Netherlands Olympic Short List

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Edward Gal and Glock’s Toto Jr. File photo.

May 25, 2021

A short list of 11 riders and 18 horses for the Netherlands team for the Olympics in two months was announced Tuesday by the Dutch federation. Adelinde Cornelissen has four horses on the list, Marlies van Baalen, Edward Gal, Dinja van Liere and Hans Peter Minderhoud each have two horses.

The riders and horses:

Marlies van Baalen, 40, and Ben Johnson, 15-year-old KWPN gelding, and
Go Legend, 10-year-old KWPN gelding

Adelinde Cornelissen, 41, and Aqiedo, 16-year-old KWPN stallion,
Zephyr, 17-year-old KWPN gelding,
Fleau de Baian, 11-year-old KWPN stallion, and
Governor-STR, 10-year-old KWPN stallion

Edward Gal, 51, and Glock’s Toto JR., 10-year-old Hanoverian stallion, and
Glock’s Total US, nine-year-old Hanoverian stallion

Dinja van Liere, 30, and Hermes, nine-year-old KWPN stallion, and
Haute Couture, nine-year-old KWPN mare

Patrick van der Meer, 50, and Chinook, 14-year-old KWPN stallion

Anne Meulendijks, 27, and MDH Avanti, 16-year-old KWPN gelding

Hans Peter Minderhoud, 47, and Glock’s Dream Boy, 13-year-old KWPN stallion, and
Glock’s Zonik, 13-year-old Danish Warmblood stallion

Denise Nekeman, 27, and Boston STH, 15-year-old KWPN stallion

Emmelie Scholtens, 35, and Desperado, 13-year-old KWPN stallion

Madeleine Witte-Vrees, 49 , and Cennin,14-year-old KWPN stallion

Thamar Zweistra, 38, and Hexagon’s Double Dutch, 13-year-old KWPN stallion