German Horses Selected for 2022 World Young Horse Championships

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 11:53
Frederic Wandres and Fashion Prinz OLD at the German WCYH selection trial in Warendorf :: Photo © Maria Burczyk

A dressage selection committee of the German Equestrian Federation has made their pick of horses which will represent the German breed societies at the 2022 World Championships for Young Dressage Horses in Ermelo on 7 - 11 September 2022.

The German equestrian federation held two selection trials: the first took place on 11 - 13 July after which a long list was drafted. The second trial takes place today, 16 August 2022, in Warendorf. 

The selection committee consists of judges Reinhard Richenhagen and Dietrich Plewa, as well as German senior team trainer Monica Theodorescu. German youth team trainers Sebastian Heinze and Hans Heinrich Meyer zu Strohen are also on site.

The selected horses are: 

5-year olds

  • Chere Celine, Oldenburger mare by Governor – San Amour I (Lena Waldmann)
  • Fashion Prinz OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Fürst Romancier – Sarkozy (Frederic Wandres)
  • Feine Bella NRW, Westfalian mare by Fürstenball – Bordeaux (Eric Guardia Martinez)
  • Fille d'or, Oldenburger mare by St. Schufro – Fidertanz (Lisa Koch)
  • In My Mind, Westfalian stallion by Ibiza – Fidermark (Leonie Richter)
  • Life Time, Hanoverian stallion by Livaldon – Fürstenball (Charlott-Maria Schürmann)
  • Va' Pensiero, Hanoverian stallion by Vitalis – Fürstenball (Hannah Laser)
  • Vitalos, Hanoverian stallion by Vitalis - De Niro (Leonie Richter)

The first reserve is Galleria's Summerville (Oldenburger stallion by Sezuan – Diamond Hit, ridden by Manuel Dominguez Bernal); the second reserve is Montgomery (Baden wurttemberger stallion by Morricone I – Foundation, ridden by Nicola Haug).

6-year olds

  • Belinda, Hanoverian mare by Bon Coeur – Royal Blend (Lena Waldmann)
  • Bon Vivaldi NRW, Westfalian stallion by Benicio – Vivaldi (Eike Bewerungen)
  • Dancing Brave, Rhinelander stallion by Don Juan de Hus – Lemony's Nicket (Lena Waldmann)
  • Global Player OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Grand Galaxy Win T – Don Schufro (Eva Möller)
  • Va Bene, Bavarian stallion by Veneno – Belissimo M (Johanna Wadenspanner)
  • Funrise, Hanoverian gelding by Flanell – Bretton Woods (Tessa Frank).

The first reserve is First Dancer (Hannoverian gelding by Fürstenball – Dancier, ridden by Ann-Christin Wienkamp), the second reserve is Lowlands (Oldenburger stallion by Millennium – Donnerball, ridden by Dinja van Liere).

7-year olds

  • Destello OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Dimaggio – Fürst Fugger (Beatrice Hoffrogge)
  • Escamillo, Rhinelander stallion by Escolar – Rohdiamant (Manuel Dominguez Bernal)
  • Jetset, Hanoverian gelding by Johnson – Beltoni (Kira-Laura Soddemann)
  • Rock Deluxe, Westfalian stallion by Rock for Me – San Amour I (Kira-Laura Soddemann)
  • Scarlett O'Hara, Westfalian mare by Scuderia – Laurentianer (Lena Waldmann)
  • Shiva, Westfalian mare by Sir Heinrich – Fürst Grandios (Nadine Plaster)
  • Zac Efron MT OLD, Oldenburger stallion by Zack – Don Larino (Daniel Bachmann Andersen)

The only reserve is Danny Cool,  Bavarian gelding by Danciano – Sandro Hit, ridden by Helen Langehanenberg


Photo © Maria Burczyk

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2022 World Championships Young Dressage Horses