In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 30 January, don’t miss our ‘Bloodstock special’, including a Dawn Approach feature, new stallion guide 2014 and more. Also read our feature on the four-beat canter — is it a problem or progress? Plus read all the news and reports from the week.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 30 January 2014

Bloodstock special

  • Dawn Approach: Sheikh Mohammed’s breeding operation welcomes its hot newcomer to Darley
  • Breeding for success: does covering the best mares with the best stallions explain record prices at auction?
  • UK stud industry: H&H finds out how the smaller studs make their businesses a success
  • New stallion guide 2014: we take a look at the brightest recruits to the breeding sheds

Features

  • Hunt heroes: Tom Firr from the Exmoor loathes pigs, kicks and bites, but it’s hard to find a tougher horse
  • The future of canter: H&H asks if the four-beat canter is considered a problem or progress?

Reports

  • Racing: Cheltenham, Doncaster and Leopardstown
  • Racing comment: Brough Scott
  • Hunting: Thurlow and Bedale
  • Point-to-point: Larkhill, Higham, Jedforest and more
  • Point-to-point comment: Jacqueline Coward
  • Dressage: Merrist Wood, The Cabin and highlights
  • Foreign show in focus: Zurich
  • Showjumping: Addington, Solihull, Hand and more
  • Showjumping comment: William Funnell
  • Brits abroad: showjumping and dressage

News

  • How British showjumping came to dominate the world again
  • Why Qatar is the new superpower in horse sport
  • Tweseldown sees off closure by environmental group

Regulars

  • Letters: have your say
  • Ask H&H: how do I find the perfect fit of saddle?
  • Subscription offer: sign up today for huge savings
  • The moment: Natasha Baker

Classified

  • Horses for sale: new on the market this week

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