Heidehofs Don Diego, Guardian B and JDJ Keimpe have won the 2009 Dutch Young Pony Championship hosted at the Dutch Equestrian Federation headquarters in Ermelo, The Netherlands on August 7, 2009. The Championships were judged by former O-judge Jan Peeters and Adriaan Hamoen. Guest riders Judith Ribbels, Jose van Haaren, Angela Krooswijk and Jenny Schreven test-rode the highest ranked ponies to help determin the final ranking.
Chayen Kromowidjojo and the Welsh pony gelding JDJ's Keimpe (by Leuns Veld's Lord) won the 6-year old young dressage pony division. Mieke Naberik and the New Forst Pony stallion Casperhof's Boy (by Wheemhoeve's Icarus) were the reserve champions.
In the 5-year old class two German bred ponies took highest honour. Aimee van Neer became champion with the Rhinelander bred Guardian B (by Gershwin B) also placed second in the first round with 72 points and first in the second round with 172 points. Demi Conemans and Poseidon B (by Prometheus B) were the runners up.
In the 4-year old division Monique van der Meij aboard the Dutch registered Welsh pony Heidehof's Don Diego JK. This young stallion is bby Morgenlands Fabian x Orchard d'Avranches and placed second in the first round and he won the guest judge riding round. The chestnut stallion had already become Groningen regional champion at L1 level. Rachel Bruin became reserve champion at the national pony championships with the Welsh pony gelding Dreamstar (by Bodo).
Photos courtesy: Dutch Welsh Pony Society
|Pony||Sire||Gender||Breed||Rider||1 Round||2 Round||Total|
|1||Heidehof’s Don Diego JK||Morgenland’s Fabian||Stallion||NWPCS||Monique van der Meij||72,5||175||597,5|
|3||Golden Power||Woldhoeve’s Silco||Gelding||NWPCS||Amber van Zwambagt||71,5||160||551,5|
|4||Mufasa||Keulse Hoeve’s Zico||Stallion||NWPCS||Dana van Lierop||74||150||524|
|5||Hesselteich’s Lagos||Lucky One||Stallion||Westfalen||Joanneke van Os||72,5||150||522,5|
|1||Guardian B||Gershwin B||Gelding||Rheinlander||Aimee van Neer||72||172||588|
|2||Poseidon B||Prometheus B||Gelding||DRP||Demi Conemans||70||165||565|
|3||Sandokan's Pardo||Orchard Boginov||Gelding||KNHS||Daphne Vergouwen||69,5||156||537,5|
|4||Icarus v/d Bulksehoeve||Isarco||Gelding||NRPS||Roos Rokven||76,5||153||535,5|
|5||La Luna||Orchard Boginov||Mare||NWPCS||Laila Smits||71,5||150||521,5|
|1||JDJ's Keimpe||Leuns Veld's Lord||Gelding||NWPCS||Chayen Kromowidjojo||73,5||170||583,5|
|2||Caspershof's Boy||Wheemhoeve’s Icarus||Stallion||NNFPS||Mieke Naberik||72||167||573|
|3||Nikita van den Hout||Aester El Nino||Mare||NRPS||Laila Smits||73||165||568|
|4||Shakira's Son||unknown||Gelding||NWPCS||Shirley Nuyten||77||153||536|
|5||Prestige||Veenstra's Promis||Gelding||NWPCS||Veerle van de Elzen||74||150||524|