At last we are able to enjoy some warm weather — but that means 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…
Buttercups are a common feature on many equine pastures, but how much of a problem are they and what risks do they pose to horses?
Should you turn out your horse 24/7 or should they come in? We ask some experts and get the low down from some other equestrians to find out
Do your paddocks resemble the aftermath of a battle field? This step-by-step guide will have your paddocks back to health in no time
Thinking of buying a lean youngster, or taking on a horse who could be in better condition? Kieran O’Brien MRCVS discusses the implications
We may have hoped that spring was just around the corner, but then the 'Beast from the East' arrived, delivering another covering of the white stuff...
Have you ever wondered whether turning out on frosty grass could be harmful to your horse’s digestive system? Here's what you need to know...
For horses confined to their stable and owners wanting to spend the best possible time with them, we bring you our pick of products to help keep your box-rested horse happy
Enjoy a taster of what Pony Club members can expect when they take part in the horse and pony care competition
When a horse loses a companion or field-mate, do they also feel loss? Veterinary behaviourist Gemma Pearson MRCVS shares her thoughts on the matter
If you'd like to offer your horse an unusual treat, then find out from the experts which types of fruit and veg are a good choice to try
Whether horizontal or vertical, hoof cracks can vary in size and degree of severity. Richard Stephenson MRCVS outlines causes, treatments and prevention
Retirement livery yards typically specialise in caring for old or injured horses, providing a useful service for owners without their land
An abscess in the hoof can be excruciatingly painful for the horse but this common problem is normally quite straightforward to treat
We don’t mean to nag, but there are a few chores that, in an ideal world, you’ll have done before February arrives...
Expert advice from H&H on how to recognise mud fever, what treatment is necessary and how to avoid the condition from taking hold
Making end-of-life arrangements for your horse may not be high on your agenda, but these difficult decisions can be easier to deal with ahead of time, as Andrea Oakes finds out
As a horse-owner, winter can be a struggle. Follow our expert tips to get the most out of your riding time this winter
Ricky Farr MRCVS gives some helpful tips on how to keep your horse’s hooves healthy through the winter with some easy to follow preventative measures like these...
Here are nine things to consider when assessing whether your horse is feeling cold