By Jean Llewellyn / press release
There was a lot of activity on May 18, during the countdown for the DSP Online Foal Auction. The 16 selected German sport horse foals attracted great interest from parties worldwide but, ultimately, only two sold to a foreign country, in this case, Austria, twice!
A total of 13 bidders were online for the price spike, the Casall x Contender son named Calvin Klein from Holsteiner stamm 162. His breeder Wolfgang Söhner from Krautheim was very happy to collect €17,000 from his armchair at home. This charming chestnut colt will now grow up in Bavaria and will, hopefully, be seen once again during the DSP Stallion Days 2023.
Second place in the jumping foal price ranking went to a son of the million-dollar earner, Don VHPZ out of a mother of Quick Star, at €14,500. Dondolo, representing Holsteiner stamm 6946, comes from the successful breeding of Paul Scheuerer from Adlkofen.
The Vitalis son, Vaderland, was the top dressage lot from his first generation, and his imposingly modelled grandson Valdez inspired many bidders. He finally moved to Austrian hands for €10,500. His new owners have had great success with German sport horses for years now, and will provide sport and breeding support that is tailor made for this colt... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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