A warm welcome to our first ever sales report. The month of June saw Sellhorse.co.uk hold two events; The Premier Launch Sale & The Second Coming. Growth was evident from the first sale to the second with percentage of lots sold jumping from 27% to 50% with 13 out of 26 lots sold. Entries rose from sale 1 with 22 to sale 2 with 26.
An insight into our online performance can be seen from our Facebook page. From 1 -28 June our posts reached 94.4k people. With 49.2k Post engagements( likes, comments, shares) and 2319 new page likes. This platform is proving successful providing enormous exposure for our animals listed for sale.
Sale 1 in Numbers
Top price £1725. Average Price £1060. Lots sold 6. Exports 2 (Ireland)
The Premier Sale saw a welcomed, varied, consignment of entries ranging from Coloured Sports Horses, Thoroughbred, Arab and Welsh inclusive of their Part Breds.
Our sale topper was a glorious coloured mare sold from D Kershaw to Yorkshire for £1725. The same stable saw 2 more sales with export to Ireland for £900 and £1100 respectively, the latter being for a lovely young Section B bred by the Musbury Stud.
The sale was pleased to receive support from popular Welsh breeders with Lots meeting reserve from The Glebedale Stud, The Cwmtawe Stud and The Williams Family of Gwynedd.
Glebedale Razzberry Ripple, a great example of a Welsh Pony of Cob type, exchanged hands at £1000, being By Glebedale Miri Mawr a son of Glebedale Reply, in turn by Synod Replay & out of Parvadean Reprint. This sibling of Dutch National Champon Glebedale Razzamataz surpassed her reserve.
A high quality mountain Pony was offered by Mr Morgan of The Cwmtawe Stud. The 2 year old Colt, Cwmtawe Piper, a son of the esteemed Dyfed Piper was in high demand and made the short trip to Dolgellau, North Wales with Mr Meredith, spotting his potential as a ridden prospect for his family securing him for £700.
The Williams Family of Gwynedd offered a wonderful Section D broodmare by Gwenllan Deio. With champions in her breeding ,Fagwr Ivy was just shy of the £1000 mark, and by kind permission remains with the stallion Danaway Brenin. Brenin being a young stallion out of the famous Cracklin Rose, this is sure to be an exciting foal in the making for her new owner.
Sale 2 in numbers
Top Price £1500 Average Price £684 Lots Sold 15 Exports 8 ( Ireland 5, N.Ireland 1, Belgium 2)
The “Second Coming” sale saw entries increase with 26 Lots on offer. Although our sale is open to all this turned out to be a Welsh Dominated affair.
The highest price was secured by the champion gelding Leyeswick Master Steps, offered by his Owner Miss Amari -Mann. A winner of the gelding class at the Royal Welsh & sired by HOYS qualifying Leyeswick Casino Jack, his purchaser wanted him from the beginning, registering her bid early and sitting tight to secure him.
Not far behind him, Mr Piper offered his lovely Palomino Section A mare. A thrilling auction saw her bid top at £1400 in the final moments. Her movement videos caught the eye and is sure to be a top show prospect. Being by Colne Tornado who is no stranger to the big prizes at The Royal Welsh show, her future looks bright. At the time of writing, she is already in transit to her new postcode.
The second sale saw rising export numbers, with pleasing interest from two vendors in Belgium. The first saw Treflan Hedd, a striking section B colt foal who will make his way over the water from his breeder Mr Williams at weaning & the second a superb moving filly, Cwmtawe Picture Perfect. Offered by the Cwmtawe stud as demand for there stock continued into our second event. The lovely filly by Dyfed Playwrite and out of Pollyanna sees her being closely related to Dyfed Prophet.
A further 5 ponies make the shorter journey to Ireland, with a Northern Ireland purchase seeing a move from Bangor North Wales to Bangor Ireland in the form of Arthen Hedd Wyn ,with his bronze medal winning history, he makes the move at £1275. Expertly produced by Mr Dawson for the sale and offered from same stable as a successful mare from the previous sale, we send our thanks for the continued support and quality offerings.
Other sales of note include Tryfel Fancy who was snatched with a last minute £700 bid, Carn-Ifor Navidi, a super smart section C Colt from the Moore Family, Ebbw Vale, also reached this total.Matteli Arabesque, a pretty Part Bred Filly who was secured for £925 and joins the consigment on a journey to Ireland. Mr Owen offered his Abergavenny colt to the highest bidder, his listing causing a stir online ,with his presence, type and flash white socks to top him off.
A full it’s of prices can be viewed on our website for the next week.
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. We aim to continue to improve our website capacity and speed, listing and photo quality, amongst other tweaks and hope you will join us in our next event on Friday the 10th of July. Entries close on Wednesday the 8th. With entries already being received please forward details or enquiries to email@example.com