William Funnell: UK needs a shop window *H&H VIP*

  • There are many reasons for the mass exodus to Europe for the showjumping tours — the better courses and the one thing we’ll never be able to improve on, the sunshine. But the simple fact is, for producers, there will never be a better shop window for your horses. If you’re looking for a seven-year-old, there are 150 to pick from — a nice horse will have a queue of people waiting outside the ring to buy it. One rider sold a horse to Qatar through the buyer seeing it on the livestream.