Sweden Names Team for 2018 World Equestrian Games

Ludwig Svennerstal and Stinger. Photo by Jenni Autry.

Sweden has named four combinations and two reserves to the Swedish Eventing Team for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, which will run Sept. 12-16 at at Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina.

Congratulations to the following horses and riders:

  • Sara Algotsson Ostholt and Wega, a 17-year-old Swedish Warmblood mare (Irco Mena X La Fair, by Labrador 588) owned by Margareta Algotsson
  • Anna Freskgård and Box Qutie, a 12-year-old Swedish Warmblood mare (Quite Easy X Lady Like KLT, by Little Boy 756) owned by Therese Örup
  • Niklas Lindbäck and Focus Filiocus, an 11-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding (Feliciano 823 X Blue Bells xx, by Be My Chief xx) owned by Tun Albertson
  • Louise Svensson Jähde and Wieloch’s Utah Sun, a 14-year-old Holsteiner mare (Limbus X Imperial I, by Cor de la Bryere) owned by Stefan Wieloch and Hans Thomsen, or Waikiki, a 12-year-old Holsteiner mare (Quinar X Sila, by San Patrignano Cassini) she owns with Hans Thomsen
  • Ludwig Svennerstål and El Kazir SP, a 14-year-old Belgian Warmblood gelding (Capriano X Katella, bu Blanc Rivage xx) owned by Jonathan and Jane Clarke, or Stinger, an 11-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding (Spender S X On a Pedestal xx, by Waajib xx) owned by Skånegårdar AB

The reserve combinations are:

  • Hanna Berg and Quite Survivor, a 13-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding (Quite Easy X Flickan, by Labrador 588) owned by Mathilda Berg
  • Malin Josefsson and Allan V, an 11-year-old Swedish Warmblood gelding (Lucky Point HE X Alice G, by Irco Mena) owned by Per and Miki Josefsson

Fredrik Bergendorff will serve as chef d’equipe for the Swedish team at Tryon.

[Swedish Teams for WEG 2018]