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Calls for side saddles to combat shortage

Desperate call for second-hand equipment due to increased popularity of side saddle riding

Sizing Europe (right) battles with Finian's Rainbow at Cheltenham in 2012

Guide to owning a racehorse launched

A new guide to owning a racehorse has been launched by the Racehorse Owners Association (ROA)

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Godolphin makes move to Australia

Sheikh’s racing operation is to establish itself in a new location

Carl Hester teaches Lucinda Green on Valegro

Would you like to train with Carl Hester?

The H&H Training Academy brings you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

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Cheltenham champion See More Business dies

The 1999 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner See More Business has died aged 24

Nick Skelton and Big Star win Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen

Big Star out of action for a year

Nick Skelton’s Olympic gold medal-winning partner Big Star faces 12 months on the sidelines after a recurrence of a leg injury

HORSE SHOW

Week in pictures: 25 July 2014

If you’re feeling out of the loop on the equestrian sport front this week, take a look at our picture desk’s pick of photos across the disciplines to get you up to speed on what’s been going on

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MP acts to tackle fly-grazing crisis

Changes in legislative powers are being pushed for by MP to prevent illegal grazing

Twiggy the rescued foal

Rescued foal provides therapy for elderly

A foal found on the side of a busy road is the new star of a miniature horse therapy business.

Picture by Richard Marwood/rfmequinephotos.com

Should more cross-country fences collapse on impact? [H&H VIP]

After the recent death of two eventers, some experts believe the sport needs to invest more in safety fence technology

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Aachen review: what do the results mean for Britain ahead of WEG? [H&H VIP]

As Germany dominates in all three disciplines at Aachen, could this signal disappointment for Britain at next month’s World Equestrian Games?

Endurance Horse Race in Jordan's Wadi Rum

Dutch endurance team selection prompts resignation of senior official

Technical committee chairman resigns following Dutch endurance team selection

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Irish Olympic rider Tommy Brennan dies

The Irish eventing legend has passed away at the age of 74

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Londoners pay tribute to war horses

The one million horses that took part in World War 1 were remembered in a pageant held last weekend

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Inspire Polo shoot

Nick Scholfield’s blog: a first attempt at polo and judging at Hickstead

Nick takes part in a jockeys v eventers polo match and is honoured to have been asked to judge at Hickstead

Peterborough Hound Show 16 07 2014

John Holliday: Surely not at Peterborough? [H&H VIP]

John Holliday looks back on his judging engagements and discusses the goings-on in the harrier ring at the Festival of Hunting

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Luke Tomlinson: The challenge of team selection [H&H VIP]

After controversy regarding the team selected to play in the Coronation Cup, Luke Tomlinson explains the selection criteria

Hovis summer field

Hovis’ Friday diary: being a mare-magnet

Hovis has been blistering hot this week and is hoping it will cool down soon — he has also been getting rather lucky with the ladies of the yard…

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Mark Todd: a stint in the scorers’ seat [H&H VIP]

H&H’s eventing columnist shares his scoring experience and views on some popular events

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Highlights

The British Horse Society Supreme Ridden Horse Championship - Katie Jerram and Dunbeacon

10 vintage moments at the Royal International Horse Show [H&H VIP]

As we all look forward to this week’s Royal International Horse Show (29 July-3 August 2014), H&H picks out some of the stand out supreme performances and King George V Gold Cup jump-offs that we won’t forget

Michael Owen at Manor Stables shoot 10-6-2014

A day in the life of Michael Owen’s racing yard Manor House Stables

H&H visits Manor House Stables in Cheshire to meet Michael Owen and trainer Tom Dascombe — and to find out what the daily timetable looks like for the team

A racehorse at exercise

What’s new in muscle research? [H&H VIP]

Muscle diseases can cause weakness, pain and distress, yet pinpointing the exact cause and nature of a condition can be challenging. H&H explains how research is unravelling the complexity of ‘tying-up’

Jousting Displays

6 horsey things to do this week

Stuck for things to do? We’ve picked a selection of equestrian events to keep boredom at bay over the next 7 days

Michael Owen with Destiny's Kitten out side Manor House Stables

Exclusive look inside Michael Owen’s Manor House Stables [VIDEO/PICS]

Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the former footballer’s Manor House Stables in Cheshire

Meet gorgeous foals of 2014: in pictures

There’s no quicker way to cheer yourself up than the sight of a wobbly foal — the limbier and fluffier the better

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