Vice-World Champion Escamillo (photo: Lafrentz)

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FEI World Breeding Championships of young dressage horses

Silver for Escamillo and Danciero, For Magic Equesta won Bronze.

On Sunday, the World Champions of the five- and seven-year-olds were determined. In the five-year-old class, the Dancier/Floriscount son Danciero (breeder: ZG Broers und Weber, Aurich) with Germany's Eva Möller won the silver medal. Gold went to the DWB stallion Hesselhoej Down Town with Jeanna Hogberg from Sweden, third was the KWPN mare Lightning Star ridden by Dutch Kirsten Brouwer.

 

The last decision of the FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Dressage Horseswas made in the seven-year-old class. World Champion was the KWPN stallion Jovian with Andreas Helgstrand/DEN in the saddle. Second place went to Blue Hors Touch of Olympic L (DWB) with Nannan Skodborg Merrald from Sweden. The Westphalian Eternity followed in third place with Anne-Mette Strandby Hansen. The excellent fourth place in the strong field of participants was taken by the Quantensprung/Fidertanz son Quando Unico (breeder: Silke Groeneveld, Bunde) and Australian Simone Pearce.

 

The first medals were awarded on Saturday. Behind the KWPN stallion Kjento with Charlotte Fry, the Rhinelander Escamillo by Escolar/Rohdiamant (breeder: Dr. Carolin Langhorst, Ratingen) became Vice World Champion of six-year-olds with Spaniard Manuel Dominguez Bernal. The bronze medal was won by For Magic Equesta by For Romance/A Jungle Prince (breeder: Friedhelm Kühnen, Krefeld), who was presented by Beata Stremler from Poland.

 

The Quantensprung/Fidertanz son Quando Unico (breeder: Silke Groeneveld, Bunde) and Simone Pearce finished the qualifier for seven-year-olds in third place on Friday. The KWPN stallion Jovian won with Andreas Helgstrand ahead of Elverhöj's Raccolto and Marianne Yde Helgstrand.

 

On Thursday, Danciero by Dancier/Floriscount (breeder: ZG Broers und Weber, Aurich) and Eva Möller won the qualifier for five-year-olds. The reigning Hannoveraner Champion and Vice-Bundeschampion led the field with fabulous 96.600% ahead of Lightning Star (KWPN) and Kirsten Brouwer. Eva Möller also managed to take third place with her second horse Global Player OLD.

 

The qualification of the six-year-olds already took place yesterday. With the same score as the winners Kjento and Charlotte Fry, the Rhinelander Escamillo by Escolar/Rohdiamant (breeder: Dr. Carolin Langhorst, Ratingen) and the spaniard Manuel Domguez Bernal came second. Third place went to Suarez by Sezuan/Donnerhall (breeder: ZG Schmidt, Naumburg) and Mette Sejbjerg Jensen from Denmark.


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