In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 23 March 2017, don’t miss our ‘Dressage special’ including features on what judges look for in walk, plus ways to make owning a horse more affordable and we pick 25 under-25s to watch out for.  Also, check out our full report from the Cheltenham Festival, including expert comment, reports from all the feature races and the best pictures. Read the eventing action from Aldon, Poplar Park and Lincolnshire, plus showjumping from Bury Farm Pony Premier and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 23 March 2017

News

  • Controversy over showjumping plans
  • The risks of dirty show stable bedding
  • Charities win in long-running legal battle
  • Find out about the first H&H Championships
  • Showing Life: From show ring to racetrack for one budding jockey and more

Dressage special

  • Walk the walk: How crucial is the walk and what are judges really looking for?
  • Conformation: Why success in the arena is built on much more than just the perfect body
  • Teaching from the ground: How this can improve a horse’s performance up to grand prix
  • The cost of owning a horse: Ways to make it more affordable
  • Young talent: We pick 25 under-25s to watch out for

Cheltenham Festival

  • Gold Cup: Jessica Harrington scores her first win with her first ever runne rin the feature race.
  • Champion Chase: Special Tiara defeats the banker Douvan
  • Comment: Dan Skelton
  • Champion Hurdle and Stayers’ Hurdle: Nicky Henderson’s one-two plus Willie Mullins dominates
  • Best of the rest: From a winnerwho wouldn’t start to a Festival first for young trainer
  • Foxhunter Chase: Paul Nicholls’ solo success
  • Bloodstock: The sires who bred Cheltenham heroes
  • Highlights: The winners, the best quotes and Festival pictures
  • Comment: Ben Pauling

Regulars

  • The best of my fun… Louise Saywell
  • Property: Home with an all-weather gallop
  • Vet clinic: The equine ear
  • Horse hero: LR Bold Greyson
  • Masterclass: Harry Meade
  • H&H interview: Isabell Werth
  • Pack of the week: Dumfriesshire and Stewartry
  • Inspirations: By Allister Hood

Opinion

  • Letters: Your views
  • Editorial comment: Dressage editor Alice Collins
  • Dressage: Emma Hindle
  • Eventing: Mark Todd
  • Hunting: John Holliday
  • Showjumping: Brian Walker
  • Showing: Simon Reynolds
  • Point-to-point: David Simpson

Reports

  • Dressage: Keysoe CDI and highlights
  • Eventing: Aldon, Lincolnshire and Poplar Park
  • Hunting: Bicester and Whadden Chase, plus hunt ride round-up
  • Showjumping: Bury Farm Pony Premier and international highlights
  • Point-to-point: Parham, Friars Haugh and more

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