Hanoverian Stallion Licensing and Stallion Sales 2017

Two-and-a-half-year-old, pre-selected stallions are presented at the main Stallion Licensing. A selection committee organizes selection dates throughout the whole breeding area and chooses 111 stallions, showing up in front of the Licensing Commission on the last weekend of October 25-28.

Preselection 2017

The Preselection for the Hanoverian Stallion Licensing will take place from September 5-14.

» List of the preselection tour and the stallions


Wednesday, October 25
Arrival of the stallions
10.00 am Free jumping of the dressage stallions

Thursday, October 26
9.00 am    presentation of all stallions on the triangle
3.00 pm    Lunging of stallions
following   ‘Körmeeting’ - informal get-together for participants and guests in the ‘Forum’
(no reservation in advance)

Friday, October 27
8.00 am      Free presentation of dressage stallions followed by walking rings and announcement           of licensing results
2.00 pm      Free jumping and free presentation of jumping stallions followed by walking rings and announcement of licensing results

Saturday, October 28
10.00 am    
•    Show program
•    Tribute to the premium stallions
•    Presentation of Hannoveraner Stallion of  the Year
2.00 pm    Auction
The auction starts with the premium stallions. All other stallions follow in the order of their head-numbers.


Attend the auction live! We will be happy to reserve seats for you in the Niedersachsenhalle for the auction day to ensure perfect view and eye contact with the auctioneer. Ticket hotline ++49 (0) 4231 673 750 or by email ticket@hannoveraner.com

Bidding at telephone

Although you should not miss attending the auction live, we also offer the opportunity of bidding at the telephone. Forward your completed bidding form until 12:00 noon the auction day by fax or email. Our team member will call you as soon as your favourite horse enters the auction arena.

» Bidding form

Conditions of sale and Billing system

The stallions of the Hanoverian Stallion Licensing and Stallion Sales will be sold in accordance with the following auction trade terms:

» Conditions of Stallions

The auction horses and foals will be sold in the name of the exhibitor as is stipulated in the guidelines for intermediary activities. Please click here for a sample calculation:


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