נבחרת ישראל ברכיבה על סוסים יוצאת שוב לעולם הגדול
נבחרת ישראל ברכיבה על סוסים שוב יוצאת לדרך והפעם ל6 שבועות באמריקה הגדולה!!
נתחיל בדנטון, כ20 דקות מדאלס ונתארגן על הגט לג, קניות אחרונות ורכיבות בוקר וערב אצל ג'יני יאנג, מאמנת הקבוצה.
ב3 ליולי נגיע לקולג' סטיישון לתחרות גביע אומות העולם שם ירכבו בני הנוער על הסוסים שהגרילו ויתחרו מול 18 מדינות מהעולם.
ב13 ליולי נטוס לדנבר קולרדו לשבועיים של אימונים אצל מאמנים שונים ונבלה 4 ימים באסטס פארק- אחד היפים בקולרדו.
ב31 ליולי נטוס בחזרה לדאלס, נאסף ציוד ואת עצמנו וניסע לאוקלהומה סיטי לאליפות עולם לנוער של ה-AQHA . בתחרות זו תיקח חלק הנבחרת הישראלית כולל המלווים שהצטרפו אלינו.
רוצים גם לקחת חלק בתכנית נפלאה זו בעתיד?? איך לא?? קחו חלק בפעילויות של העמותה הישראלית לסוסי קווטר ובשנת 2016 אולי תצליחו להצרף לנבחרת
17 years old Adar Morag was born in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, and raised in Kibbutz Yotvata in the Arava Desert, in the south of Israel. Adar started riding horses at the age of 7 and has been showing Western and English All-Around classes since the age of 14 riding her trainer's horses.
As well as the ILQHA national shows, Adar showed in Italy in an all novice youth show in the summer of 2013 and accompanied the Israeli team as a non competing member of the team for the YWC in 2012 in Kreuth, Germany, taking part in all of the Team's activities and mostly helping the team members in their every day tasks over the 10 days of the show.
Adar's favorite events are Showmanship, Hunt Seat Equitation and Horsemanship. In 2013 she was high point earner in several of the classes that she competed in and was reserve high point all around earner, missing the title by one point to her friend and competitor Tal Enoshi.
In her free time, when she's not on the farm or at school, Adar enjoys reading, listening to music, long distance running and hanging out with friends. Adar is thrilled and excited to represent Israel in this year's youth world cup and hopes to do as best as she can to represent her country.
Eden Mazrafi lives in an agricultural settlement in Southern Israel called "pharan". Eden is 16 years old and has been riding horses from the age of 6 and competing from the age of 9. At her very first show Eden took home 2 blue ribbons and knew that this is what she wanted to do.
Her favorite place is the horse farm adjacent to her home, where she rides almost every day practicing and refining her work with the horse that she rides- an inexperienced horse named As Smart As Rooster that she has been riding and teaching by herself with help from her coach. .The connection with the horse Smarty, a beautiful chestnut gelding was immediate and the pair achieved beautiful results together : the highest score for the year 2012-2013 in their category- a category we have in Israel for younger and inexperienced horses ridden by youth.Eden had many hobbies, she loves to jog and swim, and she is active in the youth scout movement, where she helps to counsel the younger kids.
Gal Reshef is 15 years old, and was born in Kibbutz Dvir in the Negev desert near the city of Beer Sheva.
Gal started riding horses at the age of 11, and quickly after, started taking part in the ILQHA competitions.
For the past 4 years horses play a major role in Gal's daily life.
Gal's favorite events are Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Under Saddle , and she wins theses classes constantly!
Trail and Horsemanship are also disciplines that she loves .
The Youth World Cup will be the first international show that Gal will attend and she is really excited and proud to represent Israel at this great event as part of the Israeli Team.Besides riding and studying, Gal likes dancing and hanging out with friends.
Noam Regev is 17 and lives in Kibbutz Almog by the Dead sea. Noam began horseback riding when he was 7 and has not stopped training since then.
At the age of 10, Noam began to compete in ITQHA shows. Three years ago, Noam’s parents bought him his first quarter horse, Colo-nel Pick with whom he has lots of success. His favourite events are trail, showmanship and horsemanship, regularly placing first and second.
