Sire : Beethoven

Beethoven S is by Bertoli W out of an imported Donnerhall mare from Donnalix.
Bertoli W is a striking bay stallion, his powerful gaits and charismatic presence have ensured that he is at the top of the scoreboard during his competitve career. Highlights of this include: reserve champion at the Westphalian championships, twice finalist for the Bundeschampionships, finalist in the World Breeding Championships and highly placed in the prestigious Burgpokal qualifiers. Still only eight, he is already enjoying success at Grand Prix, with scores over 70% in his first season at this level, this is a seriously impressive horse for the future.
Breitling, Bertoli's father, is currently number one in the German breeding index and is known for producing quality yet trainable offspring who include several licensed sons such as Berkeley,and Benvenuto. He has also fathered many hugely successful competition horses such as Balderassini, Biagotti, Brioni and Blind Date.
Beethovens' mother La Donna is from the legendary stallion Donnerhall who is almost peerless in the world of dressage sires having enjoyed success like no other. He had a stellar career as a dressage horse, winning some of the most prestigious competitions, including over 65 FEI Grand Prix Dressage classes, World and he was also named Oldenburg Stallion of the Year in 1998. Donnerhall was a hugely influential sire with some of his most notable offspring including Don Primero Champion 5-year at the 1990 Bundeschampionate and now a Grand Prix horse, Don Schufro who was part of the bronze medal winning Danish team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, De Niro the 2008 Hanoverian Stallion of the Year and Davignon who gained record scores at the Bundeschampionate before going on to become a Grand Prix horse. In addition to this Donnerhall has fathered a huge 77 licensed stallions.
Lauries Crusador is now proving himself as a sire of brood mares. The champion of the 2000 Hanoverian licensing, Don Crusador (by Donnerhall) is out of a daughter of Lauries Crusador. He is the sire of 61 state’s premium mares and the results from the mare performance tests confirm his high dressage rating, with an average of 134.