French Horses Selected for 2022 World Young Horse Championships

Sat, 08/20/2022 - 11:04
Claudia Chauchard on Apachi van de Biebosschen :: Photo © SHF

The French delegation for the 2022 World Championships for young dressage horses in Ermelo is known. 

The selection of the French horses is done by two separate federations. The 5 and 6-year olds are chosen by the "Société Hippique Française" (SHF), while the 7-year olds are picked by the French Equestrian Federation (FFE).

A group of 11 combinations spent a two-day training and selection trial in Saumur from which the 5 and 6-year olds were picked. They are

5-year olds

  • Victor Brua on Berlioz LH (HANN, by Bon Coeur x De Niro)

6-year olds

  • Nicolas Commenge on Legend Dancarino (FWB, by Dante Weltino x Rotspon)
  • Claudia Chauchard on Apachi van de Biebosschen (OLD, by Apache x Don Frederico)

The reserve is Elsa Maulet on Louis Jiva (WESTF, by Libertad x Don Crusador) or Bellini Jiva (HANN, by Benicio x Scolari)

The French Equestrian Federation selected two 7-year olds

7-year olds

  • Mathieu Belville on Fragolino du Parc (SF, Don Juan de Hus x Sandro Hit)
  • Charlotte Chalvignac on Friedrich Schiller (HANN, by Finest x Desperados)

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