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

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

07/07/2007. Pony Club Camp. Near Alton, Hampshire. UK. Photo: ©Steve Bardens.

8 ideas to keep horse-mad children busy this summer [H&H VIP]

Summer holidays may be keenly anticipated by children, but parents face them with a little less relish. Here are H&H’s ideas to make the coming weeks go past in a flash

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What’s new in the world of colic? [H&H VIP]

Colic is one of the biggest equine killers, but new research is revealing vital clues about diagnosis and treatment

New Forest hounds meet the public

Andrew Sallis: Maintaining positive PR [H&H VIP]

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

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

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro may not have been beaten since January 2012, but with top horses returning to form, the world title is not a foregone conclusion

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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

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How to deal with bothersome bugs this summer [H&H VIP]

An odd swelling, scratching or general soreness could be a sign that your horse has been bitten or stung. H&H outlines what to look for and the associated risks

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Stuart Hollings: the ‘lesser spotted’ plain snaffle [H&H VIP]

H&H’s showing columnist questions why some working hunter pony jockeys don’t pay as much attention to the showing phase as they do the jumping