The German equestrian federation held its first selection and observation trial for German team selection for the World Young Horse Championships in Verden, Germany, 5 - 9 August 2015. This first out of two trials took place at the DOKR head quarters in Warendorf, Germany, on 16 - 17 June 2015.
The German equestrian federation has been using the same the selection format for Verden for the past three years. They schedule two training and selection days, whereas in 2012 they were still selecting based on one two-day period with a training and a test-riding day.
The first 2015 German WCYH trial consisted of a training day and the preliminary test riding the next. The second and final trial is scheduled for 1 July 2015.
Twenty-seven horses were presented in both age division and they were assessed by judges Reinhard Richenhagen, Klaus Ridder (Datteln) and team trainer Monica Theodorescu.
The long listed horses for the second trial are:
- Bluetooth, Oldenburger gelding by Bordeaux x Riccione - Rider: Eva Möller
- Burberry, Hanoverian stallion by Belissimo M x De Niro - Rider: Jan-Dirk Gießelmann
- Deluxe, Rhinelander mare by Don Primus x Wolkentanz II - Rider: Laura Blackert
- Elysee, Bavarian mare by L’Espoir x Ehrentanz I - Rider: Franz Trischberger
- Filius Bonacci H, Westfalian stallion by Filius Bedo x Rubinstein - Rider: Tanja Sauerwald
- Florina, Hanoverian mare by Fürst Romancier x Donnerhall - Rider: Claudia Rüscher
- Fusion OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Fürst Romancier x Sion - Rider: Anja Engelbart
- Quantensprung, Hanoverian stallion by Quando Quando x Donnerhall - Rider: Vera Nass
- Rock Forever II, Westfalian stallion by Rockwell x Landstreicher - Rider: Ann-Kathrin Wilting
- Rockman, Westfalian stallion by Rock Forever I x Show Star - Rider: Stefanie Wolf
- Sir Olli, Oldenburger stallion by Sir Donnerhall x Florestan I - Rider: Ann-Christin Wienkamp
- Zalando, Oldenburger stallion by Zack x Sunny Boy - Rider: Nicole Casper
- Zikade, Trakehner mare by Singolo x Tambour - Rider: Dorothee Schneider
- Bodyguard, Hanoverian stallion by Burlington x Pik L - Rider: Jana Freund
- Brancusi, Trakehner gelding by Kaiserdom x Cupric xx - Rider: Monika Mittermayer
- Damon’s Dejaron, Westfalian stallion by Damon Hill - Rider: Heiner Schiergen
- Danza, Hannoveraner mare by Dimaggio x Rubin-Royal - Rider: Julia-Katharina von Platen
- Danzarino OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Diamond Hit x Laurentio - Rider: Katrin Burger
- Belantis, German sport horse stallion by Benetton Dream – Expo’se - Rider: Beatrice Buchwald
- Fair Play H, Baden Württemberger gelding by Fürst Hohenstein x Disco-Tänzer - Rider: Ines Knoll
- Lady Loxley M, Rhinelander mare by Lord Loxley x Abanos - Rider: Carola Koppelmann
- Quotenkönig, Westfalian stallion by Quaterback x Fürst Piccolo - Rider: Lisa Lindner
- Ray Dance, Westfalian stallion by Rockwell x Van the Man - Rider: Ann-Christin Wienkamp
- Soiree d’Amour, Oldenburger mare by San Amour x Latimer - Rider: Kira Wulferding
- Stanford, Rhinelander stallion by Sir Donnerhall x Diamond Hit - Rider: Dorothee Schneider
- Super Mario, Oldenburger stallion by For Compliment x Royal Dance - Rider: Marianne Helgstrand
- Sweetheart FH, Hanoverian mare by Hohenstein - Rider: Marcus Hermes
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2015 World Young Horse Championships