At the inspection in the Czech Republic on the 28th of September the organisation had decided that each category with three or more participating horses should include a championship. Jury members Jan Hellinx and Johan van der Velde could award several champion sashes, which was a nice extra for the one hundred or so audience that later in the afternoon was also treated to a great show with Friesian and Spanish horses. Champion of the colt foals was Joris (Alwin 469 x Folkert 353), owned by Michaela Entová. The Champion sash for fillies went to Katerina Sálková´s Jasmine van Dupaumolen (Maurus 441 x Wierd 409). Both foals were awarded a second premium. Katerina Sálková could go home with a Star stallion: Wickey van Dupaumolen (Bartele 472 x Tije 401) radiates breeding type and trotted with lots of action. Wickey was chosen Champion of the Stallions.
Mia van de Gela Crown Day Champion
Eva Bláhová´s yearling Grace B. (Alwin 469 x Jisse 433) combined fine type and correct conformation with good movement, which resulted in a second premium and the Yearling Champion Title. The 3-year-old Anke M. v.d. Slothoeve (Alke 468 x Olof 315) was bred in the Netherlands by C.J. Breimer. The new Czech owner watched the mare trot to Star and a second premium as well as winning the Title 3-year-old Mares. ‘A longlined mare with correct legwork,’ Jan Hellinx judged, ‘with satisfactory scope in walk and she trotted with good use of the hind leg and a fine balance.’ Pavel Silhánek´s 7-year-old Mia van de Gela Crown (Pier 448 x Jerke 434) went around the arena with a great deal of verve. The big-framed mare received an orange sash and claimed the Title of Day Champion.