Top Dressage Talent Up for Auction at 2016 Van Olst Sales

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 10:39
2016 Van Olst Sales

Dutch stallion owner Gert-Jan van Olst and his wife Anne van Olst, Olympic dressage team rider for Denmark, are proud to present the second Van Olst Sales on 25 March 2016. Every dressage enthusiast should mark this event on their calendar as Van Olst has carefully selected a group of thirty talented 3 to 6-year old dressage youngsters for their auction.

The 2016 Van Olst Sales offers a collection of 30 stricly selected young, talented, mainly 3-year olds which have recently been saddle broken. These blooming youngsters are still in full development and improving each day with more training and under saddle experience. The collection also boasts several young licensed breeding stallions as well as few 4 to 6 year old trained young dressage horses.

All horses in the collection are either home bred or reared at Van Olst Horses in Den Hout, The Netherlands. They do a strict quality control and make a selection based on potential, health and character.

The  Van Olst Sales' collection includes horses aged 3 to 6 with the majority being green 3-year olds who have just started their career under saddle.

Highlights in the collection include

Catalog number 28: Hortensia (by Lord Leatherdale x Negro)

Hortensia is a gorgeous, KWPN elite mare by Lord Loeatherdale out of the very interesting Negro daughter Cantasia (by Negro x Sandro Hit). Hortensia will prove her worth in sport as well as breeding and is a double option star. She has a very good conformation and has three super basic gaits. Hortensia is out of an exceptional dam line. Great grand dam Fantastica is a full sister to Don Schufro (by Donnerhall x Pik Bube). If preferred Hortensia can be bred for free to George Clooney during the 2016 breeding season.

Catalog number 15: Izardale (by Everdale x Special D)

Izardale is a very attractive black son by Everdale. He has lightfooted movements, is very easy to ride and has three good basic gaits. Izardale is very nice in the bridle and has an exceptionally sympathetic expression. This impressive gelding is very interestingly bred out of elite mare Zoe S (by Special D x Vincent).

Time Schedule

Horses can be viewed on appointment on Thursday 17 March (12h-17h) and on Friday 18 March (12h-17h).

  • The first presentation is on Wednesday evening 23 March at 19h30
  • The second presentation is right before the auction on Friday 25 March at 16h00.
  • The 2016 Van Olst Sales auction starts Friday 25 March 2016 at 19h30.

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