“Don De Marco” is a fantastic 2006 Black Premium Oldenburg stallion by the outstanding black Grand Prix stallion Donnerwetter.
Donnerwetter is the sire of the legendary Donnerhall himself, which makes Don De Marco Donnerhall's half brother! Donnerwetter competed to Grand Prix, imported in his last years was offered only to a few outside mares of the highest quality which included Don De Marco's dam World Class. Don De Marco carries the wonderful traits that Donnerwetter's offspring are known for as being highly intelligent and forward, with excellent canter and ability for collection.
Don De Marco’s dam “World Class” by First Class/Furioso ll/Welt As. In addition to the fabulous sire line of Furioso and Welt As, is the mare line of St.Pr.St. 1a Premium Mare, Chinchilla by Zeus, who won the National German Championship in the Produce of Dam class winning out over 14 of Germany's best producing mares. She was Oldenburg Champion Mare and won her age class at the Federal Show in Verden, plus won the DLR mare class three times. World Class competed and placed very well in the breed division at Dressage At Devon and has produced premium foals every time.
Don De Marco is the only son of Donnerwetter and brother to Donnerhall standing in the US.
Don De Marco is GOV papered and Approved Stud Book 1 with RPSI, AWS and Lifetime Licensed with ISR/Old. He should finish growing at 16.1 hands.
***Don De Marco has completed the 30 day Stallion Performance Test with very high scores of 9.5 for character and 8.5 for temperament, 9.0 willingness to work,9.0 constitution and overall Interior of 9.0.
2011 - Don De Marco's first foal crop is just now being inspected across the nation. So far 11 foals to date have been inspected with 8 Gold Premiums and 3 Silver Premiums and several being Site Champions. So far his foals are showing super results from the German inspectors.
2012 - Don De Marco again is producing a large amount of Premium foals including Don Valentino who received the 3rd highest score in the US and Canada with a overall score of 8.6 and also CF Duran Duran who tied for the 5th highest scoring colt on the 2011 inspection tour with a score of 8.3.
With cross-country still to come this afternoon, Phillip Dutton and William Penn lead the Adequan USEA Gold Cup and PRO Tour Series CIC3* division at the CHC International at Bouckaert Farm, Fairburn, Georgia. They were the last dressage test of the day yesterday and flew into first with a 42.4.
The United States Eventing Association (USEA) is thrilled to announce that VTO Saddlery is continuing their diligent support and will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 Nutrena USEA American Eventing Championships, held at the Texas Rose Horse Park, September 26-29, 2013.