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
Online scammers are getting more and more convincing, so H&H offers expert tips to help you protect yourself
Alfalfa is ideal for helping to build great top line, being abundant in essential amino acids compared to other fibre sources and low in starch to avoid excitable behaviour
Some stallions will be busy competing as well as fulfilling their breeding duties this season. Emma Houghton MRCVS outlines the challenges of managing a horse that does both.
From focusing on the best mare lines to making good business decisions, Lynne Crowden of Woodlander Stud shares her tips for breeders
Rick Farr of Farr & Pursey Equine Vets shares his expert advice on arthritis
It’s the go-to solution for aches, pains and high temperatures, but how does bute work and is it safe? Roger Lee MRCVS has the facts you need to know
The girth just holds your saddle on, right? Actually, choosing and fitting a girth requires as much careful consideration as the rest of your tack...
Horse & Hound's sport horse breeding columnist on the heartache and hard work involved in breeding
Whatever your preference or circumstances regarding turnout, it is important to look at your horse as an individual and make the decision based on what is right — and works — for them
Does a hard-working pony require a special diet, or just a scaled-down version of a horse’s rations? Peter Green MRCVS outlines the latest veterinary research about feeding, breeding and stable coughs
Muddling folklore with fact where colic is concerned can lead to confusion — and fatal consequences. Thijs de Bont MRCVS sets the record straight with the latest scientific thinking
The showcase will feature Olympic champion Big Star and a host of other exciting UK-based sires
Oh electric fencing, so useful yet so infuriating. These 10 commandments may well sound familiar...
With the cold, wet weather now here, make sure you know how to keep your veteran healthy this winter
We don’t mean to nag, but there are a few chores that, in an ideal world, you’ll have done before February arrives...
Despite advances in veterinary medicine, colic still claims lives. Tim Mair MRCVS outlines the challenges of diagnosis and treatment
Horse & Hound's sport horse breeding columnist emphasises the responsiblity of the broodmare owner
Spillers’ equine nutritionist Clare Barfoot provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how and when to feed calming supplements and how feed can affect behaviour