This month marks the 35th anniversary of Pat Parelli’s first seminar. H&H talks to the trainer himself and finds out what others make of his methods
The dressage warm-up area can be an intimidating place for both you and your horse. Here's some advice on how to ride the perfect warm-up for maximum results
Horse & Hound's dressage editor Alice Collins, who is currently competing at prix st georges level, shares her simple steps for achieving the perfect canter
Debby Lush, a List One British Dressage (BD) judge and a registered BD trainer, gives the solutions to your queries
While there isn’t a fast-track way to make you a better rider, lungeing sessions are the next best thing. Here are five expert tips that will transform the way you sit in the saddle
The prolific event rider shares his advice and knowledge when it comes to jumping
Four-star event rider Coral Keen provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to prevent too much neck bend and improve straightness while riding on the flat
Welcome to your ninth, and final, e-Training lesson with grand prix rider Keith Robertson. This week Keith explains how to improve your stretch on a circle with a view to improving your prelim test riding — and we focus on prelim 19.
Even at BE100 getting your timing wrong can scupper your hopes of success. We asked the experts for their tips on achieving the optimum time going cross-country
If you work full time in an office and can’t ride before or after work in the week, there are ways to exercise at your desk to help with your riding fitness. H&H finds out how
Welcome to your eighth e-Training lesson with Keith Robertson. This week Keith explains how to ride super serpentines with a view to improving your prelim test riding — and we focus on prelim 18.
You know that the perfect coach could turn around your season, you’re just not sure how to find one. H&H finds out...
Welcome to your seventh e-Training lesson with Keith Robertson. This week Keith explains how to ride beautiful transitions with the view to improving your prelim test riding. This week we focus on prelim 17.
However much we have prepared, things don't always go exactly to plan on competition day. Top riders tell us how they stay focused when their competition plans go adrift
After years of fearlessly riding other people's 'project' horses, Victoria Brant was finally in a position to buy her own horse. But after opting for a four-year-old warmblood, she quickly realised she had made a mistake...
Find out what small things can make a big difference to your show day success
Find out how you can use hacking to school your horse and improve the bond between the two of you
This week we focus on accuracy, rhythm and impulsion so that you can really push up your percentages when riding prelim 15.
Trainers are not always known for their tact or diplomacy. 'Tell it like it is' is the order of the day. All trainers have their own little idiosyncratic phrases, but you may well recognise them as variations of the following…
Four-star event rider Coral Keen provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to teach a horse to extend without running