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New guidelines for WBCYH in Ermelo 2018

The guidelines for the FEI-WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships for Young Horses effective as of January 2018 have now been approved and published.

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The basic principles for entry include:


  • Entries are only possible by national federations
  • National federations that have WBFSH member studbooks operating in their country receive a quota per age group which is determined in close cooperation of the FEI and the WBFSH
  • The selection procedures for horses should be determined by the national federations in close cooperation with the studbooks in their country
  • The horses entered must achieve minimum eligibility requirements as a horse-athlete combination in that calendar year
  • In order to fill up the number of horses entered into each age category up to maximum 40, the FEI – in close cooperation with the WBFSH, the NF of the OC and the OC – may extend invitations for additional horses


The FEI-WBFSH World Dressage Breeding Championships for Young Horses 2018 take place in Ermelo, The Netherlands from 2nd to 5th August 2018.

To read the complete guidelines for the championships, click HERE


For more information on the championships and to download the schedule when it becomes available, visit