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Don Principe has proven to be a remarkable FEI competitor and a sire of top-class offspring. In 2010, he finished the season taking home the Region 8 Championship for Intermediaire I and Reserve Championship for Intermediaire II. He was ranked on the USDF Horse of the Year listings for Grand Prix and Grand Prix Freestyle in both 2011 and 2012. In 2013, Don Principe was the AHS All-Breeds Awards winner at Intermediaire II and was Champion at the USDF Region I Finals. In 2010 and 2011, Don Principe was honored with the title of USEF Reserve Champion Dressage Breeding Sire of the Year. Sire Donnerhall was an International Grand Prix star and was on the medal winning German Teams at the World Equestrian Games and European Championships. On his dam side you will find the Thoroughbred stallion Prince Thatch, and Durkhiem a well-regarded stallion for the production of both dressage and eventing horses. Don Principe has a number of Elite Mares and one licensed son to his credit. David Bowie MF (Don Principe/Rotspon) was the 2012 Devon Foal Champion and recipient of the 2012 USEF Traveling Trot Perpetual Trophy Award. Duet MF (Don Principe/Rotspon) was the 2013 Mature Horse Champion of Dressage at Devon. Don Principe offspring are also consistently winning in the dressage and hunter rings under both professional and amateur riders. In 2013, Doctor Wendell MF (Don Principe/Sandro Hit) finished 6th in the USEF Young Horse National Championships.