Spotting young talent at World Show Jumping Championships

By: Horse Deals


Spotting young talent at World Show Jumping Championships
Spotting young talent at World Show Jumping Championships

Horses from the Holsteiner, Belgian Warmblood and Oldenburg Studbooks claimed gold at the FEI World Jumping Championships for Young Horses 2012 held at Domein Zangersheide in Lanaken, Belgium.

Open to Five, Six and Seven Year Olds, this event is a milestone in the careers of many champions, and an important conclusion to the breeding season for stud-owners and horse-producers worlddwide.

Five-year-olds

Forty-three horses challenged for the Five-Year-Old title, which was won by Germany’s Toni Hassmann and the Holsteiner mare, Con Cara (Con Air x Franklin).

Belgium’s Pieter Clemens took silver with the Zangersheide stallion Casuality Z (Cassini II x Chellano Z), while bronze went to the chestnut KWPN gelding Coursy (Carthino Z x Guidam) ridden by young Dutchman, Gerben Morsink, who has now taken five medals at the FEI World Jumping Championships for Young Horses.

Six –year-olds

There were just two double-clears in the Six-Year-Old Championship, which was a close-fought battle.
The stallion Gangster de Longchamps (Orlando x Sheyenne de Baugy) came out on top for Colombia’s Dayro Arroyave while silver went to Charlotte Bettendorf with another Belgian Warmblood, the gelding Goya van de Begijnakker (Wandor van de Mispelaere x Palestro vd Begijnakker).

The Oldenburg mare, Carthagena 6 (Cornet Obolensky x Landor S), claimed bronze with the fastest four-fault result in the second round with Brazil’s Marlon Modolo Zanotelli.

Seven-year-olds

Mares dominated the Seven-Year-Old class with the Oldenburg, Chacciana (Chacco-Blue x Andiamo Z) ridden by Germany’s Florian Meyer zu Hartum for Gestut Lewitz pipping Curley Sue 39 (BAY) which is by Caratello B x Ladinos ridden by Rene Tebbel.

Bonze went to the KWPN gelding Argos (Padinus x Concorde) ridden by Dutchman Mathijs van Asten.

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