Before automatically attributing an outbreak of lumps to summer heat, think again. The possible causes are many and varied, discovers Andrea Oakes
While many plants can be poisonous if eaten to excess, there are some poisonous plants that horses should avoid at all costs
Come December when it's pouring with rain or we're breaking the ice on the trough, these things will be the least of our worries. But right now, here are a few summer hardships we're struggling with...
Spillers' equine nutritionist Clare Barfoot provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to add topline onto a horse who is a good-doer
There are a range of troublesome flying insects for horse owners to look out for this summer. Take a look at our useful advice on what to do if your horse is bitten
Scar tissue may be superficial or more serious, but must it spell an end to a horse’s ridden career? Stephanie Bateman investigates
Horse & Hound meets one owner whose horse is suffering from sweet itch — and finds out how she is managing the problem
Horse & Hound meets one owner whose 14.3hh all-rounder suffers from photosensitivity — and finds out how she is managing the problem
Kissing spines can cause severe pain and seriously affect a horse’s performance. Find out what the symptoms are and how it can be treated
Can blood sampling be instrumental in keeping a performance horse at the top of his game? Andy Bathe MRCVS and Rachel Read MRCVS discuss the pros and cons
As much as we look forward to the long evenings and warmer weather, summer can have its downsides too — especially if your horse or pony suffers from laminitis
Blue skies and a burgeoning competition schedule mean most riders long for the summer, but for some owners it’s not all plain sailing
Horse & Hound's sport horse breeding columnist bemoans that British breeding seems to be standing still
We might be excited about the prospect of some sun — but with it comes the pesky flies. So we asked Horse & Hound readers to reveal their handy tips for keeping flies at bay. Start stocking up...
Spillers' equine nutritionist Clare Barfoot provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to feed her weak horse for better muscle development
We all know about applying sun cream to our skin to avoid burning and skin damage — but how often do you remember your horse?
Dry conditions can create firm going underfoot, meaning hard times for competition horses. Dr Liz Barr offers advice for surviving the season and beyond
Dressage rider and self-confessed "control freak" Sarah Millis shows H&H readers how to produce plaits which will wow the judges
Enjoy the sunshine but beware of sunburn — reduce your horse’s exposure to damaging UV rays this summer, with advice from Dr Philip Ivens
Rick Farr of Farr & Pursey Equine Vets shares his expert advice on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or equine asthma, how to manage it and what you can expect