Dutch Team Selected for 2011 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Wed, 07/13/2011 - 10:56
2011 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

On Tuesday 12 July the Dutch young horse selection committee made its final decision on the Dutch team of horses for the 2011 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany, on 3 - 7 August 2011. The Dutch young horses had to follow an extensive selection process with monthly training sessions and observation trials. The Netherlands is allowed to send six (!) horses per age division.

Stephanie Dorr's 5-year old stallion Bojengel was withdrawn for selection and for Jana Freund's Dutch warmblood Aaron (by Florencio x Record) a wild card has been requested so that the German based liver chestnut stallion can compete for Holland.

The Dutch selected horses are:

5-year olds

  • Before you know (by Scandic x Krack C) -  Jennifer Sekreve
  • Borencio (by Florencio x Lord Sinclair) -  Emmelie Scholtens
  • Bretton Woods  (by ohnson x De Niro) -  Emmelie Scholtens
  • Boston (by Johnson x Quattro) -  Hans Peter Minderhoud
  • Brooklyn (by United x Havidoff) -  Cindy van Vugt
  • Beau Deux (by Ravel x Gouverneur) -  Geert-Jan Raateland

The 5-year old reserve horse is Lotje Schoots' Belle Lady Texel (by Krack C x Farmer)

6-year olds

  • Alonzo (by Contango x Ferro) -  Jonna Schelstraete
  • Amazing Star (by Flemmingh x Ferro) -  Theo Hanzon
  • Aston Martin NL (by Uphill x Cabocho) -  Christa Laarakkers
  • Astrix (by Obelisk x Olivi) -  Emmelie Scholtens
  • Avanti  (by United x Farrington) -  Laurens van Lieren
  • Athene (by United x Jazz) -  Gerdine Maree

The 6-year old reserve horse is Laurens van Lieren's Allright (by Jazz x Royal Dance)

Photo © digishots.nl

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2011 World Young Horse Championships