Eight Horses Long-Listed after First 2014 Danish WCYH Observation Trial

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 10:37
2014 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Eight horses made it onto the long list at the first Danish observation trial for team selection for the 2014 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany. The first Danish selection event took place in Vilhelmsborg on 3 May 2014. Three 5-year olds and five 6-year olds made the cut.

Judge Birthy Lyder assessed the 5 and 6-year old youngsters, which executed the young horse test. Afterwards the rider received a written commentary as well as had a personal moment with the judge during which she explained herself and gave suggestions for training.

The first Danish youngsters selected on the long list are:

5-year olds

  • Elmegården Rivaldi (by Rush Hour  x Resident) - Mette Hørmann Iversen     
  • Dramatic (by Romantic x  Castro) - Bettina Laisbo
  • Svalegårds Terra (by Temptation x Stedinger) - Mette Svare Ehlers

6-year olds

  • Nørregårds Denzel (by Don Romantic x -West Ibi-Light) - Lars Bækgaard
  • Unicorn´s Delicious (by Don Romantic x  Donnergraf) - Ditte Mikkelsen
  • Kragelunds Gribaldine (by Gribaldi x  De Niro) - Mikael Ketelsen
  • Edberg (by Connery x  Kaiser Wilhelm) - Antje Hell.
  • Lorenzo (by Solos Landtinus x  Chico's Boy) - Benedikte Brebøl Windfeld

Photo © Ridehesten

Related Links
New Danish Selection Process for 2014 World Young Horse Championships
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2014 World Young Horse Championships