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COTH Horse of the Year is for sale!

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  • COTH Horse of the Year is for sale!

    Weltino's Magic has gone up for sale.


    Hopefully someone from the US will keep him here.

  • #2
    Dang, did you see the price on him? A gelding, no Olympics?


    • #3
      ohhhh - if only there were a few more $$ in my checkbook, or my savings account or somewhere else legal...Think I'll go buy a few lottery tickets

      How nice to read that a horse of this quality is also the temperment that a capable amateur can deal with.
      We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


      • Original Poster

        No Olympics (yet), but double gold at Pan-Am, and swept Aachen. I believe he is also undefeated.

        Compared to some other horses' prices, I think he needs to go in the "steal of a deal" thread!


        • #5
          Originally posted by Gimbalist View Post
          Dang, did you see the price on him? A gelding, no Olympics?
          High quality youth/amateur horses routinely fetch this in H/J land.

          Regardless of his price, he's quite lovely and I'm sure will make someone a WONDERFUL horse.
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          • #6
            He will get scooped up quickly I think.


            • #7
              YAY!! Finally! Let me get my checkbook. <I wish>
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              • #8
                Where's that sugar daddy when I need him.


                • #9
                  It makes me wonder about Cesar Parra's Pan Am ride Grandioso recently seling to Glock. I wonder what Grandioso sold for?

                  Or Big Tyme selling to Betsy Julliano?

                  Thankfully Heather owns Paragon.


                  • #10
                    As much as they hate to do it, I can totally see why. It will be good for them and the horse. Realistically, given the horse could be injured tomorrow and be worth $0, it makes sense. However, it is still hard to say good bye to your horse of a lifetime no matter if it is 750 or 750,000, that's for sure.
                    Some days the best thing about my job is that the chair spins.


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by AlterHorse123 View Post
                      Where's that sugar daddy when I need him.
                      There's a polo dude in Wellington w/ big bucks who is adopting his girl friend (???) to protect some of his assets before going to jail. Perhaps you - we - could get in line!!
                      We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


                      • #12
                        $200 million PowerBall tonight
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                        • #13
                          I figured he be over 1 million $.
                          Producing horses with gentle minds & brilliant movement!


                          • #14
                            We should start doing a horsey lottery lol! Everyone in the horse world gives a dollar every month and there is a drawing at the end of each month! lol

                            Then you could get the horse of your dreams when you win and it would also put money back into the industry
                            ~~Member of the TB's Rule Clique ~~


                            • #15
                              Visiting from H/J, but I too thought he would be over $1,000,000. I wonder who will be lucky enough to get him..


                              • #16
                                I will be interested to see if a sponsor type buyer gets him for a pro to finish to Grand Prix or if someone buys the horse for themselves (or their kid)- ie an amateur ride.

                                Also interesting that Dressage Daily has not picked up on this tidbit of news.

                                Steffen and Shannon have done a really beautiful job with this guy; it would be nice to have them stay involved in either the riding or the training.
                                We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........


                                • #17
                                  I just posted asking who wants to buy him. Seems a lot of people out here are interested.
                                  "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"


                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Gimbalist View Post
                                    Dang, did you see the price on him? A gelding, no Olympics?
                                    Sorry, you think 750k is high for a horse of his caliber? Um, clearly you haven't shopped in that market. It's actually very reasonable.
                                    "And I'm thinking you weren't burdened with an overabundance of schooling." - Capt Reynolds "Firefly"