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
Can you future-proof your horse's health? Andrea Oakes asks veterinary experts for their advice
A complex operation to divert the course of his urinary tract has given a teenaged gelding a new lease of life. Andrea Oakes reports
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
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?
Spillers' equine nutritionist Clare Barfoot provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to feed to help manage sweet itch
Dust levels in some stables and indoor schools are worryingly high, and is it really possible to calm stressy types? Peter Green MRCVS outlines the latest in veterinary research
When lying by a pool is not on the agenda, H&H finds out how to get through a hot spell with your horse this summer
H&H followed Francis Whittington's groom Sharon Mepham for the day at Tweseldown to find out what life is like on the road with a top rider
Rick Farr B.Sc (Hons), B.V.Sc, MRCVS of Farr & Pursey Equine Veterinary Services shares his expert advice on laminitis
Ceiling fans, avoiding watercourses and oiling coats — don’t let sweet itch cause you and your horse misery this summer
Summer is finally here (for the moment), and with it comes the light, warmth and much more besides. This is what we've all been waiting for...
Summer is at last here and as the temperature steadily rises and the competition season gets into full swing, you have the bright idea of bathing your horse. What four-legged animal with a mind of its own doesn’t appreciate a nice bubble bath?
Will a new scheme monitoring veterinary practice standards mean better care for our horses? Tim Mair FRCVS explains how accreditation works
At first glance, it's difficult to work out whether pictures of showjumper Jamie Gornall's North Yorkshire yard are computer-generated plans of some kind of equestrian idyll — or if this is real life
Navigating the often bewildering world of bits can be daunting. Andrea Oakes finds out whether bitting clinics could be the answer
Is your horse on the move? Dr David Marlin explains how to ease the transition to a new environment and minimise the risk of illness or reduced performance
We know that ground conditions can be detrimental to horses' limbs, but what effects do they actually have and what are the signs that something is wrong?
Fights and flying heels can soon put horses at pasture in peril, but careful management brings harmony to the herd, as Gemma Pearson MRCVS explains