Eight Horses Selected at First 2016 Danish WCYH Selection Trial in Vilhelmsborg

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 04:41
2016 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses

Denmark's west based dressage riders vying for a team spot for the 2016 World Young Horse Championships in Ermelo gathered at the first official Danish WCYH selecion trial held in Vilhelmsborg, Denmark, on Saturday 28 May 2016. Five 5-year olds and three 6-year olds were picked to continue the selection process.

Combinations which gathered in Vilhelmsborg had to impress the selection panel, consisting of Birthe Lyder Nielsen and Jesper Holst Hansen. They agreed on eight horses which will be invited to a training and observation session to be held on 11 June 2016.

The first horses qualified for the training session are:

5-year olds

  • Freestyler  (by Fürst Függer x Bøgelys Camaro) - Rider: Laila Wittendorff   
  • Edelgårdens D´Artagnan (by Zack x Ritterstern) - Rider: nia Borggaard Østergaard    
  • Antobello  (by Ampere x  Fürst Heinrich) - Rider: Maria Anita Andersen        
  • Zafari Søholm (by Zack x  Solos Landwind) - Rider: Line Tange Jacobsen        
  • Treasure (by Come Back II x  Fanal Prydsholm) - Rider: Ditte Gilkær       

6-year olds

  • Wilson Stensvang (by Wilkens x Don Schufro) - Rider: Sanne Henningsen       
  • Vimogårdens Ricca Donna (by De Noir x  Rubinstei) - Rider: Karen Marie Bruun      
  • Vadestedet´s Daylight (by De Noir x  Akinos) - Rider: Silje Bakken

Photo © Ridehesten

Related Links
Danish Selection Procedure for 2016 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2016 World Young Horse Championships