SPH Dante

SPH Dante

DOB 19/12/2007 | Breeding Chart

One-of-a-kind, record breaking gelding by Welfenadel, Dante was bred and grew up at Saffron Stables. He was started under saddle by John and Caroline Twomey, and then furthered his education with Rodney Martin and Matthew Dowsley.
SPH Dante was Donner Carina’s first foal, who is another mare at Saffron Stables and was PSI DJWTS Champion of Champions in 2005 and 2006.

Since the auction in December SPH Dante has had many articles written about him, both locally and internationally.

Some of these articles include:

Equestrian Life: EQ Life speak with Andrea Beatty about SPH Dante
PSI: Record Sums at the 35th P.S.I. Auction – 2.8 Million Euro for SPH Dante
Hanoverian Horse Association of Australia: Australian bred Hanoverian tops International Market


SPH are proud to introduce SPH Dante’s siblings:

SPH Santarina
Date of birth: 11/12/2012
Sire: Sandro Hit
Dam: Donner Carina (IMP)
Sex: Mare
Colour: Bay

SPH Amore
Date of birth: 14/12/2014
Sire: Ampere
Dam: Donner Carina (IMP)
Sex: Gelding
Colour: Black


Australian Highlights

• 2013 Australian Dressage Nationals Novice Champion, Elementary
Champion, 1st Place 6yo Qualifier
• 2013 Dressage With Altitude CDI *** Novice Champion
• 2013 NSW Young Horse Championships 5yo Champion
• 2013 Dressage With The Stars (National) 5yo Champion, Champion Of Champions, Winner Of Ace Breeders Award
• 2012 NSW Young Horse Championships 4yo Champion
• 2012 Dressage With The Stars (National) 4yo Champion


Other Notable Achievements

• Official Elementary Test Average Of 72.25% (5 Tests)
• Official Novice Test Average Of 72.70% (6 Tests)