Dr David Marlin explains why riders shouldn't think a horse that coughs during its warm-up is in the best of health
Now that the summer has arrived, horse owners need to be prepared for the flies, sunburn and hard ground that are the inevitable result, so here are H&H's summer tips to help you and your horse keep your cool
Find out how to preventing your horse from becoming dehydrated and signs to look out for
We might be excited about the prospect of some sun — but with it comes the pesky flies. So we asked readers to reveal their handy tips for keeping flies at bay. Start stocking up...
Riders love sunshine, but the rise in temperature can impact on your horse. Make sure his time in the sun is as enjoyable as possible with the following handy advice
Here’s what you need to know about your horse’s tongue — a vital yet often over-looked part of the equine anatomy
Abscesses are the most common hoof problem according to a new survey. Research conducted over a month, ending 18 March, asked more than 600 horses owners about hoof injuries and their relationship with the farrier. Abscesses accounted for 47.92% of hoof issues, followed closely by cracks and splits (47.74%) and…
Ceiling fans, avoiding watercourses and oiling coats — don’t let sweet itch cause you and your horse misery this summer
Coping with a catastrophe calls for a cool head and an understanding of how horses and humans react under stress, as Karen Coumbe MRCVS explains
Reports of resistance and re-emergence in the worm world mean that targeted treatment is more important than ever. Cara Hallowell-Evans MRCVS debunks some of the myths of modern worm control
It has been a predominantly warm, wet winter for much of the UK, but unusually mild temperatures are not necessarily a good thing for our horses. Andrea Oakes investigates what it might mean for equine health
Everyone has their tried and trusted ways of fittening horses, but how many of these methods stand up to scientific scrutiny? In preparation for the spring season, Dr David Marlin reveals the latest thinking in conditioning horses for competition
As a horse-owner, winter can be a struggle. Follow our expert tips to get the most out of your riding time this winter
Find out how to make the most out of your horse's hard feed during the winter months
We don’t mean to nag, but there are a few chores that, in an ideal world, you’ll have done before February arrives...
With record high temperatures this winter, snow is unlikely to be high on your list of worries. But there's no harm in being prepared, says Lottie Butler
When you're out in the wind, rain and cold, you may wonder why you have horses at all, but H&H is here to remind you why we do it
Call us high maintenance, but there are some things in our tackroom that we're not sure we could survive without...
Thieves targeting livery yards are going for a quick fix — items that can be stolen then sold on easily. So how can you protect your premises?
Expert advice from H&H on how to recognise mud fever, what treatment is necessary and how to avoid the condition from taking hold