Top dressage sire Dimaggio has died aged 20.
The hugely influential stallion, offspring includes British team horse Half Moon Delphi, passed away on Monday 14 December 2015.
Dimaggio was one of the most successful Dressage stallions of modern times. Amongst his list of achievements is the highly sought after title of “World Breeding Champion” which he won in 2000 with an overall score of 9.5. This is a very prestigious competition contested every year by the biggest names in dressage. He scored an index of 133.39 in the dressage at his stallion licensing.
Other achievements included winning the International Shearwater Championship in 2000 along with the Prevac Pro Potential Dressage Horse Championships. He went on to win at Prix St Georges and Inter 1 with over 70%. Leading Dressage Sire BEF Futurity 2010.