The Dispute Between GCL And The FEI: Why It’s A Big Deal For The Horses – Chronicle of the Horse

Many people have heard about the FEI’s attempts to stop the Global Champions League team show jumping series, but few are involved. While the popular Longines Global Champions Tour operates under FEI rules, the GCL – a creation of GCT owners Jan Tops and Frank McCourt – seeks to operate as an unsanctioned event outside of FEI established sport, and the Belgian courts have temporarily allowed them to continue based on the allegations that the FEI’s exclusivity clause violated the European Union fair competition laws.

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