Donavan lg


Stud Fee 250.00 USD
  • Breed: Hanoverian
  • Discipline: Dressage, Eventing, Hunter Jumper, Jumping
  • Registry: American Hanoverian Society, Canadian Warmblood Horse Breeders Assocation, Hanoverian Verband, International Sporthorse Registry, Oldenburg Horse Breeders Society, Oldenburg Registry of N.A., Rheinland Pfalz-Saar
  • Export qualified: no
  • Available in: United States
  • Owner: Wendy Costello
  • Last Updated: Mon Feb 03, 2020


Donavan achieved the highest level of competence in Dressage, The Grand Prix. Under top riders George Williams, and JJ Tate, he  advanced up the levels with an aassortment of awards, trophys and high points. He charmed fans regularly in his exhibitions for education and also for entertainment, and charity.

He has a fan club that has followed him for almost 2 decades .. Even after he passed away at age 31, people are enthralled by his  story  and love his offspring. 




Donavan's offspring are extremely consistent in type and talent.. and demeanor. They inherit and exhibit his exemplary mind. HIs most recent stars are Don Ferro KIS  (2017) , who is now on Team Tate, back under the Top Dressage Training Team of his sire and his grandaughter, Wailea Day KIS, won top filly/site Champion awards for Westfalens in 2019. 

They are handsome , most bays, never a chestnut..and often have 3-4 socks, and a star and /or snip. 

All are  highly successful in  their discipline, some are beloved family horses , others are Dressage, Hunters and  jumpers. Eventers.  The list is ever growing: High Points, Regional winners, Medal winners for their amateur riders, Young Horse competitors ! Often Premium and top foals at Inspection sites.  Danika , in MD is approaching PSG, Duesenjaeger excelled at 3rd level and schooling PSG,  Davy Crockett  is a top Hunter,  Divvy  who was a successful eventer,  is now back in Dressagem and Several of his daughters are having  sucessful foals of their own now, like Dopple Dopple in Canada and ( see above) Doha Day  in MD,  Danka is Elite Mare Candidate for AHS.  For many they remain lifelong horses.. They  show comfortable yet expressive gaits, substance and longevity..IN 2017, a new star is born, Don Ferro KIS, out of Damiana. He joined his sire's  favorite rider , JJ Tate, in her quest for top  performances in her FEI career.  IN 2016 and 2017, in Oklahoma out of a teriffic TB mare, Daria and Dario were born, , filly earned all 8's at her Westfalen inspction. They were glad Donavan was well respresented and value those  older bloodlines. 


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