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Live Stream of 2012 Oldenburg Stallion Licensing

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  • #41
    from the Eurodressage link provided earlier:

    The commercial interest of selling a young stallion quickly at the age of 2,5 seems to have been favoured to letting mature the horse to the age of 3 before he gets licensed. Most young colts are professionally "prepared" to show off fancy gaits in-hand but as soon as a saddle lands on their back, they loose that flash, self carriage and bouyancy with which they were able to impress the crowds, licensing committee and eager buyers. Yet if all breed societies would agree to switch to the same format and synchronize their licensings to the spring, there would be no commercial competition amongst them and prices would no longer deflate.
    interesting - what do you folks think?


    • Original Poster

      This is a very interesting article by The Horse Magazine's Chris Hector: http://oldenburger-pferde.net/upload...er_meeting.pdf

      He interviews Katrin Burger and they directly discuss the in-hand 'presentation' of stallions at the Licensing and also how Oldenburg introduced a under-saddle Licensing in 2011.


      • #43
        EMy thanks for posting... very interesting indeed! I guess i didnt realize that all registries use very different methods of licensing.... as a total noob to breeding, it seems like having a overarching unified system would sure be helpful!


        • Original Poster

          The 2012 Stallion Licensing auction has concluded with the 2.5 year old 1a OL Premium stallion #50 (Fürstenball x Donnerschwee x Alabaster) selling for 400,000 Euros. The average price for Licensed OL stallions was 75,682 Euros and the average price for Licensed OS stallions was 47,773 Euros.

          Here are the auction results for the OL Dressage Stallions: http://oldenburger-pferde.net/upload...ung_2012_1.pdf
          Here are the auction results for the OS Dressage Stallions: http://oldenburger-pferde.net/upload...Krung_2012.pdf


          • #45
            Thanks for the articles. I'm glad to have seen them
            Sunny Days Hanoverians


            • Original Poster

              After Emma Hindle and Diamond Hit preformed their GP kur, there was a very touching special presentation for his dam, Elite Mare Loretta, who came into the ring with him. Loretta is dam of Sandro Hit, Diamond Hit and Royal Hit.

              For those who missed the live streams there are free archives up at:

              Also there are many photographs up on facebook from ll-photo.de (you can view them without being on Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/#!/llfoto


              • #47
                Originally posted by Emy View Post
                The 2012 Stallion Licensing auction has concluded with the 2.5 year old 1a OL Premium stallion #50 (Fürstenball x Donnerschwee x Alabaster) selling for 400,000 Euros. The average price for Licensed OL stallions was 75,682 Euros and the average price for Licensed OS stallions was 47,773 Euros.

                Here are the auction results for the OL Dressage Stallions: http://oldenburger-pferde.net/upload...ung_2012_1.pdf
                Here are the auction results for the OS Dressage Stallions: http://oldenburger-pferde.net/upload...Krung_2012.pdf
                In their report, Eurodressage stated the below regarding the high seller - does anyone know the problem with his xrays that may prevent future approvals?

                "The price could easily have been higher if this Furstenball had had better X-rays. Some foreign customers refrained from bidding on the winner because opportunities for getting him approved abroad -- in Denmark or The Netherlands for instance -- will be limited"


                • #48
                  I take it that #54 was not offered for sale???
                  Visit Sonesta Farms website at www.sonestafarms.com or our FaceBook page at www.facebook.com/sonestafarms. Also showing & breeding Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.


                  • #49
                    Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                    I take it that #54 was not offered for sale???
                    No, he was not in the auction. He is owned by some people from Spain, so they either intend to keep him or sell him privately.