Jacobien Dwerse Hagen for Jos Verlooy.
Jacobien (Va-Vite x Querlybet Hero) is leaving the Spits family to join Euro Horse where he will now be ridden by Jos Verlooy.
His dam Felitia vd Meerputhoeve competed to Grand Prix under the saddle of the German Katrien Eckermann and is none other than the maternal half-sister of Clarissa Crotta's star, West Side vd Meerputhoeve (Baloubet du Rouet).
Last year, Jacobien won the Belgian Junior Champion title after representing Belgium at the 2017 European Junior Championships in Samorin under Thibaut Spits. In 2018, Jacobien also won the Grand Prix** of Mechelen and Lier with Patrick Spits.