The 2016 FEI World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses was held at the Zangersheide Stud in Belgium, which saw massive entries of high-quality horses in all three categories and tough competition for the placings.
In the 5-year-old section the title went to KWPN stallion Garant, ridden by The Netherlands’ Willem Greve, while the Irish Sport Horse Killossery Kaiden topped the 6-year-old division with Gerard O’Neill on board and winning the 7-year-old honours was the Zangersheide Studbook’s Think Twice lll Z with Belgium’s Thierry Goffinet.
Five-Year-Old Final: GOLD - Garant (William Greve) NED 0/0 38.46; SILVER - Z Seven Caretina (Michael Pender) IRL 0/0 38.86; BRONZE - Z Seven Canya Dance (Michael Pender) IRL 0/0 39.04.
Six-Year-Old Final: GOLD - Killossery Kaiden (Gerard O’Neill) IRL 0/0 47.85; SILVER - Fernando V (Julian de Boer) NED 0/4 35.53; BRONZE - Kannabis van de Bucxtale (Thierry Goffinet) BEL 0/4 40.02.
Seven-Year-Old Final: GOLD - Think Twice lll Z (Thierry Goffinet) BEL 0/0 40.06; SILVER - Jeleena de Muze (Lorenzo de Luca) ITA 0/0 40.73; BRONZE - Everest (Luc Steeghs) NED 0/0 42.12.