The 2016 Winter Extra Auction a Success for Buyers and Breeders
Once again the Westphalian Breeders proved that they can offer a wide range of sport horse talent and bloodlines for all tastes and budgets! The 2016 Winter auction collection included 26 ridden horses 4 years and older as well as 17 stallions and mares of 3 years old.
At this our 22nd year of the Winter Extra there was strong national and international bidder interest which resulted in overall sales of 691,500 euros. “This Auction was a great start to our sales year of 2016th “noted local Westphalian breeder and exhibitor Birgit Budde Brock of Dorsten.
The top selling youngster this year was the 3 year old dark bay dressage gelding, cat. #4 Loui v L’Espoir/Rotspon selling for €55,000 to a stable in Hesse. The top selling jumper was Catalogue #19, Coronatus, v Coronus/Colbert GTI with a hammer price of €21,000. This talented 6 year old has already won at a number of competitions.
Fürstenball - Diamond Hit was the popular lineage that sold the most expensive three-year Youngsters of the auction, Catalogue #25 Fabrice which sent bidding to €26,000 to customers in Bavaria. All of the 3 year olds were presented in hand, on the lunge and free jumping.
The average price at the auction was €15,367 per horse. The lowest price horse leaving the ring at €6500. The Westphalian Studbook team were very pleased that at this 22nd Winter Auction of 2016 there were very few unsold horses.