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William Funnell: Highlighting British breeding via young horse series *H&H Plus*

Opinion

William Funnell reflects on the benefits of this very different year...

AS the days shorten, normally we’d be looking forward to moving indoors but things are looking increasingly difficult this winter. With every indicator pointing towards a second wave of the virus, the loss of Olympia and Liverpool was inevitable, but is very sad for our sport nevertheless.

For both national and international riders, Olympia is a big end-of-year goal – just to be there means you’ve had a decent season – so we will miss what is one of the most special shows in the calendar. That’s now the sixth World Cup show to drop out so it’s looking fairly fraught to say the least.

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