William Funnell: The league is elitist and inaccessible *H&H VIP*

  • Opinion

    We have been hearing lately about attempts to bring European entry fees in line with USA [news, 20 April] which is about as ridiculous as the FEI’s constitution. When you consider that 80% of horses registered with the FEI come from Europe, the fact that every vaguely equestrian country from across the world has an equal vote on these rule changes makes it completely unrepresentative. Why are certain countries in Africa, for example, having a say in how we run our livelihood? It should be pro rata to the number of FEI horses registered.