Swedish Horses Selected for 2020 World Young Horse Championships

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:04
Sandra Sterntorp and Darthula VH at the 2019 World Young Horse Championships. The horse sold to Sophia Skobe Rosen in November 2019 :: Photo © Astrid Appels

After announcing a long list at the end of October, the Swedish Equestrian Federation has now made its final pick and decided on their delegation for the 2020 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses. 

The 2020 edition of the WCYH takes place in Verden, Germany, on 9 - 13 December 2020. 

The Swedish Warmblood society is eligible to send four horses per age division to the WCYH;

The selected horses are:

5-year olds

  • First Lady VH - Jacob Nörby Sörensen (by Fürstenball - Cashmir, breeder: Västra Hoby - owner: Lexner Jonsson)
  • Mr Gray VH - Jessica Lynn Thomas (by Grey Flannel - Dalwhinnie, breeder and owner: Västra Hoby)
  • Sorbet - Malin Wahlkamp Nilsson (by Fürstenball - Don Primero, breeder and owner: Peter Ljungcrantz)
  • Vividus QRE - Anders Sjoebeck Hoeck  (by Zaladin MI - Don Charly, breeder: Christian Påhlsson - owner: Tina and Christian Storm)

6-year olds

  • Bowmore VH - Sandra Sterntorp (by Skovens Rafael - Akribori, breeder: Torsten Hansson - owner: Västra Hoby )
  • Demand - Yvonne Österholm  (by Ampere - Don Schufro, breeder and owner: Per-Arne Persson)
  • Springbank II VH - Bettina Jeager (by Skovens Rafael - De Niro, breeder: Västra Hoby - Västra Hoby, Helgstrand Dressage, Tina Hennix)
  • Zenit - Mia Runesson (by Zuidenwind – Don Schufro, breeder and owner Gränsbo Stuteri)

7-year olds

  • Bergsjöholms Valbonne - Patrik Kittel (by Blue Hors Zack – Epson, breeder: Marita Strauch  - owner Patrik Kittel & Masahiro Kosaka)
  • Darthula VH - Sophia Skobe Rosén (by Dalwhinnie – Corrado WL, breeder Västra Hoby - owner Stall Säthälla)
  • Shizeido GJ - Madelene Engelke (by Sezuan – Danzas, breeder: Gustaf Johansson - owner Madelene Engelke)

The long-listed horses that were not picked are the reserves. 

Photo © Astrid Appels

Related Links
Swedish Long-List for 2020 World Young Horse Championships
Three Swedish Horses Pre-Selected for 2020 World Young Horse Championships
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2020 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses