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
Deemed a controversial subject by some, Horse & Hound asks well know names in the world of 'natural horsemanship', as well as riders competing in mainstream disciplines, what the term means to them
Welcome to the fifth e-Lesson in the series. This week Keith Robertson explains how to master your give and retake during prelim 14 and gives us some top tips for training your horse to have a soft and accepting mouth.
If you’re suffering from the winter blues, riding might just be the perfect tonic to give you a pick-me-up
Welcome to your fourth e-Training lesson with Keith Robertson. This week Keith explains how to improve your centre-lines and takes a look at prelim 13, which includes three of them!
In his latest book 'The Cobs Can! Workbook', Omar Rabia looks at progressive training exercises designed specifically for cobs. Here, ridden piaffe is introduced
Getting ready to tackle the coloured poles at a one-day event can be stressful for event riders. H&H asks the experts how to approach the second-phase warm-up
Four-star event rider Georgie Spence provides one H&H forum user with some helpful advice on how to see a stride while jumping
Welcome to your third e-Training lesson. Here Keith Robertson shares his top tips for mastering your free walk, and we focus on prelim 12.
Are you desperate for your children to learn to ride, but your partner's not so sure? Here are six reasons that should convince him or her in a flash
With horse sport, inevitably along the way we may face setbacks. We speak to top riders to find out just how they cope…
Welcome to your second e-Training lesson with Keith Robertson. This week Keith explains how to nail your halt with a view to improving your prelim test riding — and we focus on prelim 7.
Find out which venues are most likely to be open for cross-country schooling this winter and throughout the rest of the year