Since 1992, young dressage horses have converged at the World Breeding Dressage Championships to gauge their development among the world’s elite. Judges evaluate the horses on overall impression as a dressage horse in the five-, six-, and seven-year-old divisions. 

 

Athletes interested in earning in an invitation to the Championships should review the Selection Procedures and Application Instructions in Additional Resources below. 

 

2018 World Breeding Dressage Championships

August 2-5, 2018 | Ermelo, Netherlands (NED)

Questions?   Contact Hannah Niebielski, Director, Dressage National Programs

Additional Resources

2018 Qualifying Competition Calendar

Please note: updates to competitions (e.g. date changes) may be posted at any time – please check regularly for updated calendars.

Selection Procedures for the 2018 FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Dressage (Five, Six, & Seven Year Olds)

The 2018 FEI World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Dressage (“the FEI WBD Championships”) will be organized under FEI rules with the support of the World Breeding Federation for Sport Horses (WBFSH). These Selection Procedures are subject to change at any time in order to remain in compliance with FEI/WBFSH guidelines for selection for these Championships.

How to Complete the Application of Intent for Dressage National Championships

Step-by-Step directions on how to complete the Application of Intent for Dressage National Championships

2018 Qualifying Competition Calendar Notice to FEI WBC Managers - Updated 1.31.2018

Please note: updates may be posted at any time – please check regularly for an updated memo. Designated qualifying competition must comply with the outlined requirements stated in the Notice as well as the USEF Dressage Rules, USEF General Rules, and Selection Procedures/Qualifying Requirements which apply to these 2018 Qualifying Competitions.