YRA 5 year Celebration kicks off in Elmshorn for thirty-two riders under professional guidance of Franke Sloothaak.

young-riders-academyFrom the 5th until Wednesday November 7th, at the Fritz Tiedemann Halle, in Elmshorn, thirty-two riders will gather to celebrate. From Belgium Peter Clemens; from Bulgaria Ventsislav Izov, Irina Nikolova; from France Basile Rubio; from Germany Laura Klaphake, Kendra Brinkop, Christopher Klasener, Guido Klatte, Niklas Krieg; from Greece Monika Martini; from Great Britain Harry Charles, Chloe Winchester; from Ireland Michael G Duffy, Matt Garrigan, Jonathan Gordon, Eoin Mcmahon, Darragh Ryan, Jenny Rankin; from Nederland Lisa Nooren; from Italy Francesca Ciriesi, Guido Franchi, Giampiero Garofalo, Matteo Leonardi; from Norway Lisa Ulven; from Poland Andrzej Oplatek, Adam Grzegorzewski; from Switzerland Laetitia Du Couedic, Chantal Muller, Emilie Stampfli; from Serbia Manu Krzic; from Russia Joana Clarke.

The Young Riders Academy is a program conceived for European talented young show jumpers, under the patronage of the European Equestrian Federation (EEF), with the cooperation of the International Jumping Riders Club (IJRC) and the support of Rolex. Founded in 2014 by Athenaeum, a non-prot association, the program will give talented riders between the ages of 18 and 23 the chance to get six months of training and boarding at a well-known professional stable. On top of that, professional education in communication, business and economics, veterinary and legal practice related to show jumping. The objective is to develop future champions as well as potential managers of this sport.

Source: YRA website