Dutch and British Teams Selected for 2019 CDIO Aachen, Dujardin to Ride Erlentanz

Fri, 07/05/2019 - 12:05
The Netherlands
Dutch team trainer Alex van Silfhout working with Adelinde Cornelissen on Zephyr at the 2019 Dutch Championships :: Photo © Dirk Caremans

The British and Dutch equestrian federations have made their selection of riders to represent their country in the Nations Cup at the 2019 CDIO Aachen on 17 - 21 July 2019.

Dutch team trainer Alex van Silfhout made his pick after the 2019 CDI0 Geesteren although in a few days a change his been made to his original selection. Anne Meulendijks was initially selected on the CDIO team, but she has now moved to the CDI 4* division so the horse gets to do one test less.

Riding for Holland in Aachen are

  • Diederik van Silfhout - Expression
  • Adelinde Cornelissen - Zephyr
  • Marlies van Baalen - Ben Johnson

The British equestrian federation will also have a team in Aachen with Charlotte Dujardin on Sonnar Murray-Brown's Erlentanz as anchor. Dujardin is sparing her top ride, MSJ Freestyle, avoiding a confrontation with Germany's top horses in the lead-up to the 2019 European Dressage Championships. 

Great Britain will be represented by 

  • Charlotte Dujardin - Erlentanz
  • Louise Bell - Into the Blue
  • Charlotte Fry - Dark Legend
  • Susan Pape - Don Nobless

Fry will also compete her 2018 World Young Horse Champion Glamourdale (by Lord Leatherdale x Negro) in the small tour, in which Dujardin is scheduled to ride Sarah Tyler-Evans’ River Rise Nisa (by Negro)

Photo © Dirk Caremans

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