The prestigious Longines FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Dressage Championships for Young Horses will be held for the second time in Ermelo, Netherlands, from August 3rd to 6th 2017.
Accommodating 97 riders from 24 countries, the World Breeding Dressage Championships has a large international competitor field. No less than 123 combinations will make their appearance. 20 studbooks have send in representatives that will compete for the title.
Leading studbook is the Royal Dutch Sporthorse Studbook (KWPN), that is represented by 31 horses at the world championships.
The Hannoveraner Verband is the runner up with 20 participating horses, followed by the Oldenburger Verband.
Also the Danish Warmblood Studbook is bringing a significant number of horses to Ermelo; eleven horses will defend the honour of the studbook.