In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 8 March 2018, don’t miss our eventing special issue, including features on horses’ competition schedules, an exclusive interview with Richard Waygood, who has led Team GB to gold, a sneaky look behind-the-scenes of Tina Cook’s yard and much more. We also bring you the Cheltenham Festival preview, which includes the story behind Festival runners’ names and more. Read reports from hunting with the Flint and Denbigh, showing from the BSPA Festival of Showing and Winter Championships and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 8 March 2018


  • Excess rider weight can cause lameness
  • Central Equine Database update
  • Row over FEI rider representative voting
  • The battle continues for safer roads

Eventing special

  • All in a day’s work: Cross-country starter Nick Tompkins
  • H&H interview: Richard Waygood on leading Team GB to gold
  • Tina Cook: Inside her successful yard
  • The jewels in our crown: Why four-star is still the ultimate test
  • Making the best of it: Know your rules when things go awry on competition day
  • Packed diary: Have top horses’ competition schedules changed — and how often should your horse run?

Cheltenham preview

  • Horse hero: Gold Cup outsider Definitly Red
  • At home: First-time Festival trainer Jedd O’Keeffe
  • He’s called what?: The story behind Festival runners’ names


  • Property: Wow-factor homes in Devon
  • Vet clinic: Rehabilitating a neglected horse
  • Masterclass: Showjumper Sam Hutton on teaching horses to land on the correct lead
  • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary


  • The height debate: Are sport horses being bred too tall — or is bigger better?
  • Laminitis: Feed and equipment to prevent and treat this serious condition
  • The dinner trough: How packs feed their hounds


  • Letters page, plus 100 horseworld clichés
  • Hunting: Andrew Sallis
  • Dressage: Paul Fielder
  • Showjumping: Graham Fletcher
  • Showing: Simon Reynolds


  • Hunting: Flint and Denbigh
  • Dressage: Morris EC and Wellington Riding, plus highlights
  • Showjumping: International highlights
  • Showing: BSPA Festival of Showing and Winter Championships

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