Dimaggio as a foal


World Breeding 5 year old Champion - 2000


British Dressage Championships 1999


Verden Germany 2000 - click photo for video




Dimaggio Breeding


1995 - 2015 Liver Chestnut  16.2hh

Frozen Semen only available from Elite Stallions

Dimaggio was one of the most successful Dressage stallions of modern times. Amongst his list of achievements was the highly sought after title of  “World Breeding Champion” which he won in 2000 with an overall score of 9.5. This is a very prestigious competition contested every year by the biggest names in dressage. He scored an index of 133.39 in the dressage at his stallion licensing.

Other achievements included winning the International Shearwater Championship in 2000 along with the Prevac Pro Potential Dressage Horse Championships. He went on to win at Prix St Georges and Inter 1 with over 70%.


John Shenfield writes:

"Dimaggio has now established himself as the best sire for dressage ever to stand in Great Britain." 

Breeding/Offspring Highlights 


The year ended with a Dimaggio entering the top 10 Rolex WBFSH Sire rankings 2018 for dressage.

British Bred Dimaggio gelding, Duke of Britain, winning the Grand Prix Freestyle at London Olympia. Ridden by Frederic Wandres they scored 80.303%

In the summer two Dimaggio offspring won medals with Team GB at the FEI World Equestrian Games.

Emile Faurie rode Done Di Maggio to help the team come home with a bronze medal & Olympic qualification. Their run up to the games included scoring a double victory at the Aachen CDI3* and podium places at Fritzens CDI4* with 74%+ scores.

Erin Orford (Grade III) rode Dior UKH to help the para dressage team come home with a silver medal. Dior was bred here at the stud and it has been a real pleasure watching her perform on such a big stage.


Erin Orford (Grade III) and Dior UKH represented Team GB at the European Championships and won Team Gold . They also won Individual Bronze.


Two Dimaggio offspring compete at the Rio Olympics - one representing France in dressage and the other representing New Zealand in eventing

2014Petplan Area Festival Medium Restricted Champion
British Dressage Inter I Freestyle Champion 


- he sired three of the top six, 6 year olds dressage horses at the World Breeding Championships

- Half Moon Delphi won team bronze for GB at European Championships and was 4th in World Cup Qualifier at Olympia

-the highest scoring dressage 3 year old in BEF Futurity evaluations and also the second highest scoring dressage foal

- a 2007 gelding son selling for €700,000 at auction

- 2 British Dressage Winter Championships

- 8 British Dressage Winter Regional Championships and 6 Reserve Championships

- 3 qualified for the German Young Horse Championships - (Bundeschampionate) in Dressage


- Winning at Grand Prix with 70%+ scores

- 2 British Dressage Winter Championships and 3 Reserve Championships

- 6 British Dressage Winter Regional Championships and 3 Reserve Championships

- 5 qualified for the German Young Horse Championships - (Bundeschampionate) in Dressage


- 3 British Dressage National Champions and a Reserve Champion

- 2 progeny selected to represent GB at the Junior Riders Europeans

- Top auction price of €240,000 at Oldenburg EliteSale

- Gelding sold at PSI auction for €360,000

- Austria select 1 of his stallions to represent them at the WBFSH Young Horse Dressage championships

- 3 qualified for the German Young Horse Championships - (Bundeschampionate) in Dressage


- BEF Futurity Top Dressage Sire

- 15 progeny at the National Dressage Championships, overall dressage champion at the BHHS show

- Burghley Young Event Horse 5 Yr Old Champion

- 2 progeny represented GB

- 7 BD Regional Winter Championships & 2 Reserve Champions

- 5 BD Regional Summer Champions & 2 Reserve Champions

- an eventer competing at 3*CCI

- 3 more licensed sons in Germany and a €200,000 top auction price

- British Young Horse at Hickstead:-

          National 5 Yr Old & 6 Yr Old Reserve Champions

          International 6Yr Old Champion & 5 Yr Old Reserve Champion

- 5 qualified for the German Young Horse Championships - (Bundeschampionate) in Dressage


3 winners in Top British Breed Horse Awards – two Dressage; one Eventing; 7 offspring at BD's Summer National Championships including the Advanced Medium National Champion. Highest priced horse at the Hanoverian Elite action at €320,000. Another son, Diamo Gold, is premium licensed by Oldenburg


Winning all three age categories at the Top British Breed Dressage Horse Awards. Shearwater National 6 year old Dressage Horse Champion, 2nd Reserve Champion at the Oldenburg Stallion Licensing


British Dressage Nationals the NFU Mutual Prelim Champion


British Hanoverian Show – Champion 3 year old mare, BWBS Stallion Licensing - Keystone Don  Amore - Reserve Champion,  Licensed son, Dynamic in Germany, At the Elite Auction, Vechta his colt foal sold for €33,500 to Ann Kathrin-Linsenhoff, the German dressage team member. And another Dimaggio colt sold for €28,000 to Blue Hors the famous Danish stud, standing Don Shufro and Cavan


Champion BWBS stallion - Woodlander Del Amitri, Champion Sports Horse - Treliver Decanter, Champion Colt - British Hanoverian Show, Champion filly 2 year old  and Champion colt two year old - British Dressage Breeding Championship

2002Champion colt, Champion filly and Supreme Champion at the British Hanoverian Show

Studbooks: Hanoverian, Oldenburg, Westphalian & WBS-UK