Verden Auction on April 12/13

Sport horses

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The Verden Auction in April was as colourful as the spring. The fine selection of auction horses was as colourful and varied as the numerous spotlights that bathed the Niedersachsenhalle in colourful light. The dark bay dressage stallion Zouzo set the top price with 165,000 Euro. After 70 years, the auctions have lost nothing of their attractiveness. The high-class collection convinced customers worldwide, the 77 horses achieved an average price of 25,071 Euro, roundabout 7,000 Euros more than in the previous year.

In a highly acclaimed bidding duel, Zouzo by Zack/Soliman de Hus (breeder: Günter Röhrich, Neustadt, exhibitor: Willem Klausing GbR, Diepholz) advanced to the top priced horse. Not only the audience, but also Frederik De Backer didn't keep up with the exciting bidding duel. Both bidders sat in two neighbouring blocks, and the auctioneer, supported with the applause of the spectators, lured one bid after the other from both parties at close range. When the bid for the strong moving stallion was accepted at 165,000 Euro for France, the four-year-old stallion left the arena with standing ovations.

The second horse to reach the 100,000 Euro mark in Verden was Magic Moment HRH by Millennium/Don Bosco (breeder and exhibitor: Heiner and Renate Hormann, Landesbergen). With head number one, the impressive licensed stallion created magical moments in the Niedersachsenhalle right from the start. For 100,000 Euro he will provide magical moments in France.


"Home is a feeling" – this was the theme of the Verden Auction in April. The team around auction manager Jörg-Wilhelm Wegener came up with a lot of ideas with great attention to detail and just as much passion to make this event very special. The day before the auction, the Verden Evening, which focused on the horse, was a festive start. Beside the auction horses their sires had a great appearance in the spotlight. Moreover Reinhard Baumgart was honoured with the Golden Badge of Honour of the Hannoveraner Verband. As an auction rider, trainer and member of the selection committee, he was a strong pillar in the Verden Auction team. The Celle State Stud stallion Grey Top by Graf Top/Singular Joter (breeder: Emiliano Lonzi, Fauglia Pisa/ITA) was awarded the Grande Prize.

Gala and atmosphere were well received, not only at home. 32 horses were released into the wide world, 45 will stay in Germany. "The first-class collection was rewarded accordingly by our customers - and that 70 years after the first auction in Verden," said auction manager Jörg-Wilhelm Wegener. "The mood was very optimistic and is an incentive for the foal auction in May".

Contact Persons at the Hannoveraner Verband

We will gladly offer personal and individual advice! Our customer advisors will provide assistance and support. Whether test riding dates, questions on individual horses or the auction schedule – do not hesitate to call us and tell us what you are looking for!

Verden Auctions - Your horse from Verden

We are fascinated by horses! They are certainly one of the most gracious and noble creatures of the world. Powerful and sensitive, ambitious and companion-like, enriching our life as sports partner and friend.

Purchasing a horse is something special. And we know that. It is an honour to assist you finding your perfect match! We offer carefully selected riding horses for the disciplines dressage, show jumping, eventing and pleasure riding every two months. But also for hunter-jumper sport and driving. The Verden auctions have been connecting horses and people for more than 60 years. And with great success! The versatile collections provide horses for all demands. Professional riders find their perfect futurity Olympic champion, amateur riders successful competition horses and pleasure riders reliable friends. Foals, broodmares, licensed stallions and riding horses are purchased in Verden! Quality and rideability of Verden auction horses are hard to top. Purchasing a horse in the Riders’ Town is a special experience thanks to the fantastic Verden service: thoroughly vet-checked, independent from the owner and a huge selection of horses at one place.

Verden Auction Dates

The Auction year leaves no desires open! We regularly provide interesting collections of thoroughly chosen riding horses and foals for you.


May 25 2019
Verden Auction - Foals


July 20, 2019
Verden Auction - Riding horses

July 20 2019
Verden Auction - Riding horses

August 9/10, 2019
Verden Auction - Foals

Oktober 11/12, 2019
Verden Elite-Auction with Gala-Show - Sport Horses, two-year old sport stallions and foals

Oktober 23-26, 2019
Hannoveraner Stallion Licensing and Stallion Sales

November 9, 2019
Verden Auction - Riding horses

Preselection - The best for Verden

The brand „Verden Auction“ is worldwide known and stands for success, quality and satisfaction. Whether foals, riding horses, broodmares or stallions, customers all over the world benefit from the advantages of the Verden auctions. Hanoverian breeders from the whole breeding area proudly present their horses in the “Hanoverian shop window”.

Be there if the world looks at Verden when the next generation of horses is put up for sale.  Become part of the famous VA-family and sell your breeding products at one of the Verden auctions. Horses for the Verden auctions are chosen in the selection steps free jumping, presentation under rider, test rider and presentation in-hand at selection dates and venues nearby and at the final selection date in Verden. It is a special marketing offer for our members that only horses whose owners are members of the Hannoveraner Verband e. V. or Rheinisches Pferdestammbuch e. V.  are entitled to qualify for the auctions.

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After-Sale-Service

We want you to be satisfied! We will be happy to take your requests and plan and organize an individual training-profile for your new Hanoverian horse. It is possible to have your newly purchased horse trained by our team of riders after the auction or to have the horse presented at studbook inspections, mare or stallion performance tests and tournaments. We also offer assistance when it comes to rider’s development and offer special courses and workshops for dressage and show jumping as well as individual training lessons.

We will be happy to assist you with the collection of your auction horse and will answer questions on the topics:
 • transport companies
• payment terms
• pick-up times
• EU health certificates
• customs clearance accompanying document
• training possibilities

Verden Gala Evening Show

Hannoveraner Verband_Gala Evening

The traditional Gala Show is the solemn opening of each Elite Auction in October. The next Gala Show takes place on October 11 and beginns at 8 pm. It is one of the biggest horse shows in North Germany and provides an interesting and versatile show program with Hanoverian sport and auction horses. It is going to be sporty, sensual, exciting, funny, loud and quiet. Successful competition horses and auction candidates shine in the limelight. An equestrian highlight for every horse enthusiast!

Order your tickets by Email: ticket@hannoveraner.com or by phone: +49-4231-673-750        

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Further information

Former Verden auction horses

Former Verden auction horses are very popular all around the world, and they are appreciated because of their qualities, outstanding rideability, perfect character and health. News about successes come from numerous international championships, World and European championships as well as Olympic Games. But Hanoverian horses can be even more: They are everyday joy, pleasure partner and the second team member.
Your feedback is appreciated! Please send us photos of your Verden auction horse. Whether taken at tournaments in advanced level contests, development classes or during pleasure riding in forests and pastures – we will be happy to add your VA to our auction gallery!
Send the photo file to: bknaup@hannoveraner.com

Photo and video service

Photographer Tammo Ernst will take photos of your horse before and during the auction. Please contact him to order photos of your horse:

Tammo & Hanni Ernst
Zedernring 24 a
D-27777 Ganderkesee
Tel. ++49 (0)4221–452842
Fax ++49 (0)4221–43620
tammo.ernst@pferdebild.de
www.pferdebild.de

The video company KUNSTWERK has filmed one presentation and the auction. Ordering a video, featuring your horse, is possible with:

KUNSTWERK Videoproduktion
Thorsten Kunst
Schmolte 4
D-49406 Drentwede
++49 (0)5442-501073
thorsten@kunstwerk-video.de
www.kunstwerk-video.de

Auction archive

Dates and figures! The auction archive features statistics of preceding auctions. Sorted by years, it will provide information on the number of sold horses and price structure.