A dark bay Quaterback offspring out of a full sister to the late World Young Horse champion Poetin (by Sandro Hit x Brentano II) was named champion of the 2012 Brandenburg Stallion Licensing in Neustadt, Germany on 15 - 17 November 2012.
The still nameless champion by Quaterback is bred and owned by the State Stud Neustadt/Dosse and is out of Poetin III. He sold at auction for 130,000 euro to State Studs Sachsen-Anhalt and Moritzburg.
A large mixture of German bred horses (Oldenburg, Hanoverian, German Sport Horse, etc) were entered to be licensed in Neustadt. Fifteen colts in total were licensed of which five dressage stallion became premium stallions.
The reserve champion is Gestut Sprehe's Hanoverian branded Desperados x Weltmeyer x Legat. The State Stud of Neustadt/Dosse acquired this colt for 110,000 euro.
The third ranked stallion was Gestut Bonhomme's German Sporthorse branded Quaterback x Tolstoi/T x Gardo.
The other two premium dressage stallions were Schindele and Bergmann's Bavarian branded Balesteros x Fair Play x Graphit (which sold at auction for 35,000 euro) and Ramsbrock's Oldenburg bred Fürst Romancier x Rubin-Royal x Classiker.
The average price for a licensed stallion at the auction was 67,272 euro.
Complete results here.