Dutch Horses Selected for World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Mon, 06/28/2004 - 00:00
2004 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

The Dutch Equestrian Federation and KWPN society have announced their entries for the 2004 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany, July 9-11, 2004. The selected horses are:

5-year olds

  • Spargo 
    gelding by Krack C out of Gracia (by Boreas) - rider: Theo Hanzon
  • Sam
    gelding by Ferro out of Utopia - rider: Engie Kwakkel
  • Stradivarius
    gelding by Krack C out of Nion (by Contango) - rider: Leida Strijk
  • Special D
    stallion by Metall out of Haafke (by Zandigo) - rider: Suzan de Klein
  • Scandic
    stallion by Solos Carex out of Noraline (by Amiral) - rider: Remy Bastings
  • Reserve:
    • Garshof's Sajouti 
      by Clavecimbel out of Gentia (by Flamingo)

6-year olds

  • Rhodium
    stallion by Ferro out of Larcona (by Ramiro Z) - rider: Hans Peter Minderhoud
  • Magic Rodrigo
    gelding by Indorado out of Celoma (by Stuyvesant xx) - rider: Edward Gal
  • Randy Star
    mare by Lancet out of Iewertje (by Chronos/T) - rider: Sarah van Fessem
  • Decor Just Royal Dancer 
    gelding by Jazz out of Kerginia (by Frühling) - rider: Mirelle van Kemenade/Witlox
  • Rambo
    gelding by Gribaldi out of Tamora (by Amor) - rider Hans Peter Minderhoud

Remarkably absent from the Dutch selection list is Reserve World Champion Hilltop Rousseau. The bay licensed stalion by Ferro x Roemer is injured. "We're keeping a close eye on how he develops and improves again," the KWPN office reported, "but now it looks like he won't participate in Verden."

Image copyrighted: Dirk Caremans

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