In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 23 January, don’t miss our features, including ‘Competing mothers’ — following the arrival of Zara’s baby we ask top equestrian mums how they juggle riding with parenthood. Plus our feature on why some riders believe leasing a horse is an effective alternative to buying or loaning, and read all the news and reports from the week.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 23 January 2014

Features

  • Competing mothers: H&H asks top equestrian mums how they juggle riding with parenthood
  • Hunt heroes: “big, round and orange”, we meet hunt secretary’s mount Pumpkin, a 17hh dream horse
  • Leasing a horse: why some riders believe this is an effective alternative to buying and loaning
  • Supplement special: give your horse a spring boost with help from H&H’s pick of the latest supplements

Reports

  • Hunting: Wynnstay and Derby, Notts & Staffs Beagles
  • Hunting comment: Richard Gurney
  • Racing: Ascot and Haydock
  • Racing comment: Daryl Jacob
  • Point-to-point: Tiverton and West Percy
  • Point-to-point comment: Darren Edwards
  • Foreign show in focus: Leipzig
  • Showjumping: Arena UK, Kingsbarn and round-ups
  • Brits abroad: showjumping in Florida and Europe
  • Dressage: Addington, Keysoe and highlights
  • Dressage comment: Carl Hester

News

  • Modernise or die — is it the end of the road for tack shops?
  • World War I horses commemorated in centenary year
  • Calls to split high speed endurance into separate discipline

Regulars

  • Letters: have your say
  • Ask H&H: am I covered to take a friend’s horse in my lorry?
  • Vet clinic: dealing with winter worries
  • Subscription offer: sign up today for huge savings
  • The moment: Sam Watson

Classified

  • Horses for sale: new on the market this week

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