Elzabeth Ball’s Selten HW sold for €500,000 (US$647,000)

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Selten HW in a recent photo supplied by Elizabeth Ball.

Selten HW, owned, trained and ridden to U.S. young horse championships by Elizabeth Ball, was sold to Great Britain at the Netherlands’ Equine Elite auction Saturday night for €500,000 ((US$647,000).

Elizabeth of Carlsbad, California, in 2010 completed an historic triple when she rode Selten to victory in the six-year-old United States championships to complete three successive age titles. The American-bred Sandro Hit black stallion, also won the titles for four and five-year-olds.

“I’m incredibly thrilled Selten’s once again made my wildest dreams come true,” she told dressage-news.com.

“I wish his new U.K. owner much continued success with this amazing horse.”

The name of the buyer was not immediately known.

Selten was bred by Irene Hoeflich-Wiederhold of Cape Coral, Florida. who said on facebook: “Selten HW brought me, as his breeder, MANY highlights, this is just another dream come true. Yes, it sure is a “high” in a breeders life”