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
When the rain is driving down and you're sliding through mud to catch your horse who is wearing a drenched turnout, it's easy to question why it was such a good idea to own a horse at all
If clipping is next up on your to-do list, take a look at this video of Mary King and her former groom Jodie Summers clipping out the now retired Kings Temptress for some expert advice
We asked H&H readers to come up with their top winter survival tips. Here are some of the best...
Owners are being urged to take extra care to keep their horses safe this bonfire night
Are we prone to wrapping up our horses in too many layers? Dr David Marlin explains the science behind when — and how — to rug up