In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 20 February, don’t miss our ‘Mares special’ issue, including hunt heroes, our feature on the key to a successful mare and we take a look at the top mares currently competing. Plus we go behind the scenes at irish showjumper Billy Twomey’s yard and read all the news and reports from the week.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 20 February 2014

Mares special

  • Hunt heroes: brave little mare Jasmine, who makes nothing of the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale hedges
  • Managing mares: is there a growing trend in mares competing at top level and what is the key to their success?
  • Britain’s best mares: we take a look at the current top mares in the country competing across the disciplines

Features

  • Access all areas: we visit irish showjumper Billy Twomey at home
  • Saddlery and tack: 30 bits you need to know about plus the latest ergonomic products

Reports

  • Racing: Ascot, Haydock and Wincanton
  • Bloodstock: comment
  • Racing comment: Daryl Jacob
  • Hunting: Golden Valley, West Somerset and more
  • Hunting comment: John Holliday
  • Point-to-point: news and views
  • Point-to-point comment: Darren Edwards
  • Showjumping: Keysoe, South View, and more
  • Showjumping comment: William Funnell
  • Brits abroad: showjumping from USA and Europe
  • Dressage: Bishop Burton, Addington and highlights

News

  • Flooding: further damage could be yet to come
  • Dressage returns to Royal Windsor Horse Show

Regulars

  • Letters: have your say
  • Ask H&H: dealing with muddy gateways
  • Property: Common Agricultural Policy reforms
  • Vet clinic: racehorse Rachel Alexandra’s fight for life
  • Subscription offer: sign up today for huge savings
  • The moment: Richard Dunwoody

Classified

  • Horses for sale: new on the market this week

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