The Norwegian masters’ league was held last weekend in Vestnes, Norway and was a great success. At the tournament the national team of Norway, competing at the Scandinavian tournament in Finland later on this summer.
The winner in tölt was Gry Hagelund and Hrynjandi frá Fagereng receiving a score of 8.00 in the finals. Agnes Helga Helgadóttir was the winner in four gaits riding Gná frá Jacobsgarden with a score of 7.43 but Gry and Hrynjandi were in second place.
The winner in five gaits was Camilla Mood Havig riding Herjann frá Lian. The young adults class was also very strong and it was none else than Hvinur frá Holtsmúla who was the winner in tölt, and his rider was Elise Lundhaug.
The announcement for the National team of Noeway was on Saturday evening, and many known names were there as well as new team members.
Nils Christian Larsen will compete with Rey frá Dalbæ, the horse he was riding in the finals at the lase WC, Camilla Mood Havig will be bringing the horse Herjan frá Lian who also is the horse she rode at SC last year. Stian Petersen will be bringing a new horse, Léttir frá Hellesylt and it will be exciting to watch his performance with this new horse.
But there are other stars, because Hvinur frá Holtsmúla will be a representative of the Norwegian team, with his rider Elise Lundhaug and they will be competing the young adults class also B-Moll frá Vindási the horse Þorvaldur Árni brought to the last WC and is also in the Norwegian national team and his rider is Mari Soot Kristiansen. It is clear that the Norwegian national team has great potential at the Scandinavian tournament. -hg
The Norwegian national team consists of the following riders and horses:
Guro Espeland - Zorro fra Grimssstôdum
Oda Ugland - Harekur fra Vindasi
Alexandra Jonassen - Raukur fra Austre
Elise Lundhaug - Hvinur fra Holtsmula
Cassandra Westlie - Erpur fra Brenno
Stine Helene Sørvåg - Ljosvaki fra Akureyri
Liv Runa Sigtryggsdottir - Svadilfari fra Bergkåsa
Thomas Larsen - Harry fra Stugudal (egen reserve Glettingur fra Krøigaard)
Tonje Iren Keiserås - Heljar fra Kambi
Melinda Majer Ommundsen - Ari fra Ågreneset
Nils Christian Larsen - Reyr fra Dalbæ
Anne Stine Haugen - Kveikur fra Lian
Mari Soot Kristiansen - B-Moll fra Vindasi
Gry Hagelund - Hrynjandi fra Fagereng
Anine Lundh - Magni fra Stangarholti
An-Magritt Morset - Hvatur fra Hvitanesi
Agnes Helga Helgadottir - Gna fra Jakobsgården
Tina Kalmo Pedersen - Hrefna fra Ebru
Camilla Mood Havig - Herjann fra Lian
Stian Pedersen - Lettir fra Hellesylt
Anette Øverås - Brjann fa Stora Asi
Martin Rønnestad - Tigull fra Skaney
Hanne Smidesang - Vøkull fra Kopavogi
Tom Espen Venås - Tvistur fra Brædratungu
Anita Nielsen - Valtyr fra Kirkjuæ