There's a sea of tranquil stallions at Gestut Westfalenhof in Germany - and one ultra-famous sire in disguise
A quick straw poll of the H&H staff revealed that the items below are essential for keeping their horsey lives running smoothly — from baby oil to a wind-up torch
There's stallion eye-candy galore on show at the Bockmann Horses stallion show in Germany — and sires to suit all budgets, even if the most expensive does look like 'an overblown tyre'
Alice Collins visits Germany's Sprehe Stud and finds the legendary Diamond Hit, a horse with a yin-yang face, and a little more than she bargained for in the catalogue
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
The Dutch gag is a bit that we're all familiar with — but how does it actually work and what impact does it have on your horse?
A mare’s mammary glands are often overlooked, especially if she is not being used for breeding. Rosie Naylor MRCVS outlines potential problems
Thinking about swapping your straw or shavings for wood pellets? Here's what you need to consider first...
Until now, statistical proof of the success of certain veterinary treatments has been in scant supply. Tim Mair MRCVS explains how times are changing
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
Research is shedding light on a devastating hoof disease that can affect Connemara ponies. Richard Stephenson MRCVS explains
Can equine eyeballs reveal stress levels — and do semi-feral ponies suffer from gastric ulcers? Peter Green MRCVS explains all in his research round-up
Discovery of a bone chip can lead to a dilemma over whether and when to treat. Matt Smith MRCVS explains how to weigh up the options
Find out how to make the most of the hay or haylage you feed your horse this winter
From caps and gaps to troublesome wolf teeth, Neil Townsend MRCVS outlines the importance of keeping an eye on dental health in a horse’s early years
The current facilities were last refurbished in 1993
Our sport horse breeding columnist compares horse population figures in the UK, France and Germany with some surprising results
Equine vet Richard Hepburn MRCVS outlines how to heal gastric ulcers and prevent their recurrence with a simple 12-step plan
A promising new therapy for melanoma, shown to increase survival rates in dogs, could work for horses, too. Rosie Naylor MRCVS reports
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