Belgian Teams Selected for 2014 European Junior/Young Riders Championships

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 23:32
2014 European Junior and Young Riders Championships

The Belgian Equestrian Federation has selected the two teams that will represent Belgium at the 2014 European Junior and Young Riders Championships in Arezzo, Italy, on 11 - 15 July 2014. The Belgian equestrian federation nominated the teams upon recommendation of chef d'equipe Laurence van Doorslaer.

Three selected Belgian young riders are in the very fortunate position to each have their own reserve horse at their disposal: Alexa Fairchild will have Totall Tip Top,Carole Schepens has Anouagrant Sag and Jorinde Verwimp can fall back on Wendor.

The selected Belgian teams are

Junior Riders

  • Isabel Giart - Nemo (by Jazz x Vanitas)
  • Jamina Gysels  - Zico (by Sir Sinclair x Homme d'Amour)
  • Noa Moermans   -  Beach Boy Van De Zuuthoeve (by Sir Lui x Weltmeyer II)
  • Numa Verberne - Riverdance (by Wolkentanz I x Hill Hawk xx)

The reserve junior is Evelien Peeters on Flimflam (by Florestan x Akzent II)

Young Riders

  • Alexa Fairchild -  Timor (by Matterhorn x Indoctro)
  • Laurence Roos - Fil Rouge (by Sandro Hit x Argentinus)
  • Carole Schepens - Velvet Dream (by Dream of Heidelberg x Amsterdam)
  • Jorinde Verwimp - Tiano (by Lester x Hemmingway)

The reserve young riders are Jitske Bosschaerts on Whitney (by Riant x Lester) and Charlotte Defalque on Botticelli (by Vivaldi x Koss)

Photo © Astrid Appels

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Eurodressage Coverage of the 2014 European Junior/Young Riders Championships