Learn more about the fences used for the World Championships

The fences used in the world championship course at ECCO FEI World Championships have been produced with a focus on beautiful design and high quality of the materials. The obstacles are build using material like recyclable birch plywood, recyclable fir wood, water-based paint etc. 

There are both the classical sponsored fences, as well as a series of themed fences, focusing on sights and symbols from Denmark.

The Trolls 

Denmark is the land of the trolls! Those droll little creatures really do originate in Denmark, the original Troll was designed in 1959 by Thomas Dam. 

The Swans 

The Mute Swan, native to Denmark, as well as the National Bird of Denmark. The popularity of the swan is often connected the role of the swan in the fairytale “The Ugly Duckling” by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen.

Hans Christian Andersen 

The Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen is known and loved worldwide for his literary fairy tales. He is one of the immortals of world literature. His most famous fairy tales include "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Mermaid". 

Men at Sea 

Men at Sea is a 9 metre tall monument of four seated males, located near the Danish city of Esbjerg on the Danish West Coast. The monument was designed by Svend Wiig Hansen and installed in October 1995 and is a landmark of Esbjerg. 


Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen, Denmark, lined by brightly coloured 17th and early 18th century townhouses. It is one of Copenhagen's most iconic sights. 


Light Houses 

Along the coast of Northern Jutland, you will find some of the most iconic lighthouses in Denmark. The lighthouses are leading seafarers safely along the coast. 

Wall - “The World” 

Herning2022 is aiming to create a new benchmark for sustainability at major sports events worldwide. The green wall with the world map is a symbol of this ambition. 


Denmark is a leading country when it comes to sustainability and the windmills are a great example of this. Since the 1970s, Denmark has been pioneering the development of commercial wind power, and today approximately 50% of Danish electricity consumption is covered by wind power. 


The Marguerite Daisy is the National Flower of Denmark. The beautifully summery flower with showy white petals is found and cultivated in abundances in Denmark.