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
Spare a thought for out-of-hours veterinary teams this week, as they abandon their own yuletide festivities for equine emergencies. Andrea Oakes discovers the ups and downs of Christmas duty
Expert advice from H&H on how to recognise mud fever, what treatment is necessary and how to avoid the condition from taking hold
Rick Farr of Farr & Pursey Equine Vets shares his expert advice on how to clear up cellulitis in horses
When a newly qualified vet turns up to treat your horse, how confident can you be about their capabilities? Lesley Barwise-Munro MRCVS outlines the journey from vet school to ‘real-life’ equine practice
When you’re an equine vet, tasked with saving horses’ lives, things shouldn't go wrong but inevitably they do, as six equine vets reveal...
Making end-of-life arrangements for your horse may not be high on your agenda, but these difficult decisions can be easier to deal with ahead of time, as Andrea Oakes finds out
A National Hunt racehorse who suffered a serious fracture to a hind cannon bone has made a miraculous recovery winning her first race after a year off. Miss Tiggy, who is in the care of Grand National-winning trainer Lucinda Russell (One For Arthur), had her winning run at Ayr on…