H&H’s eventing blogger Rosie Fry takes a break in Croatia with friends, after a busy Barbury and Tweseldown with Arise Cavalier, Abakala Flagmount and In Vogue II

Andrew Sallis recalls some embarrassing incidents at hound shows and builds up to judging hounds at the Festival of Hunting

The view of the countryside near Hartpury

Fizz Marshall’s therapy blog: Summer time

In her latest update from the Therapy Centre at Hartpury, Fizz is feeling the heat and excited about her new trot-up strip

Epsom downs oaks 2008

Ralph Beckett: Nothing will change [H&H VIP]

Ralph Beckett discusses the difficulties for trainers and jockeys with clashes of high-profile race meetings on the same day


Chloe Vell’s dressage blog: Young horses and new experiences

From being horseless, Chloe now has two four-year-olds to ride — taking Chloe to her first ever young horse classes — and Kaja is on the mend

Another sad week for Hovis as he says goodbye to one more dear friend — plus a rather eventful bathtime thanks to his ‘prancing’ mother…

Our blogger has marked a major milestone in her recovery with her first ride on a horse since her accident in 2012


Sophie Wells’ dressage blog: Quick changes and WEG selection

Sophie’s whirlwind summer continues with her first senior international grand prix freestyle, and she gets the much-anticipated call to find out whether she is on the para team for WEG

Touchwood Stud 10.3.11

Carole Mortimer’s sport horse comment: Making the kindest cut [H&H VIP]

Why are so many young colts kept entire? And why were the prices at the recent Brightwells auction so dismal? Carole Mortimer wonders whether breeders are delivering what buyers want and whether buyers need to readjust their price expectations for a decent sport horse

Annandale Maria 2

Loraine Homer’s showing blog: a purple patch of HOYS tickets

Our showing blogger introduces us to two new equine faces who have recently joined their team