Dutch Teams Selected for 2019 European Youth Riders Championships

Wed, 07/03/2019 - 09:42
The Netherlands
Pem Verbeek on the formerly Belgian owned licensed Oldenburg stallion Fernando Torres at the 2019 CDI-J Hagen :: Photo © Astrid Appels

The Dutch equestrian federation has announced the teams that will represent The Netherlands at the 2019 European Youth Riders Championships in San Giovanni in Marignano, Italy; on 24 - 28 July 2019. 

Grand Prix rider Imke Schellekens-Bartels will make her debut as Dutch team trainer for the Children, while 4* judge Monique Peutz is in charge of the juniors, young riders and Under 25 riders. 

Following the final team observation trial at the CDI Exloo on 28 - 30 June 2019, the Dutch team trainers selected the following riders on the teams:


  • Lara van Nek  - Amazing Comeback (reserve horse Fariska)
  • Anniek van Dulst  - Isala’s Arielle
  • Senna Evers - Happy Feet
  • Maura Knipscheer  - Amaretto

The reserve is Amber Schelstraete on Burberry

Junior Riders

  • Marten Luiten - Fynona
  • Sanne van de Pols – Excellentie (reserve horse Cuvanck PP)
  • Annemijn Boogaard -  Fullspeed TC
  • Pem Verbeek  - Fernando Torres

The reserve is Chiel van Bedaf with Floris

Young Riders

  • Daphne van Peperstraten - Cupido
  • Esmée Donkers  - Chaina
  • Thalia Rockx - Verdi de la Fazenda
  • Kimberley Pap  - Vloet Victory

The reserve is Zoë Kuintjes  with Brittsion 

Under 25 Riders

  • Jasmien de Koeyer - Esperanza
  • Jeanine Nieuwenhuis  - TC Athene
  • Carlijn Huberts  - Watoeshi
  • Denise Nekeman - Boston STH

The reserve is Lisanne Zoutendijk on Watteau 

Photo © Astrid Appels

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2019 European Youth Riders Championships