Jane Nixon MRCVS explores the physical issues as young horses develop the foundations for future health and soundness

Nathalie and Michael Kilpatrick breed coloured sport horses at their Pintofields stud, and are fans of ‘loose-housings’ for young stock

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Turning wild youngsters into winners

Successful sport horse producer Moggy Hennessy explains why a long-handled pink feather duster is her most important tool when dealing with raw youngsters

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First shows for young horses

Expert advice from Di Lampard on taking a young horse to its first show, plus your chance to ask Di’s advice about any jumping problems you may be experiencing

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Feeding for steady growth

Practical advice from Horse & Hound on how to prevent young horses from suffering nutrition-related bone disorders

Weaning can be a highly traumatic event for a foal but good preparation and the right nutrition can make it a little bit easier

Expert advice from HORSE magazine on how to handle and teach a boisterous young filly

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Feeding a yearling

Expert advice from HORSE magazine on choosing the right diet for a young native pony

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Feeding a young horse

Expert advice from HORSE magazine on how the right diet can give your youngster a great start in life