Sir Donnerhall I always sets 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) have all won gold medals at the German Championships. Candy OLD and Casey OLD were also Oldenburg Champion Mares and thus lead the crowd of over 369 award-winning daughters of Sir Donnerhall I. Candy OLD also won the bronze medal at the World Championships for young dressage horses (5 yo). Sa Coeur became double World Champion, 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.
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.
The dams sire Desperado is an honest and reliable stallion with a very good attitude. He has a real willingness to work and was the highest scoring stallion in his performance test with 89.5 His trot is uphill with good use of the foreleg and the canter is powerful, uphill and has good scope. Desperado has a lot of flexibility, a very good attitude and a good balance and adds movement, technique and flexibility to his offspring.
Performance - At his performance test, Desperado scored 89.5, including a 9.5 for the canter. At the World Championships in Verden, Desperado was 7th in the 5-year-old final with a score of 16.6, and 8th in the 6-year-old final on a score of 8.3. He competed successfully at national level at PSG and Inter I. Desperado has made a fantastic start to his international grand prix career including winning Mechelen World Cup Freestyle with +85%.
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