Swedish WCYH Team Selection Events for 2018 Kick Off

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 06:16
2018 World Young Horse Championships
Olsson and Jena at the Mantorp WCYH observation trial on 9 May 2018 :: Photo © Anki Karlsson

The Swedish Equestrian Federation has held the first observation events for team nomination for the 2018 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo, The Netherlands, scheduled to take place 2 - 5 August 2018. 

For Swedish team selection horses have to be Swedish warmblood registered, but can be foreign owned and ridden. Exceptions for non-Swedish born horses are made if its a stallion, Swedish owned and ridden and Swedish licensed, with better qualities than the Swedish registered candidates. 

Two observation trials were held in Flyinge on 2 May 2018 and in Mantorp on 9 May 2018. Candidates for team selection could present themselves there in front of selectors Bo Jena and Jan-Ove Olssen for a first time, before the action selection trials start. 

The first selection competition takes place in Flyinge on 31 May 2018, followed by a competition in Stromsholm on 6 June 2018. The Finals wioll be held in Falsterbo after which the team is announced. 

Participating in the observation events were:


  • Michelle Nilsson - Darin
  • Marina Mattsson – Notting Hill TH
  • Sandra Sterntorp – Darthula VH
  • Yvonne Österholm – Diod
  • Sara Törnäng – Bel Air
  • Johanna Due Boje – Zwingfly
  • Britt-Marie H-Ivarsson – Rudolph
  • Yvonne Österholm - Dorina
  • Linn Larsson – Corona
  • Rebecka Knutsson – Zinnia
  • Martin Umareus – Lanigro


  • Mikaela Alderin Danielsson – Belle
  • Camilla Lindh – Klifton
  • Sophia Skobe Rosén – Harlem D
  • Sanne Nilimaa – Wyoming RAC
  • Mikaela Alderin Danielsson – Hilus MHB
  • Emelie Brolin – Bergsjöholms Valbonne
  • Karin Öljemark – Tiger G
  • Mikaela Alderin Danielsson – Saga N

Photo © Anki Karlsson

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2018 World Young Horse Championships