Make a note in your diary – tomorrow’s Horse & Hound (23 February) is our unmissable show number.

With more than 200 pages, including extensive show listings in all disciplines from around the country, this bumper issue is your essential guide to the season.

We uncover what’s new for 2012 and reveal how and where you can receive free training.

There’s an exclusive at-home interview with showjumping star Shane Breen, a feature saluting the supergrooms of the horseworld and an informative look at the best horsey apps on the market.

On a lighter note, find out whether you really can save money by living on your lorry and why a top eventer throws his rosettes in the bin. And we ask the burning question – have British riders gone soft?

All this and more for the regular price of £2.60 means you can’t afford to miss next week’s Horse & Hound.

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (16 February 2012)