From horsey stereotypes to the day-to-day struggles we are all too familiar with, check out the humorous articles that have proven to be most popular with Horse & Hound readers during the past 12 months.
Call us mad, but there are some things we all end up doing on the yard that we know we shouldn’t — from wearing unsuitable shoes to mucking out in our work clothes. It turns out this feature really rang true with you too.
From constantly being covered in grey hair, battling with stable stains and spending hours washing and rewashing the same section of coat — if you’ve ever owned, ridden or cared for a grey horse, you will be able to relate to many of the following in this feature.
We’ve all been there — one minute you’re enjoying the cross-country round of your life and the next you experience that sinking feeling as you realise gravity is about to take over and, inevitably, you and the ground are going to become thoroughly acquainted. Yes, it’s that moment every rider dreads — the point of no return. We bring you 16 classic moments, all of whom we’re pleased to say could see the funny side…
If you keep your horse at a livery yard, you’ll know that the Yard Owner makes the rules, and everyone has to stick to them. Fair enough — unless your YO is completely bonkers. This feature includes some of the more unusual rules unlucky liveries have had to put up with…
From traffic to terrifying beasts such as pheasants, we state the obvious to reveal things all of us learn out hacking.
15 tongue-in-cheek reasons why you could argue mares are better than geldings. From self-preservation to greater spacial awareness, the advantages can often far outweigh any disadvantages when it comes to teaming up with a mare.
Let’s take a tongue-in-cheek look at what your horse might text you this winter — if he could use a phone, of course. From beauty tips to dating advice, here’s some words of wisdom from your four-legged friends.
Spent more time playing Mary King’s Riding Star than riding your actual pony? Fond of a polo neck? And do jodhpur clips give you the shivers? It sounds like you were a horsey child of the 90s.