The 3-year old Cosmopolitan became the price highlight of the 2017 South German sport horse and stallion licensing held in Marbach, Germany, on Sunday 5 November 2017.
The bay show jumping bred Cosmopolitan (by Concetto x Larimar) sold for 85,000 euro to Australian Jan Smith but the gelding, who won the Baden Wurttemberger regional championships for 3-year old, will stay with Andreas Schöffner and Anna Catherine Adam in Vechta, Germany for training.
The Marbach sport horse auction also included a collection of stallions that were presented for licensing on 3 - 4 November in Marbach. The second most expensive horse at the auction was the newly licensed Arogato (by Antango x Sandro Hit), which sold for 72,000 euro to Denmark.
The approved 9-year old Spirit of Westfalia (by Sandro Hit x Donnerhall) found a new owner in Canada for 70,000 euro, while the premium licensed jumper Conrad (by Colorit) sold for 62,000 euro.
The 4-year old gelding Barnico (by Benicio x Santa Cruz) switched owners for 55,000 euro, while the 3-year old mare Wyoming (by Millennium x Wackerbarth) sold for 33,000 euro.
The 3-year old mare Feine Furstin (by Furst Romancier x Samba Hit II) sold for 32,000 euro. The same price was paid for 7-year old gelding Rheingold (by Romanov x Florencio).
The average price for a sport horse at this auction was 24,028 euro, while the average price for a stallion was 35,937 euro.
South German Riding Horse Auction on 5 November 2017 during 2017 Marbach Weekend
First Class H, Top Seller of the 2016 South German Riding Horse Auction
Rihanna, Top Seller at 2015 Marbach Riding Horse Auction