The Danish Equestrian Federation (DRF) and Danish warmblood society have announced the names of the combinations that will represent Denmark at the 2022 World Championships for young dressage horses.
The 2022 WCYH will take place in Ermelo, The Netherlands, on 7 - 11 September 2022.
The DRF and DWB held its final training and selection trial in Vilhelmsborg on 20 July 2022 where they made their pick. A panel of five selectors was in charge - Ane Marie Jensen and Kristian Bech, judges Gunilla Nyman and Birthe Lyder Nielsen, and Grand Prix rider and Danish youth team trainer Dennis Fisker.
The selection of the group of 7-year olds is not yet complete. Three pairs have already been picked, one slot is still undecided as well as the reserve slots. The selection committee might hold another selection moment to decide on those.
So far, they have already selected:
- Søbakkehus Maude (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boy x Wilkens) - Allan Grøn
Breeder: Agnete Holmsted - Owner: Norcordia
- Slangerupgaards Flottenheimer (by Franklin x Scolari) - Eric Guardia Martinez
Breeder: Slangerupgaard - Owner: Helgstrand Dressage
- Lyngbjergs St.paris (by Blue Hors St. Schufro x Blue Hors Rockefeller) - Victoria Vallentin
Breeder: Bente Børjesson - Owner: Vallentin Dressage & United Dressage
- Blue Hors Santiano (by Sezuan x Romanov) - Renate van Uytert
Breeder: Straight Horse (Eva Götzsche & Mogens Pedersen) - Owner: Blue Hors Aps.
The first reserve is Anne-Marie Hosbond on Danésa Nord (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boyx Belissimo M), the second reserve is Kathrine Springborg on Springsborgs Abiza (by Ibiza x Rubin Royal).
- Bøgegårdens Santiago Bernabéu (by Bøgegårdens Santiago x Bøgegårdens Laurino) - Allan Grøn
Breeder & Owner: Stina & Jørgen Schmidt, Stutteri Bøgegården
- Skovdals Dexter (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boy x Blue Hors Romanov) - Susanne Barnow
Breeder: Bjarne Skovdal - Owner: Susanne Barnow & Steffen Kristensen
- Dúné Nec (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boy x De Noir) - Sissel Bille Jacobsen
Breeder: Nana Eckhardt - Owner: Sissel Jacobsen
- Hesselhoej Down Town (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boy x Blue Hors Zack) - Jeanna Högberg
Breeder: Hans Jørgen Hoeck - Owner: Helgstrand Dressage
The first reserve is Maria Vasconcelos on Figaro D (by Franklin x Bøgegårdens Laurino), the second reserve is Jan Møller Christensen on Hesselhøj Dream (by Hesselhøj Donkey Boy x Tailormade Lancelot).
- Highfive Fuglsang (by Grand Galaxy Win x De Niro) - Anders Uve Sjøbeck Hoeck
Breeder: Anne Dorte Riis Meyland - Owner: Anders S. Hoeck, Hesselhoej.dk
- Poseidon Majlund (by Tailormade Temptation x Solos Landtinus) - Lone Bang Larsen
Breeder: Stutteri Majlund - Owner: Lone Bang
- Peggy Sue Nexen (by Blue Hors Don Olymbrio x Andiamo) - Søren Wind
Breeder & Owner: Stutteri Nexen
Photos © Ridehesten
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2022 World Young Horse Championships