Don’t miss this week’s ‘Showjumping special’ issue of Horse & Hound magazine guest-edited by Nick Skelton, out on Thursday 3 April, including features on which saddles the pros choose, whether the World Championship format is the best way to decide a champion and much more. Plus get your tips for the Grand National with our preview special and read all our news and reports from the week.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 3 April 2014
Showjumping special
  • Nick Skelton in pics: we delve into the H&H archive
  • Choosing a saddle: what saddles do pros require?
  • H&H interview: McLain Ward
  • Show centres: why are venues struggling?
  • The WEG format: best way to decide a champion?
Grand National preview
  • Aintree dynasties: family success in the great race
  • Tidal Bay: we meet one of the leading fancies for 2014
  • Tips and form guide: get ready to place your bets
Features
  • Insurance special: readers share experiences
  • Spring feeding guide: experts’ advice
Reports
  • Foreign show in focus: Winter Equestrian Festival
  • Showjumping: Hand EC, South View and round-ups
  • Brits abroad: showjumping
  • Eventing: Burgham
  • Eventing comment: Mark Todd
  • Eventing starting box: Munstead and more
  • Dressage: Barcelona, Pachesham and highlights
  • Dressage comment: Pammy Hutton
  • Showing: Hereford Marches and National Shire
  • Showing comment: Katie Jerram
  • Racing: Meydan, Doncaster and Ascot
  • Hunting: hunt swap and hunting from the Oakley
  • Point-to-point: news and reports
  • Team chasing: Fernie
News
  • Shocking survey results — are grooms short-changed?
Regulars
  • Letters: have your say
  • Ask H&H: how do I know if my horse is too hot in his rug?
  • Vet clinic: can surfaces cause injury?
  • Subscription offer: sign up today for huge savings
  • The moment: Nick Skelton

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