Elite Mare Denebola

Elite Mare Denebola became the next Champion foundation mare. Her dam was SPS Dukate. Her sire was the world famous dressage horse Donnerhall, whose lineage lives on in the vast majority of the top Olympic and World Cup horses today.

As a foal Denebola was champion when inspected by the German Verband. As a 3 year old she was Champion Mare when inspected by the American Hanoverian Society. The Verband registered her in their studbook as an overall 8 rated mare. As a 5 year old she was the Eastern Canadian Champion Mare and was awarded her Elite Candidate status. She was featued in the October 2000 Verband magazine as “Quality with the Maple Leaf”. As a six year old she was Ontario Level 1 and 2 champion with scores as high as 78% that year. She continued to show successfully up until Prix St. George when her rider, Patricia Close of Craig House Farm, retired her as a pleasure horse. She is now doing most of the Grand Prix movements.

Elite Mare Denebola has had three foals, all embryo transfers, as she is too talented to be a brood mare. The first, the colt Fabrizio born in 2006, was sired by the five and six year old World Dressage Champion, Florencio. Fabrizio won the 5 year old Dressage Championship in British Columbia in September 2011 with a score of 74 %. He was also a consistent winner on both the California and BC circuits in 2011 with scores in the 70s when owned and ridden by Karen Pavavic.

Denebola’s next foal was a filly, Soraya, born in 2009. This Hanoverian Premium Mare Candidate, who in 2016 won the Eastern Canadian third level Gold Dressage Championship, has a bright future. Soraya is now offered for sale.

Then the colt Totem sired by Totilas was by born in 2012. He was bought as a foal by Jayne Essig and Karen Pavicic, a member of the Canadian Silver Medal team at the 2007 Pan Am Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and a member of our 2015 WEG team in Normandy France. Totem is an approved Oldenburg and RPSI stallion. Craig House Farm has some Totem semen for sale.

Denebola’s Offspring

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Fabrizio

Fabrizio SOLD

Soraya

Soraya

Totem

Totem SOLD

Denebola Showing

Denebola Showing

Denebola & Pat

Denebola & Pat Close

Donnerhall

Denebola’s Sire Donnerhall