German Horses Selected for 2021 World Young Horse Championships

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 10:17
Kira Soddemannn and Senor Charming at the German WCYH selection trial in Warendorf :: Photo © LL-foto

The German Equestrian Federation has announced the horses that will represent Germany at the 2021 World Championships for Young dressage horses in Verden, Germany. 

After a four year break, Verden is again host of this highlight dressage event on the annual calendar. Three years in a row Ermelo (NED) hosted the WCYH and last year the event was supposed to take place in Verden but cancelled due to corona. The 2021 edition happens on 25 - 29 August 2021. 

Germany selected seven 5-year olds, and six 6- and 7-year olds. Of the 19 horses going to Verden no less than 10 (!) are stallions, seven are geldings and just two mares. 

Following a second selection trial in Warendorf, the following horses were nominated:

5-year olds:

  • Belvedere DB, Westfalian stallion by Belissimo M - Danone I (Stefanie Wolf)
  • Bohemian, Oldenburger stallion by Bon Coeur – Rotspon (Nicole Casper)
  • Damaschino, Hanoverian stallion by Danone I – Fidertanz (Hannah Laser)
  • Danciero, Hanoverian stallion by Dancier – Floriscount (Eva Möller)
  • Francis Drake, Oldenburger stallion by Franklin - Don Schufro (Leonie Richter)
  • Global Player, Oldenburger stallion by Grand Galaxy Win T - Don Schufro (Eva Möller)
  • Rod Laver, Hanoverian stallion by Rock Forever I – Fidertanz (Lena Stegeman)

The reserves are

  • R1: Diaton, Hanoverian stallion by Dimaggio - Benetton Dream (Frederic Wandres)
  • R2: Ellis, Westfalian stallion by Escolar – Dimaggio (Stefanie Wolf)
  • R3: Lowlands, Oldenburger stallion by Millennium – Donnerball (Dinja van Liere/NED)

6-year olds: 

  • Danny Cool, Bavarian gelding by Danciano - Sandro Hit (Lisa Horler)
  • Detox, Oldenburger gelding by Diamond Hit - Florencio I (Yvonne Reiser)
  • Jetset, Hanoverian gelding by Johnson – Beltoni (Kira Soddemann)
  • Suarez, Hanoverian gelding by Sezuan – Desperados (Mette Sejbjerg Jensen)
  • Escamillo, Rhinelander stallion by Escolar – Rohdiamant (Manuel Dominguez Bernal/ESP)
  • Escalla, Oldenburger mare by Escolar – Dimaggio (Yvonne Reiser)

No reserves were named

7-year olds:

  • Anthrazit, Westfalian gelding by All at once – Weltmeyer (Greta Heemsoth)
  • Eternity, Westfalian gelding by Escolar - Sir Donnerhall I (Anne-Mette Strandby Hansen)
  • Quiana, Rhinelander mare by Quaterstern - Rubinstern Noir (Nicole Wego-Engelmeyer)
  • Señor Charming, Westfalian gelding by Stanford - Fürst Piccolo (Kira Soddemann)
  • Valverde, Westfalian stallion by Vitalis – Ampere (Yara Reichert)
  • Zoom, Hanoverian stallion v. Zack - Don Schufro (Helen Langehanenberg)

No reserves were named.

Photo © LL-foto

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2021 World Championships Young Dressage Horses