The owners of pampered and domesticated ponies are often encouraged to use natural seasonal variations in metabolism and food availability to control their animals’ bodyweight
For several years now, all horses in the UK have had to be microchipped by law, except for a few special exemptions. But how safe is it?
Are there gender differences in how yearlings respond to early handling, before puberty?
For reasons no one really understands, Scotland has the highest prevalence of grass sickness in the world — especially in the east between Dumfries and Inverness
Most equine vets now use digital radiography rather than traditional photographic X-ray plates, while MRI and ultrasound scans have become routine
Vets are becoming more aware of the significance of periodontal disease, which affects the base of the cheek teeth
A split pastern, where the first pastern bone cracks down the middle, is a common training and racing injury in thoroughbreds
With the cost of affiliated competition continuing to rise, many grass roots riders say they are opting to go unaffiliated instead
Horse owners might be forced to shell out for yet another expense under new plans to impose MOT-style tests on trailers
A top osteopath has warned about unprecedented levels of back pain in young riders, as the ‘Facebook generation’ takes to the saddle with inadequate strength, fitness and posture
H&H's racing columnist wonders if AP McCoy can manage where others have failed and get Ryan Moore to talk to the press
A major showing society’s announcement that hats with chinstraps would become compulsory has been met with such criticism that it has been forced to reconsider its decision
After MPs approved funding to prepare the High Speed Two (HS2) rail project, the picture is becoming clearer of the destructive effect that the new rail line would have on the equestrian community