Due to the current situation, the 59th Elite Auction was also carried out online at the Westphalian Stud Book. Under the motto "Stay home, stay safe, trust us and bid online" an average of 28,600 euros was invested in the horses. Bombino Bianco was the highest-paid youngster with 121,000 euros.
It took two hours before the virtual hammer for the number 1 Bombino Bianco fell. The licensed three-year-old Benicio / Ferragamo son (breeder: Gerhard ter Duis, Nordhorn; exhibitor: Magdalene, Post, Salzbergen) convinced in the training videos with type, charisma and three outstanding basic gaits. The stallion remains in Germany for 121,000 euros and obtains a box from Olympic champion Dorothee Schneider for further training. The second price spike also comes from the top sire Benicio, who was represented in the collection with a total of five offspring. Bonamico, also licensed from a mother from San Amour (breeder: Georg Johannes Ederle, Bissingen; exhibitor: Sportpferde Beckmann GmbH + Co.KG and IB Berger GbmH, Wettringen), switched to Czech ownership for 57,000 euros.
The jumping horses also met with great interest among buyers. Again it was a licensed stallion that became a Preisspitz. With Dubolensky (breeder: E. van Gorp, Netherlands), Sportpferde Beckmann GmbH + Co.KG u. IB Berger GmbH, Wettringen, also their second horse at a top price. The Douglas VDL / Cornet Obolensky son, who had already been placed several times in advanced tests, quickly made the bids go up. An international jumping stable from Hesse won the contract at 41,000 euros.
Customers invested an average of 28,600 euros for their new young horse. In the future, twelve horses will be located abroad. "I am very satisfied with the result of our first online elite auction! Without being able to try it out at the present time, it is a great sign of trust that our customers have placed in us. However, the quality of the horses supplied by our feeders also speaks for the result, ”sums up auction manager Thomas Münch.