|Donna Doria||De Vito|
|Faside Rubin's Black Magic||Rubin Star N||Rubinstein|
This colt foal is by the exciting dressage stallion Foundation who is making a big impact in modern dressage breeding. The dam is by the Rubinstein son Rubin Star N, one of the best dressage stallions to ever stand in the UK. The granddam is by the successful Donnerhall x Pik Bube cross. She is a full sister to Don Primaire. We are expecting a great future for this foal.
This foal's sire, Foundation managed a dream start in the FN breeding value estimation index: 168 points and 4th place of all dressage stallions across Germany.
After many wins in L-level dressage classes Foundation qualified for the Bundeschampionat in Warendorf. With Matthias Alexander Rath, he is constantly victorious and highly placed at prix st georges and inter I level.
In 2012, Foundation was awarded the dressage Hauptprämie from the Oldenburg Verband for the best first foal crop. Foundation has sired 13 licensed sons and numerous highly placed Bundeschampionat finalists. The licensed Feuertanz was the 2016 Hanoverian Champion of 3-year-old stallions in Verden, Ferrari was Oldenburg Champion of 4-year-old stallions in Rastede and sold for the price of €1.5million, the PSI price record of the year.
Foundation's sire is the 2004 NRW Champion Stallion, Fidertanz, who dominated his 30-day test in Neustadt-Dosse and then took the Vice Champion title at the Bundeschampionat in Warendorf. Foundation's damline has been very successful, producing grand prix winner Apache, Olympic horse Escapado.
Rubin Star N won his 100 day performance test with 10s for temperament and willingness to learn. Rubin Star N was highly placed in the Bundeschampionat final and was a successful Grand Prix horse. He also scores highly in his heritability assessment for dressage. His sire is Rubinstein who was one of the most influential sires of modern dressage horses. Rubin Star N's dam, State Premium Carella, was by Ramino, who also won his performance test. His full brother Magic Ronaldo is very highly placed on the Dutch dressage index and was Oldenburg Stallion Approval Vice Champion.
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.