In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 17 December, we bring you our special reader issue with heart-warming stories, incredible pictures and much more. We also look into whether eventing is going to wave goodbye to keyhole fences. You can also enjoy all the news and reports, including racing from Cheltenham, showjumping from the Hartpury Spectacular and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 17 December 2015

News

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  • Is this the end for keyhole fences?
  • Tribute paid following deaths to top sires
  • Blind para rider fights FEI rule
  • BBC to continue Olympia coverage
  • Dressage welcomes Children on Horses

Features

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  • The best of my fun…: Michael Eilberg
  • Property: Equestrian homes with solariums
  • Vet clinic: Understanding ulcers
  • H&H interview: Nina Barbour
  • Move it like…: Nicola Wilson
  • Horse Hero: Dressage star Classic Briolinca
  • Dressage masterclass: Ruth Edge on why going forward is more important than roundness in training the young horse
  • The horse that made me…: Rupert Nuttall

The reader issue

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  • The best pictures: Celebrating the moments you caught on camera
  • Beating the odds: The riders who overcame difficult obstacles in 2015
  • Personal firsts: Riders achieving sought-after goals this year
  • Reader vote: Rising stars, top riders and big controversies — who did you choose?

Reports

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  • Hunting: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and South Wold
  • Dressage: Bury Farm High Profile and highlights
  • Sport horse breeding: Brightwells Elite Auction
  • Showjumping: Hartpury Spectacular, CHI Geneva and regional highlights
  • Eventing: Geneva indoor cross-country
  • Racing: Cheltenham
  • Racing bloodstock: All eyes on Notnowcato
  • Point-to-point: Wadebridge, Larkhill and Alnwick

Opinion

  • Letters: Your views
  • Editorial comment: Features editor Madeleine Pitt
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Showjumping: William Funnell
  • Point-to-point: Alan Hill

Classified

  • Horses for sale

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