Oldenburgers dominate in the USA
Donatella M, born 2011, by Fürstenball out of Jamaica by Jazz Time - Latimer/Trak. - Carprilli - Argentinus - World Champion - Zeus, bred by Marne Martin-Tucker, USA, owned by Alice Tarjan, USA, won an Intermediaire II and a Young Horse Grand Prix under Alice Tarjan in Wellington. Dam Jamaica, born 2005, was sold during the Special Auction in Vechta to the USA in 2008 - by American Holly Simensen, for an American horse friend.
Figeac DC, born 2009, by Fackeltanz out of Donna Clara by Diamond Hit - Wandergesell - Werther, bred by Christine Campe, Braunschweig, owned by Tim & Susan Dutta, USA, took sixth place in a Grand Prix with the American Susan Dutta. Brother Finnick is S-successful under Constanze Rügheimer.
Maverick, born in 2013, by Millennium/Trak. a.d. Delphy by Rittersport - Glacier, bred by Uwe Tischer, Penig, owned by Raul Corchuelo, Colombia, and Raul Corchuelo were delighted to win silver in a Prix St. Georges. Maverick was discovered at the Spring Elite Auction in Vechta in 2017.
Rigolo, born 2004, by Relevant out of Duchesse by Donnerhall - Frühlingsklang, bred by Sabine Richter, Bad Essen, owned by Lisa Apa, USA, triumphed in an Intermediaire II for amateurs under the US-American Lisa Apa. Dam Duchesse was bred to Rohdiamant and sired Romanowa, who won advanced (S**) level dressage competitions under Leonie Richter.
Skyfall, born in 2009, by Zardin Firfod out of Sound of Seduction by Calzone - Avanti, bred by Helle Kristiansen, Denmark, owned by Mikala Münter, USA, triumphed with Mikala Münter in an Intermediare A and Intermediare II.
Status Royal OLD, born 2010, by Statesman out of Facette Royal by Rubin-Royal - Freiherr - Traumdeuter/Trak., bred by Clemens-August Graf von Merveldt, Vechta, owned by Ann Romney, USA, and Jan Ebeling placed third in an Intermediare II and fifth in the Young Horse Grand Prix. Granddam Falaise sired the licensed and Intermediaire I-winning CM's Sarastro by Sevillano xx for Ina-Katrin Schmid. Status Royal impressed as a foal at the Summer Mixed Sales in Vechta.
Photo: Donatella M by Fürstenball won under Alice Tarjan. (Stickle)