Euro News - German Selection Trial for 2012 WCYH Verden In New Format

Senta Kirchhoff and Soulmate win the 6-year old consolation finals [Photo: © Astrid Appels]
Senta Kirchhoff and Soulmate win the 6-year old consolation finals [Photo: © Astrid Appels]

The highly controversial German selection trial for World Young Horse Championships in Verden will take place in a new format this year. The trial will no longer consist of a single test, which is assessed by the selectors, but the selection trial in Warendorf will be a two-day event for picking the German team for the 2012 World Championships. Each year the German WCYH selection trial is fuelled by controversy as the selectors have shown a tendency to pick horses backed by wealthy owners or ridden by famous riders instead of choosing the best quality horses.

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