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  • 07/12/2020

    Verden will host the 2021 WBCYH in dressage

  • Thomas Bach Jensen
    Thomas Bach Jensen


  • The World Championships for young dressage horses, held in a collaboration between the FEI and WBFSH, should have been held in the German town of Verden this year, before returning to Ermelo in the Netherlands for a 3-year period. It has now been decided that the 2021 championship will be held in Verden

    Following the final cancellation of the FEI / WBFSH World Championships for young dressage horses, all parties involved have agreed to move next year's championship to Verden, Germany, which this year had to see the championship canceled due to COVID-19.

    The original plan was for a three-year agreement with Ermelo in the Netherlands, where the championships were to be held in the period 2021-2023, but it has now been moved to 2022-2024, so Verden will host the championships in 2021. Verden has held world championships for young horses for many years, only interrupted by a few years in the Dutch city of Arnhem.

    From 2016, Ermelo was to hold the championships for a three-year period until 2018, which has been extended by one year with the championship in 2019.