Soraya - for Sale
Sandro Hit/ Donnerhall Offspring

We are pleased to offer for sale, “Soraya”, a 16.2 hand 10 year old Hanoverian States Premium Mare Candidate. Her sire is Sandro Hit, cited as the number 2 dressage stallion in the world (WBFSH 2018). Her dam’s sire is Donnerhall, whose famous “D Line” produced 50% of the top dressage horses at Rio and the horses of entire British team at Tryon, and 5 of the top 10 dressage horses in 2018. The combination is magic, producing such top dressage horses as Sir Donnerhall, Soliman de Hus, Isabell Werth’s mare Weihegold and Adrienne Lyle’s stallion Salvino, team silver at Tryon and winner of the 2019 CDI5 Grand Prix Special at Wellington.

Soraya’s dam, the Elite Mare Denebola, was Eastern Canadian Champion Hannnoverian mare and went on to have a sucessful dressage career, showing up to Prix St. George. Her 1/2 sister, Raffles (same dam, SPS Dukate), was a silver medal winner at the 2007 Pan Am Games. Denebola produced the registered Oldenberg and RPSI Stallion Totem, chosen to represent young dressage horses at Omaha and the winer of FEI 5, 6 and 7 year old classes in Wellington with scores in the 70s. He also as a 7 year old did his first PSG test and got over 70% in the Inter 1 freestyle at the Omaha International in April 2019.

Soraya has only been professionally ridden. She was Eastern Canadian Reserve Champion training level with scores in the 70s by 3 FEI 5 (level 0) judges, including a 75% by Cara Whitham with 8s for impulsion. Stephen Clarke has commented that Soraya is “a beautiful” and “a very talented dressage horse with much ability” with “3 good gaits”.

In the fall of 2013 she achieved her 1A status from the Canadian Hanoverian Society and passed her performance test with an 8 for ridability and type by the German judge, Ludwig Christmann.

Soraya had a successful 2015 show season in Wellington, Florida, where she was in the ribbons with scores in the 70s and high 60s. She was shown by Esther Mortimer 3 time Pan Am competitor for Guatemala.

In 2016 Soraya won Gold at the Eastern Canadian Dressage Championships third level open. She was ridden by Sian Fernandez Thomas of International Equestrian Centre, where she has contitnued her training with guidance from Jamie Irwin. Soraya is now showing Fourth level with consistent 7s In the extensions and lateral work. Soraya is now training to show Prix St.George.

Soraya has a good work ethic, loves to hack and show. She has no vices, health or lameness issues.

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Soraya’s Pedigree - Click here to view/hide the pedigree

Sandro Song
SIRE Antenne II
Sandro Hit
ES Loretta
PM-C Soraya
DAM Ninette
EM Denebola
SPS Dukate

Photos of Soraya

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  • Soraya 2014

Videos of Soraya

Soraya as a 5 Year Old

Soraya - 5 yrs

Soraya Dec 2014

Soraya - Dec 2014

Soraya Feb 2015

Soraya - Feb 2015

Soraya Apr 2015

Soraya - Apr 2015

Soraya at ON Championships 2016

Soraya at ON Championships 2016