Don Schufro is a son of the great Donnerhall, an Oldenburg stallion known to have had a great influence on modern dressage breeding. He performed internationally under Karin Rehbein and dominated the WBFSH rankings. He was the most successful dressage sire in the world for many years and produced a record number of stallions. His daughters are equally outstanding and have produced many famous horses. Don Schufro is one of the two most renowned sons of Donnerhall along with De Niro.
From the dam, Don Schufro is a grandson of Pik Bube I who performed with rider Herbert Rehbein but also as a sire. Many of his sons are prize-winning stallions. He has also produced quality mares that have resulted in very good crosses with the Donnerhall line. In addition to Don Schufro, other stallions include Fabina, the 2003 Oldenburg Verband Champion, Fantastica, Donna Primera, Ferna, Farina, Filia and the stallions Sunny Boy, Classico, Don Rubin, Sidney, Blue Hors Veneziano, Blue Hors Zatchmo... Through his maternal line, Don Schufro is descended from the Holsteiner "Der Finländerin". His dam Fiesta has a full sister Fantasia, dam of Don Primero by Donnerhall.