With the outdoor show season only a few weeks away, there’s no better way to prepare than investing in Horse & Hound’s three annual show numbers.

In three bumper issues, on sale 22 February, 1 March, 8 March, readers will find an unrivalled galaxy of star riders and personalities giving advice, comment and an insight into their sport.

This Thursday (February 22) William Fox-Pitt reveals how he hopes to get back into team contention; David Hunt introduces the horse that could sling-hot him back into the dressage big-ime; Tim Stockdale gives a candid revelation of the hard graft behind his show jumping Ian Stark and Heidi Antikatzides, dressage rider Pammy Hutton, showing guru Stuart Hollings, course-building supremo Jon Doney and many more.

In issue one, there is the first part of Horse & Hound’s unique dates listing for the wholeseason, carrying a record 6,000 show and event dates from unaffiliated clear round days to Badminton and Olympia.

There is also the chance to re-stock your wardrobe with a fabulous competition to win three £1,000 top-to-toe outfits from JH Mears, Regent, Christy and Allen & Caswell.

Available at the usual price of £1.70, make sure you don’t get caught in the rush and place a firm order with your newsagent now!