In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 7 April 2016, we bring you our ultimate guide to the Grand National and the second part of our sport horse breeding pull-out, which is packed full with information and features. We also visit William Fox-Pitt at home and you can also find reports from the Blue Chip Winter showjumping Championships and eventing from Burnham Market. Plus read reports from racing at Newbury, hunting from the Four Burrow and Laurderdale, point-to-pointing from around the UK plus much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 7 April 2016

News

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  • Can the roads ever be safe for riders?
  • FEI finds evidence of ‘nationalistic’ judging
  • Spotlight on League Against Cruel Sports’ spending
  • Eventing Life: British entry for Kentucky
  • Hunting Life: New sponsor for the Festival

Features

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  • The best of my fun…: Cian O’Connor
  • Property: Equestrian homes near Aintree
  • Vet clinic: Impalement injuries
  • Horse hero: Freckleton Maximus
  • Move it like…: Amy Stovold
  • At home: H&H visits William Fox-Pitt
  • Master saddlers: Changes in the industry
  • Products: Tack to boost performance
  • The horse that made me…: Deb Criddle

Opinion

  • Letters: Your views
  • Editorial comment: H&H‘s Content Director Sarah Jenkins
  • Showjumping: Jay Halim
  • Eventing: Harry Meade
  • Showing: Simon Reynolds
  • Dressage: Carl Hester

Grand National preview

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  • H&H interview: Katie Walsh
  • Yard visit: Oliver Sherwood
  • Form guide: Our ultimate list of the 2016 runners

Breeding pull-out

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  • Profile: The in-demand stallion Ramiro B
  • Romanno Stud: Making waves in the equine world
  • Firm foundations: Giving foals a healthy start
  • Days to savour: Kate Jarvey’s breeding operation
  • Changing breeds: How breeds have evolved
  • Foal gradings: What the evaluators are looking for
  • Toeing the line: The difference between in-breeding, cross-breeding and line-breeding

Reports

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  • Showjumping: Blue Chip Winter Championships and Bury Farm POYS
  • Eventing: Burnham Market and highlights
  • Showing: BSPS winter championships
  • Hutning: Four Burrow and Lauderdale
  • Dressage: Regional highlights
  • Racing: Newbury and Doncaster
  • Driving: Indoor Driving championships
  • Point-to-point: Higham, Upton-upon-Severn and Cherrybrook
  • Team Chasing: Berks and Bucks

Classified

  • Horses for sale
  • Jobs

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