In conjunction with today’s Horse & Hound magazine (20 February edition), which has 12 pages dedicated to the rise of mares as successful competiton horses at the highest level, we have selected 22 top performing mares of the moment to celebrate in pictures.
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Celebrating 22 top mares: in pictures
We have selected 22 top performing mares of the moment to celebrate in pictures.