This year’s Horse of the Year Show may have only finished on Sunday, but we’re already wondering when it’s OK to start getting excited about the 2017 equestrian extravaganza. It’s not hard to work out why we’re still on a HOYS high — and that’s before we’ve even started on the emotional roller coaster of the showjumping and showing classes…

Don’t miss the full report from HOYS in this week’s issue of Horse & Hound magazine (13 October 2016)