Dutch Teams for 2018 European Children, Junior, Young Riders Championships Named

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:01
The Netherlands
Milou Dees and Francesco at the 2018 CDN Exloo :: Photo © Leanjo de Koster

The Dutch equestrian federation has announced the teams that will represent The Netherlands at the 2018 European Children, Junior and Young Riders Championships in Fontainebleau, France, on 11 - 15 July 2018. 

Dutch youth team trainer Alex van Silfhout has opted for a junior riders' team with girls that are all in their last year as a junior. Two are newcomers.  The young riders' team includes girls that have all already won team medals at Championships in previous years. 

Dutch children's team trainer Monique Peutz has chosen the same three riders that won team gold at the 2017 European Children Championship last year and added one debutant to her children's team.

Representing The Netherlands are:


  • Sanne Buijs - Happy Feet
  • Lilli van den Hoogen - Woodstock
  • Lara van Nek - Fariska
  • Sanne van der Pols - Excellentie

The reserve children's ride is Koosje Visser on Umbra.

Junior Riders

  • Kimberly Pap  – Vloet Victory
  • Thalia Rockx – Golden Dancer de la Fazenda (reserve horse Gerda Nova de la Fazenda)
  • Milou Dees – Francesco
  • Daphne van Peperstraten – Cupido

The reserve junior is Annelotte Felix on Amos

Young Riders

  • Diana van de Bovenkamp – Evita Ronia
  • Esmee Donkers – Chaina  (reserve horse: Zaffier)
  • Laura Quint – Edison
  • Febe van Zwambagt  – FS Las Vegas

The reserve rider is Robin Bernoski on Velazquez

Photo © Digishots

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2018 European Junior/Young Riders Championships