After MPs last week approved funding to prepare the High Speed Two (HS2) rail project, the picture is becoming clearer of the destructive effect the new route will have on the equestrian community.

Numerous bridleways, 4 hunt countries and several high profile competition venues could be ripped apart by the proposed route.

For a full report on the damage HS2 would cause to the equestrian community don’t miss this week’s Horse & Hound — out today (7 November)