19 Aug KWPN Horses at the 2021 FEI Driving World Championship for Pairs
August 19, 2021
KWPN Horses at the 2021 FEI Driving World Championship for Pairs
US Equestrian has announced the Combinations for the 2021 FEI Driving World Championship for Pairs. This exhilarating event will take place in Kronenberg, the Netherlands, from September 8-12. Marcie Quist will serve as chef d’equipe. Almost all the horses are KWPN Harness horses! We made an overview of the KWPN horses and their breeding in each team.
The following combinations will represent the U.S. at the FEI Driving World Championship for Pairs and are listed in alphabetical order:
Jacob Arnold’s team (Goshen, Ky.):
- Kenji V 2015 gelding (Emilano x Dironette ster by Urgent). Bred by A. Velderman, NLD.
- Kian 2015 gelding (Dylano x Zwanenbloem by Ranno). Bred by R. Sybrandy, NLD.
- Endorro 2009 gelding (Victory x Natalie by Joviaal). Bred by W.L. Bennink, NLD.
All the horses are owned by Steve Wilson.
James Miller’s team (Lakewood Ranch, Fla.):
- Flavian 2010 KWPN gelding (Artiflex x Vorstin-Alina ster by Manno pref). Bred by S.A. Korevaar, NLD. Owned by James Miller
- Gentleman 2011 KWPN gelding (Patijn pref x Vortuna L keur by Manno pref). Bred by F. Luyer, NLD. Owned by James Miller.
- Agustto’s Armoei 2005 KWPN gelding (Manno pref x Himone keur pref by Renovo pref). Bred by A.P. Lanphen, NLD. Owned by Misdee Wrigley Miller
Paul Maye’s team (Fairfield, Va.):
- Harmony’s Java, a 2014 Dutch Harness
- Harmony’s Domonic, a 2010 Dutch Harness
All horses are owned by Harmony Amateur Sports Foundation.
The following combinations have been named as alternates for the U.S. team and will compete as individuals at the FEI Driving World Championship for Pairs. They are listed in ranked order:
Scott Dancer (Woodside, Calif.):
- Basco M 2006 KWPN gelding (Vaandrager HBC x Odancy keur pref sport) by Interessant). Bred by J.H. Mittendorff, NLD.
- Cor Theodoor 2007 KWPN gelding (Saffraan x Theodora keur by Balmoral). Bred by J. Bovendorp, NLD.
All horses are owned by Bruno Vantomme.
Vernon Helmuth (Lodi, Calif.):
- Fernando 2010 gelding (Zepplin x Rustina keur pref by Manno pref). Bred by L.R.S. Bon, NLD.
- Ebony VDK ster 2009 mare (Zepplin x Ulony ster pref by Waterman pref). Bred by H.S.M. van der Kuil, NLD.
- Chris 2007 gelding (Victory x Ulanda by Nando). Bred by G. Bonestroo, NLD.
All horses are owned by Sebastian Warneck.
Kathrin Dancer (Woodside, Calif.):
- Ivilandro 2013 KWPN gelding (Atleet keur x Vilandra keur pref by Manno pref). Bred by Gebr den Otter, NLD.
- Isaac 2013 KWPN gelding (Colonist x Elmora ster by Nando). Bred by A. van Bennekom, NLD.
- Intens 2013 KWPN gelding (Urgent x Zoraya ster by Sire). Bred by N. Kemp, NLD.
All horses are owned by the driver.
Find everything on the 2021 FEI Driving World Championships for Pairs HERE.