In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 18 January 2018, don’t miss our ‘kit special’ issue including a look at equine wearable tech, girths, the evolution of competition jackets and much more. Also, find out about bute and whether it is safe in ‘Vet clinic’ and read our interview with commentator Nick Luck. We also have reports from Addington High Profile dressage show, racing from Warwick and Kempton and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 18 January 2018

News

  • FEI: prize giving safety
  • Could endurance ‘taint’ all horse sport?
  • What happens to horses in marriage break-downs
  • Showjumping Life: Young Irish pony rider rounds off 2017 with a bang, jockey’s son vying for showjumping glory and more

Kit special

  • Equine wearable tech: We check out some of the products in this growing market
  • Turnout: We delve inside both H&H readers’ and riders’ grooming kits to discover their secrets for sparkling horses
  • Competition jackets: How have styles changed across the disciplines and how far are riders pushing their boundaries?
  • Girth comfort: There is a huge choice available — we find out which one will suit your horse

Features

  • New Forest ponies: We discover what is being done to safeguard their future
  • Strengthen your core: Over 20 exercises to help riders transform their all-important core
  • WEG expectations: H&H visits the North Carolina venue to see what’s in store for the Games
  • Exploring the bloodlines…: Faerie Dazzler, winner of this year’s H&H outstanding mare award

Regulars

  • All in a day’s work: Dressage music composer Tom Hunt
  • Property: Warwickshire dream retreats
  • Vet clinic: How does bute work and is it safe?
  • Hunt hero: Lucy Pinney on her love for the sport
  • Masterclass: Eventer Louise Harwood on jumping on serpentines for a supple horse
  • H&H interview: Equestrian commentator Nick Luck
  • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh plus ‘the racing goggles’

Opinion

  • Letters, plus magazine editor’s comment
  • Dressage: Anna Ross
  • Showjumping: Brian Walker
  • Racing: Fergal O’Brien
  • Point-to-point: David Simpson

Reports

  • Hunting: Spooner’s and West Dartmoor, Hunsley Beacon Beagles and Farquhar’s diary
  • Dressage: Addington High Profile and highlights
  • Showjumping: Bury Farm, Alnwick Ford and Al Shira’aa
  • Racing: Warwick and Kempton Park
  • Point-to-point: Sheriff Hutton

Classified ads

  • Horses for sale

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