Spanish Young Riders and U25 Team for 2020 European Youth Championships Announced

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 14:30
Spanish young rider Julia Alvarez Abad on Du Pre at the team selection trial :: Photo © Lily Forado

Two days after the announcement of the Spanish children and junior riders team, the Spanish Equestrian Federation has named the Young Riders and Under 25 riders for the team for the 2020 European Youth Championships in Budapest. 

Spain's team selection depended on a special selection event at Las Cadenas on 14 - 15 July 2020 for team selection for the domestic based Under 25 riders, as well as the CDI's in Grote Brogel (BEL) and CDI hagen (GER) for the foreign based Under 25 riders. 

Team trainer Jenny Eriksson nominated the following riders on the Spanish Under 25 team

Young Riders

  • Julia Alvarez Abad - Du Pre
  • Natalia Bacariza Danguillecourt - Dhannie
  • Carla de la Fuente - Fay
  • Sergio Moron Basoco - Farnham L

The reserve is Julia Torrallardona Kröger on Don Winslow.

U.S. based Spanish young rider Natalia Bacariza Danguillecourt did not participate in the selection event, but was picked based on her results at the 2020 Global Dressage Festival in Wellington, Florida, in February and March. 

Cristina Wagemans Rovira on Dreamboat BCN
Under 25

  • Antonio Laiz Zandio - Gejholms Menotti
  • Ruben Mengual Reig - Belfast
  • Cristina Wagemans Rovira - Dreamboat BCN
  • Karin Huskova Huskova - Faramir

The first reserve is Lara Insa Alcaraz (Don Diago) and the second reserve is Alfonso Jesus Ramirez Benitez (Equador do MT).

The European Young Riders and Under 25 Championships take place in Budapest, Hungary, on 19 - 23 August 2020.

Photos © Lily Forado

Related Links
Spanish Children and Junior Teams for 2020 European Youth Championships Announced
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2020 European Youth Championships