In the current ranking of the world's best dressage sires, Sir Donnerhall I is already in third place, having made it into the top ten for the first time last year. He is even placed ahead of his sire Sandro Hit, who was number one in the world in 2021 and is now placed eighth.
Many of Sir Donnerhall’s offspring has been successful in Grand Prix competitions, starting by Samhitas/Kelly Layne/AUS, who took part in the Olympic Games, Valentine/Ashley Holzer/USA, Willingapark Sky Diamond/Jayden Brown/AUS and Sir Caramello OLD/Anush Agarwalla/IND, who all took part in the World Championships, Santiago Song/Thibault Vandenberghe/BEL and Sangraal/Stella Hagelstam/FIN, who took part in the European Championships, as well as Serenade MF/Alice Tarjan/USA, Syriana/Mary Hanna/AUS, Cavalia/Jessica Howington/USA, Siebenstein/Mirelle Kemenade-Witlox/NED, Sheeran/Jacob Noerby Soerensen/DEN, La Gesse Hot Chocolat vd Kwaplas/Isabelle Pinto/FRA, Sir Schiwago/Barbara Bertschinger/SUI, Sai Baba Plus/Boaventure Freire/POR, Semper Fidelis/Heather Blitz/USA, Santiago Song/Thibault Vandenberghe/BEL and Sir Fashion/Anna von Wendt/FIN, who were successful in World Cup Freestyles. Sir Hohenstein/Bianca Nowag/GER won team gold and silver in the Freestyle at the European Championships for U25 Grand Prix Riders in Marignano/ITA.
Again and again Sir Donnerhall I set unique records with his heredity. In addition to Special Diva OLD (2014) and Smirnoff (2016), their full siblings Cindy OLD (2013), Sir Heinrich (2014), Candy OLD (2017), Caty OLD (2018) and Casey OLD (2020) won gold medals at the German Championships. Candy OLD and Casey OLD were also Oldenburg Champion Mares and thus lead the crowd of over 380 award winning daughters of Sir Donnerhall I. Candy OLD also won the bronze medal at the World Championships for young dressage horses (5y.o.). Sa Coeur became double World Champion and price highlight of the P.S.I Auction, with a knockdown price of 2.31 million euros and has been placed in international Grand Prix competitions. He is only one of the many auction price record holders by Sir Donnerhall I.
He has produced over 100 licensed stallions, including numerous champion and premium stallions as well as Sir Olli/Enrique Cruces Fernandez/ESP, bronze medallist at the World Championships for young dressage horses and successful in Grand Prix.
Many of Sir Donnerhall I's daughters have produced stallions, as can be seen with our Champion Stallions Dynamic Dream, Feinrich and Fynch Hatton, our Regional Champion Zauberlehrling PS OLD, our stallion Don Romance PS OLD, who was placed third at the Regional Championships, our stallion Sezuan’s Donnerhall, double stallion performance test record winner, our Ib main premium winner Total Diamond PS, as well as Glock’s Total U.S./Edward Gal/NED, placed fifth at the Olympics, and Force Majeure ex. Fürst Bayram OLD/Frederic Wandres, 1.7 million euro price sensation of the P.S.I. Auction, Oldenburg Regional Champion, who was placed eleventh at the German Championships for young dressage horses. The Oldenburg Champion Mare, German Champion and P.S.I. record top price Fasine OLD and her full brother For Romance II have a dam by Sir Donnerhall I. At the German Foal Championships in 2019, Sir Donnerhall I produced another exceptional foal, the second placed filly. In 2021, Sammy de Luxe won the Austrian Warmblood Foal Championships.
Sir Donnerhall was second 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 (5y.o.) in 2006. He is now trained to advanced level. Due to the high breeding demands, he is 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/Morgan Barbançon/ESP, licensed stallion, double World Cup finalist and World Championship, European Championship and Olympic participant, Rubberball (by Rubinstein), AES licensed stallion and Stratege/Cora Jacobs, also successful in Grand Prix.
His dam’s sire is the sire of the century Donnerhall.
Sir Donnerhall is following in the footsteps of this revolutionary sire Sandro Hit
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