This week: WC for Young Jumper Horses
The FEI WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championship for Young Horses was initiated 27 years ago. Many jumper horses that are ranked among the world’s top have previously participated in the world championships for young jumper horses. This weekend, the best five-, six- and seven-year-old horses travel to Lanaken to battle for the world title. The 27thedition takes place from the 21st until the 25th of September.
The first round of the championship for five-, six- and seven-year-old horses is scheduled for Thursday September 22. The second qualification takes place on Friday, followed by the small finals on Saturday. Sunday September 25 revolves around the grand finals.
WC Young Jumper Horses 2021
Last year, the KWPN-bred mares Just A Dream (s.Zirocco Blue VDL) and J.Comghorla (s.Comme Il Faut) obtained gold and silver in the seven-year-old championship, respectively. The Carrera VDL-daughter Loharna-P grabbed bronze in the final for five-year-old horses.
The list of participants includes nine KWPN-approved stallions: the five-year-olds Mindset ES (Aganix du Seigneur out of Hosanna ES keur pref sport-spr s.Kannan, breeder E.Schep of Tulle n ‘t Waal), Menno H (Stakkato Gold out of Toy H ster pref sport-spr by Baloubet du Rouet, breeder P.H. van Hees of Uden) and Mees vd Watermolen (Vannan out of Holinda ster by Carambole, bred by J.W. Greve of Haaksbergen) and the six-year-old horses Lay Out (Verdi out of Vallei Roos elite prest PROK by Tangelo van de Zuuthoeve, breeder J.J. Ilbrink and J.H. Ilbrink-Lueks of Geesteren), Lambrusco (Entertainer out of Total Touch stb-ext pref prest by Lux, breeder L. Keunen-Hanssen of Linne) and Lambada Shake AG (Aganix du Seigneur out if Grappa AG vb by Spartacus, breeder A. Gisbertz of Beek). The following KWPN stallions will compete in the Sires of the World class: Hernandez TN (Kannan out of Bea-Leva elite IBOP-spr sport-spr PROK by Numero Uno, breeder W. Dekker of Benningbroek), Ipsthar (Denzel v’t Meulenhof out of Vestha stb prest by Farmer, breeder J. Moerings of Oud Gastel) and It’s Possible SRK (Berlin out of Don’t Forget Liefhebber keur EPTM-spr sport-spr by Quidam de Revel, breeder J. Hiemstra and L. Hiemstra-Bleyie of Drijber).
Follow the WC
KWPN horses are set to make their appearance on behalf of many different countries. All participating KWPN horses can be found on our special overview page of the WC for Young Jumper Horses. The event can be watched live via ClipMyHorse.tv. The time table, starting lists and live results can be found here.
Photo Just A Dream – Dirk Caremans