The Spanish Equestrian Federation has announced the team which has been chosen by the Spanish international dressage committee to represent Spain at the 2011 European Dressage Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 17 - 21 August 2011.
Spain hopes to earn a team qualification for the 2012 Olympic Games in London by finishing in the top 6 of the nations' cup.
The Spanish dressage team includes:
- Beatriz Ferrer-Salat - Fabergé (15-year old Hanoverian by Falkland x Akzent)
- Claudio Castilla - Jade de MV (12-year old Lusitano by Músico x Neptuno)
- Jordi Domingo - Prestige (14-year old Dutch warmblood by Ferro x Farmer)
- Juan Manuel Muñoz - Fuego (13-year old Andalusian by Utrerano VII x Elegido III)
Antonio Diaz Porras and his 11-year old Hanoverian Duke (by De Niro x Fabriano) has been nominated as reserves.
Since June the Spanish team has been training with Jan Bemelmans in Germany in preparation of the European Championships
Photo © Astrid Appels