By Carolin Tassius-Diederich / Holsteiner Verband
Photography: Janne Bugtrup
On November 4/5 the traditional Elite Riding Horse Auction, a stallion grading under saddle and a short ability assessment will take place at Elmshorn – with the auction collection definitely boasting several sport and breed highlights.
The hand-picked collection now available for online viewing on www.holsteiner.auction with pedigrees, videos, and photos, comprises about 35 up-and-coming talents, most of them for the showjumping arena. The elite auction and the auction sale of the stallions are scheduled for Saturday, 5 November, at around 5:00 pm CET.
The elite riding horses range between three and six years of age – and many of the already well-trained horses have age-appropriate results in competition. Like for example lot no. 111, the very aptly named gelding Cool Blue Eye (Cash and Carry x Quintero), born in 2017, and bred by Jörn Timm. Just Magic (Clarimo x Casall), a one-year-older grey mare bred by Hans Peter Petersen (lot no. 114) has already been collecting ribbons at 1m30 level.
And as is customary in Holstein, many auction horses come from exceptional dam families with remarkable own performances. The second dam of lot no. 126, Mc Gonagall b (Million Dollar x Corrado I), is Perle XX (Carry), whose products include none other than Markus Brinkmann’s 1m65 show-jumper Pikeur Dylon (Diamant de Semilly), the same as the brand new Lanaken world champion of young showjumpers with Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, Caillan (Casall). Mc Gonagall was bred by Gerd Ohlsen... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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