TOTAL HORSE is a brand new equestrian magazine, which is packed with everything you need to know about owning and riding horses.

From tips from international riders William Fox-Pitt and James Fisher on how to improve your competition performance, to advice on dealing with those tricking horse care dilemmas and equine emergencies, this magazine offers practical advice that everyone will undoubtedly find useful.

The first issue offers an amazing 23 pages of step-by-step training guides, provided in an easy to follow format that is bound to inspire your riding at this uneventful time of year, whatever your preferred sport.

You need look no further to find out which are the best 10 riding schools and tack shops in the UK, and how to avoid dodgy deals when buying a horse and insuring it. Plus the magazine offers a comprehensive guide to the top products of 2004 and how to look like a million dollars in the saddle, when you have only spent a fraction of that.

And if all these fantastic features aren’t enough of a draw for you, one lucky TOTAL HORSE reader will drive away a brand new Land Rover Freelander. There is also the chance to enjoy an all-expenses paid day at the races inside.

The magazine also has a 10-page TOTAL HORSE directory, which lists all the UK hunt packs, Pony Club branches, and breed societies, as well as a comprehensive list of diary dates for the forthcoming year.

TOTAL HORSE publisher Simon Hare says: “For 120 years Horse & Hound has been giving unrivalled weekly coverage of who is winning the top prizes right across the world of horse sport. Now, as riding becomes more and more popular Total Horse aims to give the ever increasing audience of aspiring riders a really practical guide to riding and owning, and an insight into how to become the stars that they to read about in Horse & Hound every week”.

Horse & Hound’s TOTAL HORSE – your complete guide to owning and riding – is out now, priced at £3.

For a full list of features in the first issue, plus the opportunity to buy the magazine online, visit: www.total-horse.com