Show Jumpers Surpringly Take Highest Prices at 2002 Verden Autumn Elite Auction

Sun, 10/20/2002 - 00:00
Hanoverian Auctions in Verden

The 107th Elite Auction of Hanoverian Sport Horses set another record by selling the most expensive jumping horse ever at an Elite-auction at Verden: The four-year-old outstanding jumping talent Lantinus by Landkoenig/Argentinus achieved the top price of 215.000, - EURO. His new owner is Mr. Ostendorf from Syke, who himself is a young and talented show jumping rider. The most expensive dressage horse of the auction was the seven-years-old black gelding Walkie Talkie by Weltruhm/Donnerhall. He was bought for 110.000,-- EURO by a Hanoverian fan from Hamburg and will now be ridden by Martin Christensen.

The 107th Hanoverian Elite-auction ended with the second best result overall. The 74 riding horses achieved an average price of 29.385,14 EURO. The 36 foals was sold for an average price of 5.119,44 EURO. Two foals achieved the top price of 10,000, - EURO: Desiree by Dressage Royal/Akzent II was sold to a buyer from Italy and Crazy Dancer by Charon/Warkant was bought by the famous Paul Schockemoehle from Muehlen.