Dutch Horses Selected for the 2007 World Young Horse Championships

Fri, 07/13/2007 - 00:00
2007 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Following a final training session and selection day in Kootwijk on July 11, 2007, the KWPN society and Dutch Equestrian Federation released the names of the horses that will represent The Netherlands at the 2007 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany, August 2-5, 2007.

The selection of the 5-year olds and the reserve combination is definite. Four 6-year old combinations have been officially selected, the fifth selected pair and the reserve combination are still not definite; it concerns Broere Ufo (under Kirsten Beckers) and 2006 World Champion Uzzo (under Patrick van der Meer).

The selected 5-year olds are:

  • Johnson (by Jazz out of Roxane by Flemmingh) - Hans Peter Minderhoud
  • Vironia (by Oscar out of Nironia by Weinberg) - Christa Laarakkers
  • Vivaldo (by Polansky out of Reveil by Montecristo) - Mirelle by Kemenade-Witlox
  • Voice (by De Niro out of Rohbria by Rohdiamant) - Imke Schellekens-Bartels
  • Vontango B (by Contango out of Oronia keur sport by Jazz) - Madeleine Witte-Vrees
  • reserve: by egro (by Negro out of Relexa by Flemmingh) r - Liseon Kamper

The selected 5-year olds are:

  • Ucelli T (by Olivi out of Prima Donna T by Gribaldi) - Hans Peter Minderhoud
  • United (by Krack C out of Nessica ster by T.C.N. Partout) – Edward Gal
  • Ulysse (by Jazz out of Rocaille stb sport by Rouletto) - Esther Blok
  • Uphill (by Oscar out of Naomi Ceroon ster by Apollonios xx) - Emmelie Scholtens

The KWPN will announce the fifth 6-year old and the reserve 6-year old as soon as possible. The choice will be between

  • Broere Ufo (by Metall out of Jufeera ster by El Corona) - Kirsten Beckers
  • Uzzo (by Lancet out of Orlandaise by Indoctro) – Patrick by der Meer

Photo copyrighted: Dirk Caremans

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