Dutch Horses Gather for First 2018 WCYH Observation Trial

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:18
2018 World Young Horse Championships
Joyce van Schaick and Glendale in 2016 :: Photo © Digishots.nlh

The Dutch Equestrian Federation and KWPN society held its first training session and observation for candidates who aim to obtain a team spot for the 2018 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo, The Netherlands, on 2 - 5 August 2018.

The first of four official observation trials took place in Ermelo on 19 and 20 April 2018. 

The selection panel includes Bert Rutten, Rien van der Schaft and Monique Peutz and after each session, they will draft a long list which will become a short list. The team for Holland will be announced after the fourth session on 28 June 2018.

The participants at the first selection trial are:

5-year olds

  • Femke De Laat  - Intro K  (by Apache)   
  • Femke De Laat  - Resims Invito  (by  Fürstenball)   
  • John Thijssen -  Insomnia Begijnhoeve  (by  Jazz)    
  • Joyce Lenaerts - Iconic B   (by  Bing)    
  • Joyce Van Opbergen -  Inferno   (by  Everdale)    
  • Krista Kolijn -  Ivy   (by  Lord Leatherdale)    
  • Laura Reija  -  Imagine  (by Chippendale)    
  • Laurens Van Lieren -  Imposant   (by  Everdale)    
  • Marlou De Ruyter -  Immens-Ieni (by  Dream Boy)    
  • Marlou De Ruyter - Infinity   (by Johnson)   
  •  Martijn van den Breul Matao -  Ivaldo Mb   (by  Parcival)    
  • Nicky Snijder - Identity Sth  (by Charmeur)    
  • Paulien Kouwenhoven  -  Intenz  (by  Bordeaux)    
  • Theo Hanzon -  Igitur V/H Goorhof  (by  Wynton)    
  • Yessin Rahmouni - Impress Taonga   (by Vitalis)
  • Juliane Brunkhorst - Ibiza (by Desperado)

6-year olds

  •  Adelinde Cornelissen - Henkie (by Alexandro P)    
  • Dinja Van Liere - Hartsuijker  (by Johnson )   
  • Dirk- jan V.d. Water -  Hokypoky (by  Zhivago)    
  • Esmee Janssen  - Hummer   (by Andretti)    
  • Jeanine Nieuwenhuis -  Hensie Ballerina TC (by  Blue Hors Zack)    
  • Mara De Vries -  Habibi DVB  (by Don Schufro)    
  • Marie-josé Calis - Haute Couture  (by Bretton Woods)    
  • Marieke Ponzo Dieu - De Pundert - Haliëgo (by Diëgo)    
  • Marije Van Kersbergen  -Tarpania's Hollywood  (by Furst Romancier )   
  • Marjan Hooge  - Homerus p  (by Negro)    
  • Nicky Snijder - Havanna Sth (by Jazz)    
  • Quinty Vossers -  Hummer (by Charmeur)    
  • Rob van Puijenbroek - Visser - Hilltop Begijnhoeve  (by Chagall D&r)
  • Sanne Verzendaal  - Hermès-v  (by Bretton Woods)
  • Saskia Poel -  Hero-k (by Charmeur)

7-year olds

  •  Adelinde Cornelissen - Governor (by Totilas)    
  • Adelinde Cornelissen  - Goodman (by Jazz)    
  • Charlotte Fry  -  Glamourdale  (by Lord Leatherdale)    
  • Dana van Lierop-  Gunner KS (by Belissimo M)    
  • Franka Loos  - Giovanni (by Chippendale)    
  • Joyce Van Schaick  -  Glendale (by Ampère)    
  • Laurens Van Lieren -  Grandeur (by Jazz)    
  • Marijke Van Giesen - Genuine (by Totilas)    
  • Nicky Snijder - Game boy (by Andretti)    
  • Nicole Ekkerink -  Guernsey Elvis (by Querly Elvis)    
  • Stephanie De Frel -  Gladiator  (by  Totilas)    
  • Tommie van Puijenbroek - Visser -  Top's Gentle  (by  Jazz)    
  • Zoe De Booij - Hexagon`s Grandville (by Louisville)

The selection committee will discuss the performances with the owners and riders and decide on the first long list on the weekend. They will announce the horses eligible for the second trial on 7 - 8 May 2018 on Tuesday 24 April 2018.

Photo © Digishots.nl

Related Links
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2018 World Young Horse Championships
Dutch Change Team Selection Criteria for 2018 WCYH Again