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FEI World Dressage Challenge

The FEI World Dressage Challenge is an International Development Competition supported and organised globally by the FEI. The aim of this Competition is to give the less experienced Dressage riders the opportunity to compete internationally without having to leave their own country.


NZL was proud to win the 2017 FEI World Challenge World team ranking. NZL has competed in this competition every year since it’s inception 37 yrs ago and has won team and individual classifications on a number of occasions. 

The 2018 event is at the Taupo  NEC on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April. This will be the first time the WDC has been held in NZL in the autumn season. Livamol are proud to again be the naming rights sponsor.

2018 Judges:  Foreign Judge  4* Sarah Giekie (USA) & National Judge Judith Cunningham (Waitemata)

Nominations will close on Friday 2nd March  on



Link to 2018 Tests & Rules

 2018 FEI WORLD DRESSAGE CHALLENGE 19_20 April Schedule

Link to World Rankings 2017