There is no cure for Cushing’s but with careful management, appropriate nutrition and veterinary treatment, horses can have comfortable active lives for several years with the condition

Can rolling cause a twisted gut? And should you always walk a horse suffering from colic? Professor Debra Archer finds out

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Carole Mortimer: Don’t keep horses on postage stamps of land [H&H VIP]

Read Carole Mortimer’s punchy views on why horses should not be raised or kept on small patches of land where they can’t roam or stretch their legs sufficiently

Meet gorgeous foals of 2014: in pictures

Wobbly lambs might be dominating fields around the country. But this time of year also sees the arrival of offspring a whole lot more wobbly, limbier, flufffier, unquestionably cuter — and with exciting potential

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How to reduce the risk of laminitis in horses

Take a look at our expert advice on managing horses and ponies prone to or at risk from laminitis

Read the latest vet research on surfaces in a piece guest edited by Nick Skelton

Are our horses anatomically capable of what we ask from them in dressage? Rachel Murray MRCVS finds out for guest editor Carl Hester


Live breeding web chat with Lynne Crowden

Join in our live web chat with Lynne Crowden of the Woodlander Stud NOW

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How to buy an eventer: what to look for

Eventing is often deemed to be the ultimate test of horse and rider, but with so much to ask, what do top riders prioritise when they’re looking to buy an eventer?

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Laminitis: new breakthroughs from around the world [H&H VIP]

New treatments being trialled globally are exciting vets