Zum Glück, 4YO Stallion, Sold for $1 Million at PSI Auction to Netherlands, Mare Florette Bought by USA’s Harmony Sporthorses for $830,000
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ANKUM, Germany, Dec. 3, 2017–Zum Glück, a four-year-old Oldenburg stallion, was sold to the Netherlands for the top price of €850,000 (US$1 million) at the P.S.I. Auction and the USA’s Harmony Sporthorses paid the second highest price of €700,000 (US$830,000) for the four-year-old mare Florette.
A total of 47 horses sold at the 38th P.S.I. Auction. Dressage horses brought a total of €6,060,000 (US$7,190,000) for an average price of €252.500 (US$300,000). The jumping collection brought in a total of €8,575,000 (US$10.17 million) for an average €375,826 (US$445,800).
Zum Glück (Zonik x Florestan I), described by Ulli Kasselmann as an “exceptional horse… highly coveted by our international clients,” went to RS2 Dressage Center in Groesbeek, Netherlands.
Harmony Sporthorses, operated by Leslie Malone out of Kiowa, Colorado bought the Hanoverian Fürstenball x Don Crusador daughter to add to their string of top horses competed on both sides of the Atlantic by Suzanne and Scott Hassler based in Chesapeake City, Maryland and Susan Pape of Great Britain and Michael Klimke of Germany.
Florette was described in the catalog as a “fashion diva of the highest quality.”