In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 6 February, don’t miss our features including why some top riders take to the hunting field and our interview with Paul Nicholls’ protégé, Dan Skelton. Plus read more on Miners Frolic’s retirement and read all the news and reports from the week.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 6 February 2014

Features

  • Hunt heroes: we meet 20-year-old Hedgehog, who knows every inch of the Portman countryside
  • Top riders who hunt: H&H finds out why some professional riders take to the hunting field
  • Dan Skelton interview: we visit Paul Nicholls’ protégé, who is enjoying a successful first season

Reports

  • Hunting: Woodland Pytchley and Worcestershire
  • Hunting comment: Andrew Sallis
  • Racing: Ffos Las, Sandown Park and Wetherby
  • Racing comment: Daryl Jacob
  • Point-to-point: Milborne St Andrew and more
  • Point-to-point comment: Darren Edwards
  • Showjumping: Aintree, Hartpury, Morris EC and more
  • Brits abroad: showjumping
  • Dressage: Keysoe under-25s, Tall Trees and highlights
  • Dressage comment: Pammy Hutton
  • Sport horse breeding: a round-up of news
  • Showing: BSPS Area 1B

News

  • Row over safety hats in showing rumbles on
  • Ongoing rain continues to wreak havoc
  • Tina Cook’s Miners Frolic is retired
  • Pointing in East Anglia suffers a further blow

Regulars

  • Letters: have your say
  • Ask H&H: dealing with a missold horse
  • Property: lower rates for equestrian businesses
  • Vet clinic: foot conformation and lameness
  • Subscription offer: sign up today for huge savings
  • The moment: Paul Tapner

Classified

  • Horses for sale: new on the market this week

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