De Noir became the youngest stallion to achieve elite status in Danish Warmblood. Since 2004 he has been one of the predominant sires at the Danish Warmblood Elite Mare Show, presenting some of the best foals and young mares in the country. De Noir is a stallion who typifies the modern, elegant sport horse stallion. His consolidated dressage bloodlines are a guarantee for success. His sire, De Niro is 2008 Hanoverian Stallion of the year, and has a dressage index of 151. Grandsire Donnerhall's index is 158, and maternal grandsire Matcho AA has a dressage index of 134. De Noir's dam, Maharani, was overall foal show winner at Luechow, Germany and his granddam was repeately named best mare at Hanoverian shows. De Noir was the champion of his Danish approval in 2003, and also won the 30-day, 70-day and 100-day performance tests in both dressage and overall. He is the sire of the Danish Warmblood Filly of the Year, 2004, and the Foal of the Year in Hannover, 2005. German breederslook for Hanoverian-branded foals by De Noir to send to the Verden stallion approvals. In 2006 De Noir had ten 2 year old mares at the final elite show. In 2007 he had his first graded son and 20 offspring at the elite show. Fourteen of his 3 year old mares were invited and they all received medals. De Noir is free from OCD. De Noir is training and competing in upper level dressage under Anna Blomgren at Helgelstrand Dressage, where he is schooling Grand Prix movements.
Grading description: Suitable size, noble elegant stallion of extremely good type. Expressive head. Well set, well formed, long neck. Long shoulder. Well marked, medium-long withers. Good and lithe topline. Well-formed croup. Legs correct in conformation and dry, short pasterns in front. Well-formed hooves behind. Movements extremely good in walk, extremely good and lithe in trot and extremely good with good carry in canter. 9-9-8-9-7-8-8-9-9-9.
Material description: Very polite and a real stallion in the stall. Energetic with an extremely good temper and good character. Works extremely willingly and bright with extremely good walk and canter, but lacks push in trot. Dressage potential is extremely good and the stallion is very rideable. Jumps below medium and with lack of technique and capacity. This stallion developed positively during the test. Show abilities are extremely good in dressage. The material test was made 2003 at Vilhelmsborg.
|De Niro ||Donnerhall ||Donnerwetter |
|Alicante ||Akzent II |
|Maharani ||Matcho AA ||Pancho II |
|Timab de Fondelyn |
|Akanee ||Akut |
2000 black 16-1-3/4-hand Hanoverian
Approved for: Danish Warmblood, Hanoverian
Performance Test, 2003