In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 28 December 2017,  don’t miss our ‘Reader issue’ in which our readers reveal their personal firsts, pictures, beating the odds stories and much more. We also talk to Kiwi event rider Clarke Johnstone and meet hunting eccentric Robin Smith-Ryland, plus Olympic champion Nick Skelton answers our light-hearted Q&A in this week’s ‘Best of my fun’ feature. There are also reports from the hunting field, dressage and showjumping.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 28 December 2017

News

  • Concerns over security at competitions
  • Make-up debate rages after show disqualification
  • Jackets and fallers: eventing’s 2018 rule changes
  • World Horse Welfare looks back at its 90th year
  • Showing Life: One rider gets hooked on racing, plus wedding bells, future stars and more

2017 Reader issue

  • Breakthrough moments: H&H readers reveal their personal firsts from the year
  • Your pictures: Postcard-worthy images from behind our readers’ cameras
  • New arrivals: The foals you welcomed in 2017
  • Triumph over adversity: H&H’s selection of readers who have beaten the odds this year

Features

  • At home with… Kiwi event rider and 2017 Adelaide winner Clarke Johnstone
  • Robin Smith-Ryland: We talk to one of hunting’s most enthusiastic eccentrics
  • Exploring the bloodlines: The Scott Brash-ridden showjumper Hello Forever

Regulars

  • Best of my fun: Olympic champion Nick Skelton
  • Vet clinic: Colic — we outline the challenges of diagnosis and treatment
  • Horse hero: Maxi cob Clantara Shadow Play
  • Masterclass: Dressage rider Roland Tong on connection through suppleness
  • H&H interview: Japanese eventer Kazuma Tomoto
  • My inspiration: By showjumping star John Whitaker

Opinion

  • Letters, plus editorial comment
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Sport horse breeding: Carole Mortimer
  • Showjumping: Graham Fletcher
  • Showing: Julie Templeton

Reports

  • Hunting: Silverton, plus Farquhar’s diary
  • Dressage: Highlights
  • Showjumping: Forest Edge

Classified ads

  • Horses for sale

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