In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 9 November 2017, check out all the winners from the star-studded H&H award ceremony, plus pictures from the night. We also have a feature on keeping your horse straight, and we meet French event rider Gwendolen Fer, winner of the recent Pau CCI4*. In this week’s ‘Vet clinic’ we look at the dangers of acorns this autumn and find out who was Michael Whitaker’s inspiration. Read reports from the Heythrop opening meet, plus racing, showjumping and dressage action and more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 9 November 2017

News

  • Why the cost of entering a horse trials is on the up
  • Call for prosecution for fireworks operators
  • How to make a sponsorship partnership work
  • The events and yards running on poo power
  • Dressage Life: 20-year-old Privaldi enjoys a well-earned retirement, new young riders join talent programme and more

2017 H&H Awards

  • The star-studded ceremony in pictures
  • Horse & Hound Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Horse & Hound Inspiration Award
  • Professional Rider of the Year
  • Cavalor Horse of the Year
  • Charles Owen Moment of the Year
  • Pikeur Amateur of the Year
  • Horseware Groom of the Year
  • Saracen Young Rider of the Year
  • NAF Five Star ProFeet Farrier of the Year
  • TopSpec Vet of the Year
  • Equo Events Volunteer of the Year
  • NAF Five Star Riding Club of the Year

Features

  • Straightness training: What makes a horse lopsided?
  • Gwendolen Fer: We speak to the French event rider and winner of Pau CCI4*

Regulars

  • Best of my fun: Event rider Blyth Tait
  • Property: Near racecourses
  • Vet clinic: The toxic dangers of acorns that horse owners need to be aware of during autumn
  • Hunt hero: Blackmore and Sparkford Vale chairman Richard de Pelet
  • Masterclass: Damian Hallam on walk-halt-walk in dressage
  • H&H interview: Dressage rider Anand Patel
  • My inspiration: By Michael Whitaker

Opinion

  • Letters, plus editorial comment
  • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
  • Showjumping: William Funnell

Reports

  • Hunting: Heythrop opening meet and Pack of the Week with the South Durham
  • Dressage: Pencoed Area Festival semi-final and highlights
  • Showjumping: Addington Winter Premier, South View and international highlights
  • Sport horse breeding: Sports Pony Studbook Society gradings
  • Racing: Wetherby, Ascot, Down Royal and Breeders’ Cup
  • Team chasing: Essex and Suffolk

Classified ads

  • Horses for sale

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