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Smolders and Emerald in the Dutch Olympic Squad

Friday, 03 January 2014

Harrie Smolders and Emerald in Mechelen. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Harrie Smolders has a second horse in the Dutch Olympic Squad, as the 10 year old stallion Emerald (Diamant de Semilly x Carthago) has joined the squad after great performances the last year. Harrie was already in the Dutch Olympic Squad with Exquis Walnut de Muze (Nabab de Reve x Chin Chin). 

The main event in 2014 for the Dutch riders will, as for most other countries, be the World Equestrian Games at the 2nd - 7th of September and Chef d'Equipe Rob Ehrens Olympic squad now consists of:

Gert-Jan Bruggink with Primeval Dejavu (Heartbreaker x Ramiro)

Marc Houtzager with Sterrehof's Tamino (Numero Uno x Farmer)

Gerco Schröder with London (Nabab de Reve x Chin Chin)

Frank Schuttert with Winchester HS (Numero Uno x Nimmerdor)

Leon Thijssen with Tyson (Numero Uno x Voltaire)

Maikel van der Vleuten with VDL Groep Verdi (Quidam de Revel x Landgraf I)

Jur Vrieling with VDL Bubalu (Baloubet du Rouet x Nimmerdor)

Harrie Smolders with Exquis Walnut de Muze (Nabab de Reve x Chin Chin) and Emerald (Dimant de Semilly x Carthago)

The B-squad consists of:

Willem Greve with Carambole (Cassini I x Concerto II)

Leon Thijssen with Harthago (Heartbreaker x Carthago)

Maikel van der Vleuten with VDL Groep Sapphire (Mr. Blue x Grand Veneur)

Jur Vrieling with VDL Zirocco Blue (Mr. Blue x Voltaire)

Source: www.knhs.nl

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