For many years the main sire at
St. Ludwig, Donnerschlag left his distinctive mark on an era of breeding
at the respected stud. His career had many high points,". . .
enough to fill a book." At his 1990 stallion performance test, he
showed a multitude of talents. In 1993 he was winner of a finals class
at the Federal Championship for dressage horses, at Manheim.
Donnerschlag posted many wins and placings at Grand Prix and World Cup ,
Intermediare level. His sire, Donnerhall was a stallion of legendary
proportions, who achieved the unbelievable sire production index for
dressage of 274 points! His dam, Pirola was a full sister to Pik Bube I
and II. Bred to Raphael she bred the stallion Regazzo, now in Sweden.
Her dam line is based on international jumper Dohlenfürsten. As a sire
Donnerschlag has excelled--he has over two dozen offspring competing in
"S" dressage, and a large number of gold medal and high-priced
auction foals. He also has a large number of approved sons, including
Dream of Heidelberg I and II, Donnerwind, and many more. His son
Fontainbleu is a dressage champion in France. Donnerschlag's daughter
Dona won the Rheinland elite mare show in 1998, and Donna Doria the
Oldenburg elite mare show and the state riding championship.
||Pik As xx
1987 dark bay 16.2 hand Oldenburg
Approved for: Hannoverian, Oldenburg, Westfalen,
Stallion Performance Test
Overall score 133.75 / 4th of 83
Dressage score 134.22 / 2nd
Jumping score 115.26