In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 16 February 2017, don’t miss our rare breeds special including a closer look into Exmoor ponies and what is being done to combat the falling numbers of certain breeds. We also bring you a travel special plus much more. Plus, read our vet feature on  noseband pressure and in the H&H interview we talk to bright young jockey Bridget Andrews. Also, read our reports from racing at Newbury, showjumping from around the UK and abroad and more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 16 February 2017

News

  • Ratings system helps improve cross-country safety
  • ‘Save our riding schools’: plea to government
  • New showjumping blood rule protocol proposed
  • Vicious trolls attack equestrians
  • Showjumping Life: Riders take home prestigious awards, a new arrival is welcomed and more

Rare breeds special

  • Horse hero: Eyke Diamond
  • Exmoor ponies: H&H takes a closer look at this ‘endangered’ breed of pony
  • Halting the decline: We ask what’s being done to combat the falling numbers of certain breeds

Travel special

  • Kentucky: From renowned racecourses to fun trail rides, H&H explores the Bluegrass country
  • Hungary: Why the special national parks should not be overlooked for a riding holiday destination

Features

  • The best of my fun: Louise Harwood
  • Property: Horsey homes with amazing gardens
  • Vet clinic: Noseband pressure
  • Master it with: Alex Hua Tian
  • Georgie Strang: The event rider tells us about her exciting string of young horses and new base
  • Horsebox insurance: What you need to know
  • Inspiration: By Natasha Baker


Opinion

  • Letters: Your views
  • Editorial comment: Magazine editor Pippa Roome
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Showjumping: Mark McGowan
  • Racing: Dan Skelton
  • Point-to-point: Pauline Harkin


Reports

  • Hunting: east Kent with West Street and Tipperary
  • Dressage: Houghton Hall and highlights
  • Showjumping: Keysoe, South View and international highlights
  • Racing: Newbury, Leopardstown and Exeter
  • Point-to-point: Duncombe Park, Chaddesley Corbett, Cottenham and Barbury


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  • Horses for sale

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