George Clooney is a son of the rankings leader in the 2017 WBFSH sire ranking, De Niro (Donnerhall x Akzent II). The dam of this stallion is Wallone, a daughter of the Weltmeyer-son Wolkentanz. Also in combination with De Niro, she produced German rider Peter Brenske’s international Grand Prix dressage horse Delmar 3, as well as Despino 15, who is competing at National Grand Prix-level in Germany. Granddam Fricka is a daughter of the English Thoroughbred Forrest xx. Fricka is also the granddam of Don Johnson FRH (s. Don Frederico) who is competing successfully in the international Grand Prix sport with Isabel Werth. The dam-line continues with daughters of the Hanoverian stallions Western Star, Wendelin I and Wohlklang.
George Clooney is an honest and reliable stallion with a good to very good temperament. The stallion shows a good to very good willingness to work and is easy to very easy to train. The walk is clear-cut and has good scope. The trot is well-balanced, easy and has good scope.The canter is very powerful and has good scope. George Clooney moves with good elasticity, ease and is well-balanced. As a dressage horse George Clooney is talented to very talented and he gives his rider a very good feeling.
George Clooney showed a uniform collection of well-developed foals. The head is appealing. The neck has a correct length, shape and musculature. The walk is active with good scope. The trot has good scope and elasticity. The foals canter easily. The canter has good scope and elasticity.
KWPN suitability advice
George Clooney can contribute by expanding the blood diversification and improving the hind leg action, the temperament and rideability in dressage horse breeding.
Stallion George Clooney performed very well in the PAVO Cup and the Stallion Competition. He now competes at Small Tour-level and achieved a superb 2ndplace during his International Small Tour debut at the CDI in Ermelo in 2018.
Most outstanding offspring 2018
- Kidman (ds Lord Leatherdale x El Corona) Studbook registration 90 points for trot, 85 for movement
- Keano (ds Lord Leatherdale x Negro) Winner VWF Prinsenstad Delft.
- (ds Tolando x Jordan) 3rd place Young Horse Cup Oosteind/2nd place Gelderland Cup
- Two sons nominated at Stallion Championship Den Bosch
Stud fee €1.000,- excl. VAT (€250,- basic fee + €750,- when in foal)