By Jean Llewellyn / press release
In the second Westfalian foal auction of the year, 20 of the youngest Westfalians were offered for sale, with 75% finding new owners. A daughter of Raven danced to the top price, however, when Ronja Räubertochter changed hands at a hammer price of €17,000. On average, the foals that evening sole for €8,950.
In fact, the evening saw an exciting bidding duel between customers from Germany and the United States for catalogue number eight, Ronja Räubertochter. The Raven x Fidertanz daughter (bred and exhibited by Norbert Horstmann, Lüdinghausen) descends from the damline of Abegglen FH NRW, who celebrated great successes with Victoria Max-Theurer. With her typey appearance and her movement quality, the young filly convinced especially the customers from Germany in the end. For the hammer price of €17,000, she will move to the home of regular customers from the Münsterland, who also bought catalogue numbers one and 11, Fantastic Boy (For Romance x Everdale) and Sungino Perfect de Pad (So Perfect x Dimaggio), respectively.
The virtual hammer fell at €14,500 for number three, Sir Kunterbunt (bred and exhibited by ZG Könnemann, Rhede). The chestnut colt had already enjoyed great popularity in advance of the sale, with his YouTube video being by far the most viewed of this auction collection. The son of Sir Donnerhall I x Fidertanz found his new home with regular customers from the Oldenburg region.
Among the potential young jumping horses, with his striking face, the eye-catching catalogue number six also comes with an impressive pedigree. His dam C'est la vie by Cayetano L is half sister tp the highly successful showjumper Lektor ridden by Jessica Kürten (IRL). Henry (Hickstead Blue), was bred and exhibited by Ludger Hellkuhl, Dülmen, and changed hands for €10,500... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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