In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 15 February 2018, don’t miss our feature on duns, we talk to owners who say there is no such thing as a bad one, plus check out our top tips for horse shopping when it comes to the all-important viewing stage. In this week’s ‘Vet clinic’ we discover why dental health is so vital for equines and read our feature on horses versus ponies — who is the greatest teacher for learning to ride? We also have reports from the Golden Button Challenge, plus the weekend’s racing and point-to-pointing action plus much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 15 February 2018

News

  • Eventing: one fall and you’re out
  • Is 3D scanning the future of bitting?
  • Speed ‘is an issue’ in endurance
  • New boss for UK horse sport
  • Showjumping Life: HOYS champions crowned after disqualifications, plus an engagement and more

Features

  • Dun devotees: We interrogate those who say there is no such thing as a bad dun
  • Horse shopping: Top tips for anyone buying, plus the questions that you should ask during a viewing
  • For sale adverts: A light-hearted look at the common phrases that often appear in horse adverts
  • Insurance: Saving the pennies on your horse’s policy
  • Learning to ride: Horses vs ponies: who is the greatest teacher for children?
  • Stallion hounds: Which have proved the most successful in past years?
  • Hunt hero: Newcomers’ day graduate Louise Blundell
  • Bloodlines: Para dressage ride Athene Lindebjerg

Regulars

  • All in a day’s work: Legendary tack shop owner Shirley Rankin
  • Property: Lovely homes in Leicestershire
  • Vet clinic: Why dental health is important for horses
  • Horse hero: Rescue pony turned HOYS winner Cadlanvalley Superted
  • Masterclass: Dressage rider Dan Greenwood on improving suppleness
  • H&H interview: Zetland huntsman David Jukes
  • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary

Opinion

  • Letters page, plus the “Moody Mare rugby shirt” wearer
  • Dressage: Anna Ross
  • Sport horse breeding: Carole Mortimer
  • Showjumping: Jay Halim
  • Racing: Fergal O’Brien

Reports

  • Hunting: United Pack, plus the Golden Button Challenge
  • Dressage: Highlights
  • Showjumping: Keysoe, South View, plus international highlights
  • Racing: Newbury and Warwick
  • Point-to-point: Chaddesley Corbett, Duncombe Park and Friars Haugh

Classified ads

  • Horses for sale

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