Danish Horses Selected for 2020 World Young Horse Championships

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 21:38
Nanna Skodborg Merrald and Blue Hors Touch of Olympic (by Don Olympic x Fidermark) at the Danish WCYH selection trial in Vilhelmsborg :: Photo © Ridehesten

The Danish warmblood society and Danish Equestrian Federation have announced the horses that will represent Denmark at the 2020 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Verden, Germany, on 9 - 13 December 2020. 

The Danes held their team selection trial on 26 - 27 October 2020 at the national equestrian centre in Vilhelmsborg. 

As Danish warmblood is a fairly big breed society, Denmark is allowed to send four horses per age category.

The selected horses are:

5-year olds

  • Nuuk Melody (by Sezuan x His Highness) - Breeder: Else Rohmann - Rider: Mette Sejbjerg Jensen
  • Sweetnes (by Blue Hors St. Schufro x Tailormade Lancelot) - Breeder: Lisbeth B. Andersen - Rider: Silje Bakken
  • Highfive Fuglsang (by Grand Galaxy x De Niro) - Breeder: Anne Dorte Riis Laursen - Rider: Anders Sjøbeck Hoeck
  • Møllegårdens Dancer (by Dimaggio x Bøgelys Camaro) - Breeder: Lone Christiansen - Rider: Jan Møller Christensen
    • Reserve 1: Nobelle (by Negro x Blue Hors Future Cup) - Breeder: HRH Princess Benedikte - Rider: Mette Sejbjerg Jensen
    • Reserve 2: Kamar’s Express Noir Hit (by Escolar x De Noir) - Breeder: Stald Kamar - Rider: Morten Kappel Petersen

6-year olds

  • Queenparks Wendy (by Sezuan x Blue Hors Soprano) - Breeder: Kurt Gosmer - Rider: Andreas Helgstrand
  • Straight Horse Don Zuan (by Blue Hors Zack x Blue Hors Don Schufro) - Breeder: Straight Horse - Rider: Cathrine Dufour
  • Elverhøjs Raccolto (by Sezuan x Sandro Hit) - Breeder: Berith Nielsen - Rider: Marianne Helgstrand
  • Blue Hors Touch of Olympic (by Don Olympic x Fidermark) - Breeder: Anja & Jan Petersen - Rider: Nanna Skodborg Merrald
    • Reserve 1: Odin Unik (by Denver TT x Blue Hors Don Romantic) - Breeder: Morten Skov - Rider: Cristian Tudela Ruiz
    • Reserve 2: Sauternes (by Sezuan x Londonderry) - Breeder: Lena & Ulrik Kristensen - Rider: Janni Dietz

7-year olds

  • Straight Horse Ascenzione (by Zack/BH Don Schufro) - Breeder: Straight Horse - Rider: elen Langehanenberg 
  • UNO Day Sun (by UNO Don Diego/Blue Hors Rosoff) - Breeder: Stutteri Uno - Rider: Kenneth Damgaard
  • Favour Gersdorf (by Foundation/Leandro) - Breeder: Inger-Marie Andreasen - Rider: Nadja Aabo Sloth
  • Atterupgaard Delorean (by Bon Bravour/Sandro Hit ) - Breeder: Atterupgaard - Rider: Selina Solberg Vittinghus
    • Reserve 1: Baunehøjens Carpaccio (by Charmeur/White Talisman) - Breeder: Pia Gober - Rider: Anette Ejlersgaard
    • Reserve 2: Tavajo Elton (by Tailormade Temptation/Don Lauredo) - Breeder: Elton Heste - Rider: Marie Bjoll

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2020 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses