Zorah was imported as a foal in 2007 from the Holstein breeding farm of Dr. Cord Thormaehlen. The Thormaehlen family will celebrate 200 years of breeding Holsteiners this summer. From arguably the most prolific mare line, Zorah represents Stamm 776. Her dam Dolce Vita is also the mother of the approved stallion Ramirado. In 2012, Ramirado ranked among the top 10 producers of approved mares as reported by the German Holsteiner Verband. He consistently stamps his daughters with outstanding movement and jumping ability. Ramirado also sired Otto Becker's successful grand prix jumper Romulus. Dolce Vita's dam Zarah Leone also produced the mare Jennifer, the mother of the two approved stallions Contifax I and II.
Zorah's sire Clearway competed successfully on the international scene with Lars Bak Andersen placing in the prestigious shows of Neumuenster and Braunschweig. Clearway's dam Wodka II also produced Conway I and II as well as Arturo. Conway I by Caretino racked up over 40 wins at the Grand Prix level here in the US. His younger brother Conway II qualified for the German Young Horse Championship two times, placing second in his qualifiers. The prolific Wodka II also produced Chika's Way by Caretino who had multiple succeses in the international arena under Olympian Janne Fredericke Meyer.
Zorah was presented to the American Holsteiner Horse Association and was awarded premium status. At her performance testing she received 8's for her jumping, with quick knees, lovely bascule, active hind leg and excellent scope, she truly represents the renowned Holsteiner jumping athleticism. Her undersaddle testing also received accolades receiving all 7's and 8's.
Her first foal Chiqa T by Linaro is a 49 pt premium mare, receiving all 8's for her free jumping. Chiqa T also competed in the Young Horse Show series. Winning her qualifying show and competing at the national finals in KY.
Her second filly by Larimar, Korah T, is a carbon copy of her mother. She has an excellent neck and hind leg. Her canter is lovely, uphill and balanced. With an outstanding mind, she will make someone a great competition partner.