Short List of American Horses for 2005 World Championships

Wed, 06/08/2005 - 00:00
2005 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

After selection trials in the Eastern, Western and Central States of the United States, the American Equestrian Federation has announced the short list of horses for the FEI World Championships for Young Dressage Horses, to be held in Verden, July 1-3, 2005.

The United States are allowed to send two horses per age class to Verden. The top two ranked horses automatically qualify for Verden. However, if they chose not to travel to Germany for the Championships, the opportunity will be passed on to the horses ranked below.

The USEF short list is:

5-year old division

  • 1. Currency DC - 8.240 
    Oldenburg gelding by Clintino x Classiker
    Owner: Tim Dutta - Rider: Susan Dutta
  • 2. Grand Makana - 7.832
    Hanoverian gelding by Goodman x Werther
    Owner: Joan Cvengros - Rider: Laurie Doyle
  • 3. Donegal - 7.764
    Hanoverian gelding by Davignport x Grundstein
    Owner: Joanne Balling - Rider: Hokan Thorn
  • 4. Typhoon - 7.684
    Dutch warmblod geldin by Havidoff x Derrick
    Owner and Rider: David Wightman
  • 5. Dolomit - 7.600
    Oldenburg gelding by De Niro x Rohdiamant
    Owner: Cindy Snowden - Rider: Lisa Wilcox
  • 6. Brigadier - 7.584
    Oldenburg gelding by Batido x Art Deco
    Owner: Deena Smith - Rider: David Wightman
  • 6. Tornado - 7.584 
    Dutch warmblood gelding by Negro x Nochurn
    Owner: Elizabeth Schaffner - Rider: Jan Brons

Six-year old division

  • 1. Royal Prince - 8.580
    Hanoverian stallion by Rohdiamant x Prince Thatch xx
    Owner: Hilltop Farm - Rider: Susanne Hassler
  • 2. Sir Sinclair - 8.440
    Dutch warmblood stallion by Lord Sinclair x Flemmingh
    Owner: Iron Spring Farm - Rider: Dorie Addy-Crow
  • 3. Luminence - 7.664
    Oldenburg gelding by Leonidas
    Owner: Mary Contakos - Rider: Hilda Gurney

Photo copyrighted: Astrid Appels/eurodressage

For more info on the 2005 American Young Horse Selection Trials, visit Horsesdaily

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2005 World Young Horse Championships