Dec 21, 2020 · Wendy Scholten · Digishots · Christmas auction (loose jumping)
“Alan Waldman and I have sold horses all over the world, but Panama was not on our list yet”, says Mario Everse. After fierce bidding against Polish clients the 3-yr-old Dothan Z (Diamant de Semilly x Indoctro x Goodtimes) was knocked down on the Monday night via Youhorse.auction for the impressive sum of 65,000 euro to go to the country between Costa Rica and Colombia. “We immediately called the new owner to congratulate him. He bought Dothan for his wife and wants him flown over to Panama.”
Five to Poland
The qualities of the chestnut gelding Dothan Z were soon discovered by the website visitors of Youhorse.auction, but also other young showjumping horses received good offers. Only one went to a Dutch buyer. The others are going abroad, five of them to Poland.
A Polish bidder who had already bought several showjumping foals last summer via this auction with which the new owner is very pleased, now invested in four young talents: the KWPN-referred stallion Mix P (by Ibolensky) for 36,000 euro, Mustang (by El Salvador) for 26,000 euro, Maestro (by Emerald) for 24,000 euro and Nono Z (by Niack de L’Abbay) for 15,000 euro.
Other lots went to the USA, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Austria, Germany and Canada. Jake Hunter, the Australian rider at Alan Waldman’s, bought the quality mare Matricia (by Inaico VDL).
“The auction ran well! It is, of course, important to get good prices, because the next time even better horses will be offered. We have demonstrated that we can provide the clients. And then a good horse will sell itself. An impressive video helps, as well. You have to have some luck on the video day, because they jump as they do. No tricks. Several foreigners told me that they deeply appreciate the auction. We have realistic prices and the horses are what they are, so they will not disappoint when they reach their new stables. Their story has to be right and we do our best to this end”, Mario Everse explains.
Tuesday night part 2
The Christmas auction will follow on Tuesday night 22 December with thirty horses under saddle. Anyone looking for an international showjumping horse, a potential hunter or eventing horse will have ample choice.