On a par with his amazing sire Sandro Hit!
Thanks to his offspring placed in Grand Prix competitions like Sai Baba Plus/Boaventure Freire/POR, Semper Fidelis/Heather Blitz/USA, Sir Heinrich M, Sir Deauville, Sunshine Tour,and Syriana/Mary Hanna/AUS, Sir Donnerhall I is placed amongst the top 20 of the WBFSH ranking list of the world's best dressage sires. Sir Hohenstein/Bianca Nowag won team gold and individual silver in the Freestyle of the U25 Grand Prix European Championships in Melegnano/ITA. Sir Donnerhall I has definitely stepped out of the shadow of his incredible sire Sandro Hit. Six German Champions are to his credit: In 2013, Cindy OLD (4 y.o. mares/geldings), in 2014, Special Diva OLD (3 y.o. mares/geldings) and Sir Heinrich (6 y.o.), in 2016, Smirnoff (5 y.o.) and in 2017, Candy OLD (4 y.o. mares/geldings). In 2018, Caty OLD (4 y.o. mares/geldings) made the historical record perfect, as she is already the fourth Sir Donnerhall descendant out of St.Pr.St. C'est Bon to win gold in Warendorf. Her full-sister Candy OLD also won the bronze medal at the World Championships for Young Horses (5 y.o.). Sa Coeur became double World Champion and price highlight of the P.S.I. Auction, selling for 2.31 million euros. He is just one of numerous auction top prices.
He has produced 99 licensed stallions, including numerous champion and premium stallions as well as Sir Olli, bronze medallist at the World Championships for Young Horses. Out of the 206 state premium mares, the Oldenburg Champion Mare Candy OLD stands out. Furthermore, the winning stallions Bonds, Feinrich and For Romance I OLD, the premium stallion For Romance II the Westphalian Champion Fürst Magic, the German Vice Champion and advanced (S) level serial winner Lilliano OLD/Dorothee Schneider, the German Champion Revenant and the Oldenburg Champion Mare, German Champion and P.S.I. price highlight Fasine OLD also descend from Sir Donnerhall’s dam line. At the German Foal Championships in 2019, Sir Donnerhall I produced another exceptional foal, the second placed filly.
Sir Donnerhall was 2nd Reserve Champion at the Oldenburg licensing in 2003, winner of his stallion performance test and awarded the Ia main premium in 2005 and German Champion and Vice World Champion (5 y.o.) in 2006. He is now trained to advanced level. Due to the high breeding demands, he was no longer competed.
His sire Sandro Hit, World Champion and German Champion, very quickly made a name for himself as a foundation stallion in dressage horse breeding.
His dam St.Pr.St. Contenance D also produced his full brother, Sir Donnerhall II, licensed stallion and World Cup finalist with Morgan Barbancon/ESP, and Stratege/Cora Jacobs, also successful in Grand Prix.
His dam sire is the sire of the century Donnerhall.
Sire of World Champions, Winners of the Bundeschampionship, price record setters and licensing champions
Hero and producer of champions of historic uniqueness. If one wanted to put together all the heredity highlights for Sir Donnerhall I, one would need to write a whole book. For years, he has dominated the Bundeschampionship as no sire has done before him: in 2014 the daughter Special Diva OLD won the Bundeschampionship of three year old mares and geldings, prior to that she became Oldenburger Vice-Landeschampionesse. The licensed son Sir Heinrich dominated the scene of the five year old dressage horses. In 2012 and 2013, his son Sa Coeur was World Champion of the young dressage horses in Verden and top horse at the PSI auction in Ankum. Sir Donnerhall´s progeny are always sought after. For years Sir Donnerhall I was one of the most successful sires of auction horses and continuous producer of top horses achieving 6 digit prices. His progeny impress again and again with their great style, a modern type and subtle movements. The FN breeding value association ranks Sir Donnerhall I, who has himself been trained up to Grand Prix, as one of the best sires of dressage horses. He was second reserve champion at his licensing, stallion performance test winner, Ia main premium sire in 2005 and in 2006 Bundeschampion as well as vice World Champion of five year old dressage horses. He quickly turned out to be a foundation stallion: he has sired 89 licensed sons so far, among them the NRW champion stallion and vice Bundeschampion Silbermond, the champion stallions of the South German licensing Sir Nymphenburg I and Sir Schiwago as well as numerous premium sires at all German licensing locations. The premium sire Santo Dottore was Reitpferde Champion of the three year old Oldenburg stallions in 2014. More than 80 daughters were awarded the predicate ´state premium`. The daughter Assandra was honoured as best three year old mare in Austria in 2011.
Sir Donnerhall: one of the surest bets among German dressage horse producers
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Sire of World Champions, Winners of the German national championships, price record setters and licensing champions
Hero and producer of champions of historic uniqueness. If one wanted to put together all the heredity highlights for Sir Donnerhall I, one would need to write a whole book. For years, he has dominated the German championships as no sire has done before him: In 2015, his son Smirnoff won the German championships of five-year-old dressage horses. In 2014, his daughter Special Diva OLD won the German championships of three-year-old mares and geldings and his licensed son Sir Heinrich OLD (Ldb. /stud Warendorf) dominated the six-year-old dressage horse class. In 2013, his daughter Cindy OLD won the four-year-old mare and gelding class, his licensed sons Sir Heinrich and Sean Connery I were respectively Vice German champions of the five and six-year-old dressage horses. In 2012, Sir Heinrich was the Oldenburg regional champion and vice German champion of the four-year-old stallions and Stanford won the bronze medal in Warendorf in the three-year-old stallion class. In 2014, Cindy OLD won the title of Oldenburg dressage champion and Stanford scored points in 2014 and 2015 as high finalist at the World Championships of five-year-old dressage horses. In 2012, his son Sa Coeur was also World Champion of the five-year-old dressage horses and star horse of the PSI auction in Ankum with a knockdown price of 2.31 million euros. Sir Donnerhall's offspring have always been sought-after: A foal was sold for 60.000 euros at the AOS auction and in the 2011 PSI auction collection, there were seven descendants of Sir Donnerhall I, where Sir Caramello and Siebenstein were both sold for 500.000 euros and South Coast for 520.000 euros. The youngest PSI Highlight was Sean Connery II, sold for 850.000 euros in 2015. For years Sir Donnerhall I was one of the most successful sires of auction horses and continuous producer of top horses achieving 6 digit prices. His progeny impress repeatedly with their great style, modern type and subtle movements. The FN breeding valuation ranks Sir Donnerhall I, who has himself been trained up to Grand Prix, as one of the best sires of dressage horses (152 points and 99% reliability). He was second reserve champion of his licensing, stallion performance test winner, Ia main premium sire in 2005 and in 2006 German national champion as well as vice World Champion of five year old dressage horses. He quickly turned out to be a foundation stallion: He has already produced 90 licensed sons, including the NRW champion stallion and national German champion Silbermond, the champion stallions of the South German licensing Sir Nymphenburg I and Sir Schiwago as well as numerous premium stallions at every German licensing. The premium sire Santo Dottore was Champion of the Riding Horse three-year-old Oldenburg stallions in 2014. 138 daughters were awarded the predicate "state premium". The daughter Assandra was honoured as best three-year-old mare in Austria in 2011.
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