend the stallions Coriall, Rubinels, First Feroz and Beckham GT.
Auction Foal in the Spotlight: 3. Dejavué
Dante's Junior x Fürst Heinrich x Weltmeyer - *27.04.2019 • Bay • Mare • Hanoverian
Dante’s Junior, son of Dante Weltino OLD, who was team bronze medallist at the European Championships and came tenth in the individual ranking of the World Equestrian Games, completed his stallion performance test with exceptional scores. His first foal crop this year is also outstanding.
The dam Felies produced the Hanoverian premium stallion Soulman (by Soliman de Hus). Her daughter Feodora Royal (by Fiderstep) was victorious in intermediate (M) level dressage competitions. The grand-dam Wendica produced the advanced (S) level dressage horse Quixote Beowulf (by Brentano II) and her half-brothers Glencheck (by Gletscher) and Labracon (by Lungau), who were licensed stallions. The latter competed successfully in Grand-Prix.
Hanoverian mare line of Pille, from which also descend the stallions Homburg, Metta d’Or W, Lambada van Berkenbroeck and a yet unnamed son of Armitage.
Auction Foal in the Spotlight: 5. Vino Veritas
Vitalis x De Niro x Wanderbursch II - *23.04.2019 • chestnut • stallion • Hanovarian
The sire Vitalis was Champion Foal in the Netherlands in 2007, Reserve Champion of the NRW licensing in 2009, winner of the dressage index of his stallion performance test in 2010, placed at the World Championships and Pavo Cup final in 2012, Champion in the USA and again qualified for the World Championships in 2013 and victorious in the International Small Tour at only seven years old in 2014. In 2016, he came back to Germany and, ridden by Isabel Freese, he won the Burg Cup Final in Frankfurt and the "Stallion of the year" title at the World Championships in Ermelo/NED.
Four foals of the dam Darlina have already been sold at the Hanoverian Foal Auction. Waleska (by Wolkentanz I), half-sister of the grand-dam Westsidelady, produced the premium stallion of the DSP licensing in 2018, Destination MS (by Destano).