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BORN: 06-05-2008
SEX: Stallion
HEIGHT: 1.73m
BREEDER: Fam. F. Kenis, Sint-Linaarts
WFFS: Non carrier

The Grand Prix jumper Dallas has a very strong sire-line. His father Douglas (Darco x Capitol) excites with his offspring who now are jumping at Grand Prix level. Then we find Heartbreaker, Mr. Blue and Nimmerdor, who have more than proven themselves in sport and breeding. The thoroughbred Erdball xx gives blood and hardness, but was also sire of many Grand Prix jumpers.

Dam, Wonder A.S. also foaled Grand Slam VDL, the all-time top scorer of the KWPN Stallion Performance Test with 90 points and now already competing at international 1.50m level. Great-grand dam Bonette carries the ‘Preferent and Prestatie’ designations and has produced Grand Prix show jumper Annette and another 1.35m show jumper. Bonnette is the full sister to the international show jumper Drummer.


Dallas is a modern stallion with good gaits, jumps with very good take off, much scope and is very careful. Dallas underwent his stallion test in Adelheidsdorf, Germany, to pass the 70 days test. He received good marks for his jumping – averaging 8.53, to place 2nd in the Jumper Stallions ranking. His free jump score was a 9, jumping under saddle an 8.5 and for potential as a jumping horse a 9.08, giving him the highest score of the group for this section.

Dallas already showed a lot of potential under the saddle as a young horse. As a 6-year old he was unbeatable in the stallion competition class Z / ZZ and scored three consecutive victories in Ermelo, Roosendaal and Zuidbroek. The successes are now being continued at a higher level. Dallas won the Puissance of Osloand the Puissance at Falsterbo.  At big international shows he placed high several times.


  • 1st Puissance Oslo
  • 1st Puissance Falsterbo
  • 1st 1.45m Arezzo
  • 1st 1.45m London
  • 2nd 1.50m Aachen
  • 2nd Six Bars Paris
  • 3rd GP Jumping Zwolle
  • 2nd 1.45m Helsinki
  • 2nd 1.50m Helsinki
  • 4th 1.50m Drachten
  • 4th WB Leszno
  • 5th 1.55m GP Oldenburg


The oldest offspring of Dallas look good. They have beautiful models and jump with quick reflexes, a lot of print and power. The stallion Dacantos, approved by the Oldenburger Verband, was sold at the auction of Holger Hetzel for no less than 950,000 euros to the Poden Farms of the Moffit family, who sponsored the British top rider Ben Maher. At the KWPN, Dallas’ sons Kallas and Irvington VDL were approved.

Some notable offspring:

  • Dacantos – Topseller Holger Hetzel Sporthorse auction(€950.000), approved OS
  • Intro HK – Winner Hendrix-competition 5yo
  • Irvington VDL – 9th finals worldchampionship 5yo Lanaken, approved KWPN
  • VDL Indy – Winner finals Blainville and Princeton 6yo
  • Ironman – 8th Dutch championship 6yo
  • Itendro – Champion VWF loose jumping championship
  • Kallas –  Reservechampion dutch championship 4yo, approved  ggk KWPN
  • Lacinda-Herma – Champion 3 yo CK Drenthe, IBOP 80 pnt.
  • La-Sina – Champion 3 yo CK Groningen
  • Mister Mikado-  Champion jumpingbred foals CK Drenthe

Dallas meets the PROK and Roaring standards of the KWPN. His offspring are registered in the foal book by the KWPN.

Dallas: jump jump jump!


Douglas Darco
Wonder A.S. Heartbreaker