On Saturday evening 14 September 2019 the Hannoveraner Verband successfully concluded the first Verden online auction. In an exciting bidding duel, head number one of the foal collection advanced directly to the top price of the online premiere.
Francie Bell Boa (by For Romance x Fürst Nymphenburg - breeder: Jürgen-Heinrich Ohlhoff, Bergen; exhibitor: Ines Holste, Bergen) sold for 16,500 euro. The charming dark bay filly out of an internationally successful Grand Prix dam line already aroused the interest of international buyers before the day oft he auction.
With a final bid of 9,500 euro, two foals achieved the second highest price. These were the colts with head number five, Eternal Darling (by Erdinger x Dancier (breeder and exhibitor: Mareike Bartels, Haren) and head number 22, Edison (by Emerald van het Ruytershof x Quasimodo van de Molendreef (breeder and exhibitor: Pferdezucht P & S, Farven).
A total of 30 foals were offered for auction and achieved an average price of 6,933 euro. Seven foals will start their journey to their new owners abroad.
Auction manager Jörg-Wilhelm Wegener was very satisfied with the result of the first Verden online auction. "We are pleased that we could interest many new exhibitors and buyers by this additional auction. We can build on this result for the future". The interest in the online auction was also reflected in the number of hits. Users from 63 countries visited the online platform during the auction period, and more than 200 people registered to take advantage of the opportunity to bid on the foals.