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Johnson Jazz (pref) Cocktail (pref)
Charmante (keur)
Roxane (keur pref sport-dres) Flemmingh (pref)
Catharin (keur pref)
Donnatella Donnerhall Donerwetter
LaFayette Pik Bube

This colt's sire, Johnson, is a Grand Prix stallion considered the best son of leading dressage sire Jazz. He finished 9th for the Dutch at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The dam is by the legendary Donnerhall and is the full sister to Don Primaire. The bloodlines are international quality through and through.

The sire Glock's Johnson TN NOP with his rider Hans Peter Minderhoud won team gold at the European Championships in Aachen and individually picked up a bronze medal. The Jazz-son is 6th on the World Ranking. Johnson is a son of the keur stallion Jazz who performed at grand prix level with Tineke Bartels. Grandsire, Olympic Cocktail also performed at the highest level and achieved numerous victories in grand prix and kur to music. Grandsire, Flemmingh, is famous for producing the grand prix dressage horses, Krack C with Anky van Grunsven and Lingh with Edward Gal. Great grandsire Sultan is not only the sire of the Oldenburg approved stallion Sion, but also of the worldfamous jumper It’s Otto from Geoff Billington. Johnson descends from the famous 'Reina' line; the renowned mare line from breeder Wim van Arkel. Famous horses from this motherline include Darkdream, Sultan, Kallisto, Mendel, Charmeur and Waldo.

Johnson combines an exquisite pedigree with a perfect dressage model and three excellent gaits. He also boasts a good temperament and rideability. Johnson was the overall champion of the KWPN stallion show in 2005. From his first breeding year three offspring were selected to participate in the finals of the Dressage World Championships at Verden. Amongst them were Bretton Woods and Boston. Johnson has three approved sons with the KWPN: Breezer, Bretton Woods and Jacksparrow. Johnson himself is very successful in international dressage competitions with Hans Peter Minderhoud.

The dam Donnatella is by the world-famous dressage stallion Donnerhall, out of a State Premium mare from a very proven top German dam line by Pik Bube. The combination of Donnerhall x Pik Bube has proven extremely successful world wide. Donnatella was bred by the stud which had Donnerhall, the "Groenwohldhof stud" in Germany and is out of one of their foundation mares, Lafayette, who is the dam of many top comptetion horses. Donnatella is the full sister to the top stallion Don Primaire. She is 16.3hh and very scopey with huge powerful paces. She was brought to Britain as a foal after being awarded a 'Foal Premium' and competed in affiliated dressage up to Elementary level.

Donnerhall himself had a stellar career as a dressage horse, winning some of the most prestigious competitions, including over 65 FEI Grand Prix Dressage classes. He won the team gold and individual bronze at the Dressage World Championship in 1994 and at the European Dressage Championship in 1997 in Verden. In 1997, he also won the World Cup European League. Donnerhall earned his third team gold while finishing 4th individually at the 1998 Dressage World Championship. He was named Oldenburg Stallion of the Year in 1998. He sired over 77 licensed sons and hundreds of state premium daughters, including Don Primero, Don Schufro, Don Frederico, Donnerschlag, Donnerbube, Donnerschwee, Dubai, Primavera, Deutsche Einheit, De Niro, Donatello and Davignon.

Donnatella's dam, Lafayette, was a State Premium mare who also produced the stallion Don Primaire. The dam's line goes directly back via the Trakehner stallions Magister and Lateran to the world-famous Ramzes daughter Ramona. Under Alwin Schockemohle, Ramona had a series of victories at the highest level of international showjumping. Within four seasons- from 1959 to 1962- Ramona had accumulated enormous winnings for her time, amounting to more than DM 40,000. Donnatella's full brother, Don Primaire, successfully performed in the light Tour, thereby confirming his performance test in which his balanced character, pureness of gaits and riding-horse qualities stood out. His offspring are successful selection and sport horses. Donnatella also has a Verband Premium full sister at Crosiadore Farm who is being successfully bred from in America by embryo transfer and who has produced a State Premium daughter.

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