There are lots of things about owning and riding horses which bring great joy. Unfortunately, there are others more likely to come under the heading of ‘necessary evils’. Here are H&H's top 10 least favourite horse jobs...
Could the midges responsible for the deadly disease African horse sickness ever reach our shores? Matthew Robin MRCVS explains why researchers are on the case
Carl Hester has confirmed that it was not his bid that bought Uthopia for £165,000 on Friday night at auction
Rumours about who is the new owner of dressage stallion Uthopia have been spreading like wildfire on social media
For some, turnout boots are an essential part of keeping their horse protected while in the field. Others, however, believe bare is best when it comes to legs. H&H looks at the pros and cons
Rarer than rubies, more valuable per ounce than gold, as sought after as truffles, the Pony Club gem is top of every mother’s wish list. But how do you go about finding one?
From temperament to conformation, Cyden Stallion’s owner Lara Dyson explains what to look for in a stallion
In the third part of this series, Francesca Newman explains the pre-licensing process in Germany and shares news of an unfortunate setback for her stallion
Meet first-time stallion owner and dressage rider Francesca Newman as she shares her account of sending a stallion for licensing in Germany for the first time
In the second part of this series, Francesca Newman explains how the breeding approval process works in Germany and how she chose which trainer to send her stallion to
In the fourth part of this series, Francesca Newman relives the tension of the German 50-day licensing test from the owner’s perspective
In the fifth and final part of this series, Francesca Newman finds out what the judges thought of her stallion and offers advice to fellow first-time stallion owners
Want to breed from the clone of a gelded Badminton winner? Now you can as Tamarillo's clone will be covering a select number of mares this season
Marketing executive Sian Barton dreams of eventing at intermediate level and thanks to winning the Saracen Horse Feeds/Horse & Hound Ex Racehorse to Event Horse bursary, she’s about to get world class advice to help her achieve this ambition
Vanessa Macdonald, competition and leisure horse nutritionist at SPILLERS and nutrition advisor to leading show rider and producer Katie Jerram, shares her essential nutrition tips to help your horse sparkle in the show ring
Laminitis is an emergency that needs prompt action so find out how to recognise it and what to do if your horse is showing signs
H&H discovers the signs, treatment and prevention of sweet itch in horses
Riders love sunshine, but the rise in temperature can impact on your horse. Make sure his time in the sun is as enjoyable as possible with the following handy advice
It is a known killer, so why are so many owners skipping the simple safeguard of vaccination? Gil Riley MRCVS provides a timely reminder of the risks
We might be excited about the prospect of some sun — but with it comes the pesky flies. So we asked readers to reveal their handy tips for keeping flies at bay. Start stocking up...