01-04-2004   |   stallion   |   chestnut   |   1.74   |   Zangersheide

Don VHP is a horse with exceptional charisma, intelligence and presence. With his fantastic results  he is a stallion in great demand with the breeders.
SIRE: Diamant de Semilly is the sire of this extrodinary stallion. Diamant de Semilly was an exceptional showjumper and is a proven sire! Born in 1991 out of Le Tot de Semilly x!. Diamant won team gold  at the World Championship in 2002 at Jerez de la Frontera and individual 9th ​​place in the final , 2002 team gold , 2003 team silver European Championship in Donaueschingen. He also won numerous Grand prix’s including GP Saint-Lo and GP Caen. Several descendants of Diamant de Semilly are still active at the highest level such as Emerald, Elvis ter Putte and Urano de Cartigny.

DAM: The dam is Sara van 't Parelshof (Voltaire x Ramiro) born in 1995. From this dam line there are several international jumping horses. including HH Carlos Z ridden by    Mc Lain Ward. This combination won many big classes. Carlos was retired from the sport in 2017. Despite her age, the dam is still used for breeding at Stoeterij 't Merelnest in Belgium.


Horse of the year
GCT Rome Jump off 2016
GCT Rome round 2 2016
GCT Rome round 1


Don VHP Z has been ridden by Harrie Smolders since 2015. This combination has achieved many international top performances at the highest level. Don excelled in 2017 jumping clear round after clear round. He has now aquired the nickname “Mr Clearround”

Winner Nations Cup Final Barcelona (double clear round)
-Winner GCL team Rome (Double clear round)
-2nd LGCT Rome GP (double clear round)
-2nd LGCT Hamburg GP (double clear round)
-2nd GCL team Hamburg (double clear round)
-2nd European Championship Göteborg
-2nd Nations Cup Hickstead
-2nd GCL team Paris (double clear round)
-3rd LGCT Paris GP (double clear round)

-5th Nations Cup Aachen
-5th Rotterdam GP (double clear round)
-5th LGCT Shanghai GP ( clear round 1 time fault)


Don VHP Z became available for breeding for the first time in 2017. His first offspring are expected in the spring of 2018. Don was in England as a young horse where a few of his offspring have been spotted.


Diamant de Semilly  Le tot de Semilly  Grand Veneur 
Venue de Tot 
Venise des Cresles  Elf III 
Mis des Cresles 
Sara van 't Parelshof  Voltaire  Furioso II 
Gogo moeve 
Etsina  Ramiro Z 

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Don VHP Z wins GCT Rome (11-09-2016)

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