We wouldn’t say no to one of these showjumpers for sale this week — scopey but careful jumpers, with the right attitude and a healthy dose of potential

As the sun starts to come out and the mud dries up, now is the time to banish thoughts of a winter spent attacking mud and bag yourself one of these great greys

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How to buy an eventer: what to look for

Eventing is often deemed to be the ultimate test of horse and rider, but with so much to ask, what do top riders prioritise when they’re looking to buy an eventer?

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How to sell your horse without being conned

Scams are as common in horse sales as any other transaction. Here is some advice to help vendors avoid being tricked

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Thief masqueraded as professional rider [H&H VIP]

A conman stole an event rider’s identity and tricked a vendor into handing over their horse without being paid — and now the horse has disappeared

Online scammers are getting more and more convincing, so H&H offers expert tips to help you protect yourself

H&H asks top riders and producers what they look for when buying a new dressage horse

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How to buy a showjumper: top riders’ tips

When you’re looking to buy a showjumper it’s easy to get lost among the endless lists of adverts promising the next jumping superstar, so H&H helps you sort out the wheat from the chaff

8 beautiful bay horses to buy this week

Are you the kind of person who is always drawn to bays on the hunt for your next horse? Take a look at our pick of smart bays on the market this week

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How do you find the perfect Pony Club pony?

Rarer than rubies, more valuable per ounce than gold, as sought after as truffles, the Pony Club gem is top of every mother’s Christmas list. But how do you go about finding one?