The extremely elegant Villeneuve was the highly acclaimed 1st Reserve Champion at the 2014 Westphalian licensing in Münster-Handorf. In 2016 he passed the sport test for stallions in Münster-Handorf.
With Laura Strobel, Villeneuve won bronze at the Bundeschampionat for four-year-old stallions. He was awarded 18.0 points by the test riders. As a five-year-old, Villeneuve was fourth and just missed out on a medal in the Warendorf Bundeschampionat Final for dressage horses. When he was six years old, he was nominated for the World Championships for young dressage horses. After a victory in the final qualification, he won the silver medal in the final with two hundredths of a second behind gold. For the canter Villeneuve received a 9.8, the perspective was assessed with 9.5 and the trot with 9.4. Total 9.24 points.
Seven-year-old Villeneuve debuted under Olympic champion Dorothee Schneider victoriously in Prix St. Georges dressages and qualified eight-year-old in Bettenrode with over 77 percent for the Burg Cup final. After taking second place in the qualifier with a score of 76.5 percent, the pair had to settle for eighth place (74.98 percent) in the Burg Cup final after making a few small mistakes.
Already the sire Vitalis was reserve champion of the NRW licensing in Münster-Handorf in 2009. In 2012 and 2013 he placed at the World Championships for young dressage horses in Verden. In 2016 he became "Stallion of the Year" at the World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo and superior winner of the Nuremberg Burgpokal in Frankfurt.
The dam Verb.Pr.St. Dörty Dancing was herself successful in tests for young dressage horses.
Second sire is the Lower Saxony State Stud Stallion Dancier. He began his career in 2004 as a Hanoverian Champion Stallion, followed by silver at the Hanoverian Riding Horse Championships and bronze at the Bundeschampionat for four-year-old stallions. When he was six years old, Dancier placed in the Bundeschampionat Final in Warendorf. He then went on to win dressage classes up to St. Georges. The crowd of his over 40 licensed sons is led by the Burg-Pokal and Louisdor Prize Finalist Harmony's Don Noblesse/Susan Pape/GBR and the Westphalian Champion Stallion and 700,000 Euro stallion market record holder Danciero. Among his other offspring is the dressage horse World Champion and Bundeschampion Lordswood Dancing Diamond.
The granddam Wanja also produced the advanced (S) level dressage horse Fürst Edition R (by Fürst Romancier).
The great-grandfather Worldly I won dressage competitions up to Intermediaire I, has 15 licensed sons and numerous offspring successful at advanced (S) level, including the Grand Prix horse Wind of Change with Christoph Koschel.
The great granddam Amika is the dam of the medium (M) level dressage horse Davino (by Dancier) as well as the para-dressage horse Walk of Fame II (by Worldly I), who placed under Adib El Sarakby/FRA 2019 at the European Championships in Rotterdam/NED.
Hanoverian line of Hardine, which also includes the licensed stallions Navarro (by Negro), Stallion by Lingh, Rame Star (by Ramiro Z) and Dagomba (by Drosselklang II).