Hello and welcome to our second monthly online sales report. July saw two bumper sales and we must once again place on record a sincere thanks to all who have trusted us to offer ponies ,via online auction, on their behalf.
The first sale of the month saw some further growth as more record entry numbers poured in. 34 entered with 53% securing a sale. A 3 % increase on our previous sale. As word further spread, with our no sale no fee mantra proving a firm favourite, a whopping 74 entries came forward for sale number 4 seeing a record 36 horses and ponies find new homes. The export market grew as Sellhorse spread into countries throughout Europe and Scandinavia. A nod to our transport partners Gareth Lapping and Owen Jones as they assisted with swift deliveries and collections across the UK and overseas. The professional service ensuring safe and friendly transactions.
We start with some interesting facts and figures to display the outstanding reach that offering your horse with us can achieve. Our Facebook page grew with 4,424 followers, a mammoth leap from last months activity. Our catalogue was seen by 54.7k people without our website maxing out at over 60,000 hits on the Sunday alone.
Sale 3 in numbers
Top price £1175 ,Top price foal £1175, Average Price £529.32.Lots Sold 18. Exports – Ireland 4 Belgium 2.
Our third online sale saw an increase in numbers whilst maintaining outstanding quality. A welsh dominated affair saw recognised breeders and succesful exhibitors offering fantastic examples of the breed. The sale represented studs to include Brynithon, Llanmorlais, Nynwood, Blaencila, Leyeswick, Brynbella & Milwas alongside some popular offerings from some of our favourite vendors from previous sales to include the Danyddraig and Cwmtawe Studs. The latter saw their filly foal take all the accolades,as she topped the sale and was inducted into our illustrious hall of fame. Cwmtawe Delightful took the fancy of a host of bidders, with £1175 seeing her on her way to pastures new a weaning. Out of the true to type Cwmtawe Diva and by Danaway Outcast, an exciting son of Geler Mathias, this breeding rang true as she could be seen effortlessly moving in the creative advertising put forward by her skilled vendor Euros Llyr Morgan. Hot on her heels was an exciting offering from the Llanmorlais stud, an eye catching filly foal By Thorneyside The Predator was snapped up by Miss Edwards for £1025, already a fan of her breeding, she joined her sibling whom she already owned. It was pleasing to see the demand high for quality foals and the prices reflecting this.
Mrs Tattersall of the Newcroft Stud secured a pleasing sale to Dr Nedermenn from Belgium, she offered a high quality Section B, bred by The Moelview Stud, 1 of 2 purchases, she was also taken by the Milwas Stud offering, a ground covering Welsh Section A yearling colt by Islyn Seleb.
The trade was strong for Welsh Mountain Pony geldings. With two crackers offered and finding new homes. Showing versatility as performance animals and children’s friends, Moorcock Gospel proved to be a real saint in his video advert, being caught, loaded and groomed by his young handler, he pulled on the heart strings and was sold at £600. One of two sale entries by Penboeth Encore, as we saw the Colt foal, Danyddraig Veyron, heading over the Irish Sea. This breeding proving popular with his sire and dam being two of the last by the famous stock getter Llwynan Tip Top.
Sale 2 in numbers
Top price £1400, Top price foal £1000,Average Price £604.20, Lots Sold 34. Exports – Germany 1,Holland 1, Sweden 2, Ireland 1.
A bumper sale saw entries and sales almost double the previous. This sale also saw further variety , with Welsh ponies and Cobs still the dominant force, we also witnessed popular coloured ponies alongside a good representation for part bred ponies and even a heavyweight cob foal entry.
Not to be out done the Welsh brought a splash of colour forward to compliment the usual quality, with a popular Section A Mare offered by Ms Heywood, the striking Cremello exchanged hands for £750. The crown for the top priced foal went to Pontlasse Golden Ivy. The stunning Palomino was well developed and showing plenty of substance already. She exchanged hands for £1000. The sales hall of fame award went to The Gadlys Stud, with the Williams family offering the successful sire, Glyncoch Kansas, for online auction. Another whose colour caught the eye, but it was his quality and type that attracted a final bid in the dying minutes of £1400. A son of Brynrodyn Dynamite and grandson of Cwmhendy Buster, he is sure to have a big future In his new home.
Sellhorse welcomed entries from the famous Welsh Cob stud, Tireinon, with two top class geldings secure sales. The highlight being Tireinon Rookie. By Hendrewen Desert Express – Derwen Desert Express and out of a lovely Tireinon Confidence mare he surpassed his reserve seeing the E – hammer fall at £1200.
A first for Sellhorse, saw sales secured to Sweden, Holland & Germany with the demand for Welsh ponies overseas remaining high. Penboeth Pocket – £500, Rianwyn Giordano- £800, Prifcolbern Splash of Class – £600 and 1 of 4 Cefn Stud foals sold in the sale also make the exciting journey.
We hope this brief overview has been interesting and insightful. We extend our gratitude to each and every vendor who has shown confidence to support our sales along with each purchase, bidder , like, share and follow.
Entries are now open
We hope you will join us in our next event on Friday the 7th of August. Entries close on Wednesday the 5th. With entries already being received please forward details or enquiries to [email protected]