Don VHP Z has been ridden by Harrie Smolders since 2015. This combination has achieved many international top performances at the highest level. Don and Harrie are Vice European Champion, jumped double clear to win the Final of the Longines Nations Cup in Barcelona, Double clear in the CSIO Hicksted, winner of the GCT GP Rome. In 2017 Don jumped an incredible 85% clear rounds at 1m60 level!
Don is a horse with exceptional charisma, intelligence and presence. With his fantastic results he is a stallion in great demand with the breeders.
SIRE: Diamant de Semilly is the sire of this extrodinary stallion. Diamant de Semilly was an exceptional showjumper and is a proven sire! Born in 1991 out of Le Tot de Semilly x!. Diamant won team gold at the World Championship in 2002 at Jerez de la Frontera and individual 9th place in the final , 2002 team gold , 2003 team silver European Championship in Donaueschingen. He also won numerous Grand prix’s including GP Saint-Lo and GP Caen. Several descendants of Diamant de Semilly are still active at the highest level such as Emerald van t’ Ruytershof.
DAM: The dam is Sara van ‘t Parelshof (Voltaire x Ramiro) born in 1995. From this dam line there are several international jumping horses. including HH Carlos Z ridden by Mc Lain Ward. This combination won many big classes. Carlos was retired from the sport in 2017. Despite her age, the dam is still used for breeding at Stoeterij ‘t Merelnest in Belgium.
Don VHP Z became available for breeding for the first time in 2017. His first offspring are expected in the spring of 2018. Don was in England as a young horse where a few of his offspring have been spotted.