Alice Naber-Lozeman (44) of the Netherlands, formerly completed Badminton in 2002 – her first and last visit.
Alice is based near Biddinghuizen in the province of Flevoland, 40k East of Zwolle, where with her husband Gert, she runs a training centre and Eventing School.
Alice was born on a farm and was put on a horse before she could walk. Her father Gerrit Lozeman competed in European and World Championships (’79-’87).
In 1987 with her first horse, Why Not, she competed in the Junior European Championships. She has also represented The Netherlands at senior level in three European Championships (1999, 2001 & 2003) and was Dutch champion in 1996, 2000, 2004 & 2008 and then consecutively in 2013, 2014 and 2015 the hat-trick scored on the same horse ACSI Peter Parker. In 2014 she was named sportswoman of the year in the municipality of Dronten.
She is married to Gert Naber who has also represented the Netherlands in eventing (European Championships 2003). The couple has two daughters; Leida (11) & Jantien (8). Alice will be celebrating her 45th birthday on cross-country day, 7th May.
Harry Belafonte is a 13-year-old German-bred gelding (Hessen). He is by the leading thoroughbred sire Heraldik (sire of Happy Times, Butts Abraxxas, Avedon and Leon, Halunke, Karascada M). He is out of a mare (Zamira) by the Dutch-bred Zamiro a son of Ramiro. Harry came to Alice in 2011, acquired from German rider Bernd Backhaus, the son of the breeder, who started him at two-star level. Bernd evented his dam Zamira and competed his grand dam (Weinkonigin) in showjumping. Weinkonigen is the dam of Weinkonig 3 (by Heraldik) who was formerly competed by Kathryn Robinson and Giovanni Ugolotti.
17.0hh, bay, gelding
Sire Heraldik XX
Coral Estate, Scherpenzeel, Netherlands
Naber-Lozeman VOF, Biddinghuizen, Netherlands