The Dutch selection trials for the 2004 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses kicked off last Friday in Ermelo. The Dutch Equestrian Federation and KWPN association invited
the best 2003 Pavo Cup Finals horses to present themselves in Ermelo for the first selection trial.
Eight five-year olds and eight six-year olds were selected for the first training session which is part of the process of qualifying for the Dutch team to compete at the World Championships in Verden, July 9-11, 2004.
The 5-year olds selected for the first training session are: Special D (by Metall), Scandic (by Solos Carex), Stradivarius (by Krack C), Spargo (by Krack C), Garshof's Sajouti (by Clavecimbel), Sam (by Ferro), HBC Siona (by Metall) and Serval (by Métall).
The selected 6-year olds are: Robin Hood (by Jazz), Rambo (by Gribaldi), Randy-Star (by Lancet), Rebell (by Jazz), Decor Just Royal Dancer (by Jazz), Rhapsody (by Lancet), Magic Rodrigo (by Indorado) and Rhodium (by Ferro).
Image copyrighted: Dirk Caremans