Danone I

Semen Price

Excl. VAT: £1,401.87 Incl. VAT: £1,682.24

+ Chilled Courier & Health Papers

Excl. VAT: £110.00 Incl. VAT: £132.00

An uphill son of De Niro with phenomenal movement and outstanding ability for collection

De Niro Donnerhall Donnerwetter
Alicante Akzent II
St Pr St Well Done Weltmeyer World Cup I
St Pr St Anka
St Pr St Bellis Bolero

Terms - chilled semen €1500 + VAT, allowing unlimited attempts within the season on one named mare. If the mare is certified not in foal by the end of September, then a 50% credit applies the following year to spend on any stallion from the same stud. If the first AI of the year is July 1st or later, the credit the following year is 100%. If the following year also results in no foal, the credit for the next year will be 50% or 100% (depending on the date) of the top-up fee paid in the second year only.

Also available frozen at €1000 per dose, sold without terms - please enquire for details.



About - Danone is the 'capital king' of movement; beautiful, with an optimally uphill framed neckline, an ideal top line, long legs and correct stature. In all three basic gaits, Danone is always in uphill motion with plenty of expression and action in the foreleg and a fantastic activity in the hind leg. His great ability for collection is visible in every step.

Performance - Danone was the 2003 Swedish licensing champion, and won several young horses dressage tests and qualified for the 2006 Bundeschampionat. He was a finalist at the World Championships of Young Dressage Horses in Verden 2006. By 2012, Danone was winning at national grand prix under Theresa Wahler.

Sire - Sire De Niro needs no introduction. In 2016, he topped the WBFSH Sire Rankings for the fourth time. De Niro has enjoyed a phenomenal career in both sport and breeding; he has produced countless grand prix horses, winning medals at the highest levels. His son Desperados FRH has been a key member of the German team for several seasons. Desperados has won three team golds (Herning 2013, WEG 2014, Rio 2016), one team silver (London 2012), one team bronze (Aachen 2015), double individual silver (Aachen 2015) and an individual bronze (Rio Olympics 2016). In his eight championship appearances, Desperados has finished in the top five on seven occasions, and has never scored below 70% at international level under Kristina Bröring-Sprehe. The De Niro/Weltmeyer cross has also produced Delgado (individual bronze, Aachen 2015), Super Nova II (team silver, Rio 2016), and Danone I's full brothers Danone II (now deceased) and Der Designer, both winners at Inter II.

Damline - The dam Well Done produded two full brothers of Danone I, as well as a state premium daughter and a further son who competed at advanced. The damline has produced the stallions Golan, Magic Boy, Feuerbrand, Whitney and Peugeot HPF. 

Progeny - In 2009, Danone provided a premium stallion in Verden who sold for €320,000, and Dante Weltino, who sold for €130,000 and qualified for the Olympic Games in 2016. In 2014, his sons Desperados, Danönchen and Dante Weltino all qualified for the final of the Nürnberger Burgpokal, and in 2015 Der Kleine Lord competed at the European Championships. Danone passes on his great ability for collection as well as his uphill frame.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Chilled/Frozen Chilled or frozen
Stud Klosterhof Medingen
WFFS status Clear (N/N)
Studbook Hanoverian
Approved for Hanoverian, Oldenburg, Westfalen
Year of Birth 2000
Colour Bay
Height 171cm