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Also known as   Donnerhall II
Breed   Oldenburg
Colour   Dark Chestnut
Sex   stallion (active stallion)
Date of Birth   30 MAY 1981
Land of Birth   Germany
Standing Land   Germany
Height   172 cm ~ 16.3.½ hands
Breeder   O Gärtner
Breed Awards   Elite
Competition Level   Dressage Olympic/World Championships
Life Number   3308870
Family Number OLD-152
Level of progeny   Dressage: 109-Dr1
Eventers: 1-Ev5
Showjumpers: 2-Sj4

Stud Fee: £ 4250.00

ABOUT Donnerhall

PERFORMANCE: Donnerhall’s talent was apparent right from the start, and he scored 131.92 to be second in his performance test at Adelheidsdorf in 1984. Donnerhall’s competition career is the stuff of legend. He represented the highest combination of breeding and sports successes. His sports career was full of pinnacles:1986 honoured as DLG champion stallion, at the WEG at The Hague in 1994 with his lifelong rider Karin Rehbein he won team gold- and in free style the bronze medal. This result was repeated at the 1997 at the European Championships at Verden with Gold in the team and bronze in the individual. In 1998, Donnerhall and Karin Rehbein returned from the WEG at Rome with team gold and an outstanding fourth place in the individual results. Donnerhall won the World Cup European League, as well as being the Oldenburg dressage stallion of the year in 1997 and 1998 respectively. At the end of 1998 he was farewelled from competition, "fresh" at seventeen years of age, he "danced" to the tune of DM636.165 in competition winnings. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PROGENY: Certainly that is what Donnerhall seems to give to his offspring, a trainability and a strength to handle the more collected work, even if their natural paces are not so spectacular. It would seem more likely that the mix of Donnerhall and a large drop of ‘blood’ (Thoroughbred that is) in the sire is more likely to produce competition horses. Donnerhall’s son Davignon (out of a Pik Bube mare) is the sire of the very exciting youngster Duvalier who is already looking good at FEI level, and even those direct Donnerhall progeny that are going well at FEI level - like the mare, Dona Castania - are out of Pik Bube mares. The other son consistently producing exciting looking youngsters is Don Primero, again out of a Pik Bube mother. Don Primero was the five year old dressage champion of the 1990 Bundeschampionate, and went on to be a winner at Grand Prix level. His full-brother, Don Schufro has been exported to Sweden. At the 1992 Bundeschampionate, Davignon won the 4 year old riding horse title, with a record points score of 9.36. 1997 saw the first of the Donnerhall grandsons to star at the Bundeschampionate, with the gelding Duvalier (out of a Bolero mare - pictured left) winning the 5 year old dressage title - while the following year, this class was won by the black Donnerhall son, Del Piero (out of a Matcho AA mare). The Donnerhall son, De Niro (out of a Akzent II mare) started competing at Grand Prix level at the tender age of seven. It’s not what you would call great Grand Prix at this stage, but it is still Grand Prix. De Niro’s foals look great - better than their dad. Another Donnerhall son to impress is Dream of Glory who sired the 1998 three year old stallion winner, Dreamy’s Dream (pictured right), and had a number of representatives in the finals at the 2000 Bundeschampionate, and they all looked sweet rideable horses. Once again, Dream of Glory is out of a Pik Bube/Romadour II mare). Donnerhall’s most successful progeny in terms of money won, is the wonderful Grand Prix level mare, High Noon who has won nearly DM50,000 in competition. Donnerhall is the sire of 22 licensed sons and his heritage is sure to be carried on for many many years. Donnerhall produced 77 approved stallions, 462 registered broodmares, 84 state premium mares and 309 registered competition horses. The FN-yearbook of 2001 recorded a lifetime winning sum of DM 1.321.390 for his progeny. Donnerhall was truly the sire of the century. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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