Austrian Team Selection for 2024 World Young Horse Championships Kicks Off in Stadl Paura

Wed, 05/22/2024 - 15:31

The Austrian warmblood society held its first of two team selection trials for the 2024 World Championships for young dressage horses in September 2024. 

A total of 14 riders and their AWÖ bred and registered horses travelled to Stadl Paura on 21 - 22 May 2024 for the first training and selection trial, where German Dr. Ulf Möller served as advisor. 

Horses aged four to seven were presented. The World Championships are held in the 5, 6 and 7-year old age category, while a "challenge" competition for 4-year olds is also run in Ermelo.

The second selection trial will take place in Oisnitz on 16 - 17 July 2024 after which the Austrian team will be announced. 

Participating in the first trial are:

5-year olds

  • Goggia (by Secret x Fürst Grandios) - Rider and Owner: Katrin Großholzner - Breeder: Christian Großholzner
  • Aronia (by La Vie x Quantensprung) - Rider: Eva Kropiunik - Owner: Maximilian Kropiunik - Breeder: Gottfried Hell
  • Broadmoars Walerie (by Livaldon x Bailamos Biolley) - Rider: Sophia Reuß - Owner & Breeder: Broadmoar
  • Saeculum (by Secret x Wolkentanz) - Rider: Markus Stranz - Owner & Breeder: Petra Peinsipp
  • Rainhof’s Coer de Fleur (by Don Diamond x Floriscount) - Rider and Owner: Sandra Singer - Breeder: Karin u. Thomas Schalk

6-year olds

  • Beautiful Zambesi von der Aue (by Benicio x  Hotline) - Rider and Owner: Jacqueline Toniutti - Breeder: Ulrike Gasser
  • Finest Edition GMS (by Finest Selection x Weltmeyer) - Rider: Nicole Berghofer - Owner: Sabine Panis - Breeder: Ludwig Scheuringer

7-year olds

  • Broadmoars Ettore (by Escolar x Farewell III) - Rider: Bettina Kendlbacher - Owner & Breeder: Broadmoar
  • Broadmoars For Gold (by For Romance x Fürst Piccolo) - Rider: Nicola Baur-Rona - Owner: Stall Wetzlgut - Breeder: Broadmoar
  • Quanto Fino N (by Quanikos x Davignon II) - Rider and Owner: Nina Tafner - Breeder: Sabine Schelch

Photo gallery of the first Austrian WCYH selection trial on Eqwo.

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2024 world Championships for Young Dressage Horses