Last week the final Central Inspection of this season took place. In total 49 three-year-old jumping mares and 41 three-year-old dressage mares are selected for the National Mare Championship.
Last Tuesday at the Central Inspection of Drenthe (NED), the last Isah Cup qualifier took place. During various Central Inspections of the KWPN in the Netherlands Isah Cup pre-selection competitions were organized. Through these competitions horses can qualify for the semi-finals of the Isah Cup that will take place during the KWPN Horse Days from 11-16 August.
Yesterday the last and final selection for the World Breeding Young Dressage Horse Championship took place in Ermelo. The qualified five- and six-year-olds were presented under the saddle in an individual test and afterwards they received training advice and the vet check was practised.
This year, the KWPN Horse Days, a summer bonanza of sport and breed classes, will be held between August 11 – 16 in Ermelo.
The videos of the 3-year old mares of Central Inspections Flevoland, Zuid-Holland and Overijssel are now available online at www.kwpn.tv. Go to KWPN.TV and then click Information to directly view the CI-mares.
At the Pavo Cup pre-selection in Hartpury, England, the jury selected three horses on Friday for the semi-final. The most remarkable among them is the five-year-old Exige M.
Last weekend, Tina Fletcher excelled in the show ring with her 13-year-old Heartbreaker gelding Unique IX (out of Gertie prest s.Vasco, breeder: P. van Kaathoven of Sint Oedenrode). In the Grand Prix of the CSI3* in Wettenhall, UK, she claimed second place. The Grand Prix included two rounds, and in both rounds, eight combinations crossed the finish line clear. The best performance was by David Simpson, who won the class with the BWP jumper Global van ’t Braunerthof (s.Vigo d’Arsouilles).
As you may know, the KWPN is launching a new initiative this summer: The KWPN Online Foal Sale. The majority of those with foals registered for the sale prefer to sell them in August. For this reason, we have decided to combine the sale in July with the one in August.
Under the USA's Callan Solem, the Gentleman son VDL Wizard (out of Pretty prest s.Ahorn, breeders: J.E. & S. Wolters of Feerwerd) jumped to third place in the Grand Prix of Lake Placid. Solem's sponsor purchased Wizard as a young horse from VDL Stud.
Last weekend at Spruce Meadows, the ancillary classes proved just as popular as the main competitions. In the 1.45m classes, Zander (s.Cantos) and Chin Quidam VDL (s.Chin Chin) emerged winners, while Uceko (s.Celano) celebrated victory in the 1.55m. The KWPN-approved stallion Warrant (Numero Uno out of Karanta keur pref prest s.Nimmerdor, breeder: G. Reuls of Panningen) also finished in the prizes.
Thanks to two good clear rounds riding the Berlin son Zirikit (out of Sirikit s.Lux, breeder: J.H.M. te Molder of Lichtenvoorde), Frederik Cattebeke clinched the Grand Prix last weekend at the CSI2* in Sancourt, France.
|06 Aug||World Breeding Championship dressage for Young Horses, Verden (GER)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|06 Aug||World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses, Verden (GER)||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|07 Aug||EPTM examination, Ermelo||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|11 Aug||KWPN Horse Days, Ermelo||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|20 Aug||First presentation under saddle jumper- and dressage stallions, Ermelo||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|23 Aug||Offspring inspection riding horses and Gelder horse, Ermelo||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|
|24 Aug||World Equestrian Games, Caen FRA||Register | Startlist | Results | Website|