In 2013, Noam was a member of the Israeli team which participated in the Italian All-Novice Youth Quarter Horse Show in Cervia, Italy and brought home lots of ribbons and fond memories.
Noam will graduate high school this summer, and will be joining the Israeli Army next year. He is the only boy on the Israeli team coming to the USA and he is excited about participating in the Youth World Cup and the AQHA Youth World Championship Show.
Tal, 17, lives in Pardes Hanna-Karkur in Central Israel. She started taking riding lessons when she was seven, and in the past seven years riding quarter horses has been among her central occupations. Whlie not neglecting her high-school studies, Tal has regularly participated in quarter horse youth riding competitions and in riding clinics in Israel over the past several years and displayed her professional achievements in them. She has had impressive achievements in all the competitions and last year Tal was the high-point earner. Although she practices all disciplines, Tal specializes in horsemanship, showmanship and hunt seat equitation. Not owning her own horse, Tal has lots of experience riding different horses.
In the summer of 2013, Tal represented Israel in the Italian Novice Youth Quarter Horse Championships in Cervia, Italy. Upon her return, Tal joined a horseback riding instructor’s course. As a certified instructor, Tal is now training new, young riders.Tal is extremely enthusiastic about the forthcoming trip to Texas and is looking forward to taking part in the Youth World Cup as a member of Team Israel.
Oren is 15 years old and lives in Moshav Ein Yahav in the Arava Desert in the southern part of Israel.
Her riding career began when she was 4, riding in an English riding school learning show jumping and occasionally competing.
At the age of 10, she switched to western events. Oren is currently riding an accomplished trail horse and helping to train a younger horse.
Oren has been competing at the ILQHA shows and in the summer of 2013 competed in Italy in the youth novice shows. Her favour-ite events are trail, hunt seat equitation and horsemanship.
She spends lots of time riding, but when she has time, Oren enjoys drawing, writing and dancing.Oren is very excited to be the Reserve rider for Israel at the Youth World Cup and is thrilled to be able to compete in Oklahoma City at the Youth World Championships.
Adi is 17 years old and lives in Mazkeret Batia. She has been riding for 9 years, beginning with training in the English disciplines and moving into western riding after a year.
Her favourite class is trail followed by horsemanship. Recently she was become a fan of Ranch Pleasure.
Adi has been showing at the ITQHA shows for over 5 years and took part in the horse shows in Italy placing very well.Adi is very excited to be a part of the Israeli Team competing in the Youth World Cup and the Youth World Championships in August.
Hilaf is 17 years old and was born in Kibbutz Dvir in the Negev Desert near the city of Beer Sheva. Hilaf has been riding for the past nine years and showing for the past six years.
Her favourite events are trail, horsemanship and hunt seat equitation. This is Hilaf’s first time competing in an International show, and she is very excited. Hilaf is looking forward to traveling to Oklahoma City to take part in the Youth World Championships.When Hilaf is not riding she loves to read and hang out with friends.
Lidor Cohen is 17 years old, and lives in a town close to the city Be'er Sheva in the south of Israel. Lidor started riding horses at the age of 6.
When she was 12 years old she started showing at the ILQHA shows.
Since she started riding, the horses became big part of her life, she grew in the farm spending most of her time taking care of the horses, and she liked it. Lidor is an all-around rider, she mainly shows Horsemanship, Western Pleasure , Hunter Under Saddle and Hunt Seat Equita-tion. Besides riding horses, she also likes music, traveling, swimming and meeting friends.
My name is Renen Hayman and I am 14.5 years old. I live in kibbutz Dvir in the Negev.
When I was 2 years old I asked to ride a horse –at 4 years old I was allowed- and that’s what I have been doing since then….
When I was 5 I was allowed to show for the first time and at 6 years old I received my first QH for my birthday.
Today I own a QH gelding name Rawhan whom I love dearly!
Last summer I took part in the Teams participation at the show in Italy and I am very excited to be taking part in the trip to the United States and hope to show at the YWS.In my free time I like to hang around with friends.
Adi Bernat , 14 years old, was born in Haifa and now lives in Karkur.
She started riding horses at the age of 8 and began competing in the all around disciplines when she was 9 years old at the ILQHA shows.
Adi loves trail and Horsemanship and actually excels at all she does.
She will be showing at the YWS in Oklahoma this summer.