If you don’t have helpful friends or family to go with you to shows, find out how other “go it aloners” make it work

Showjumping trainer Carl Curtis passes on 6 tips on how to nail the jump off

William Fox-Pitt riding Gaucho on the gallops

Formulating a fitness plan for your horse

Make the most of the forthcoming season by ensuring your horse is fit for its level of competition


Eventing to showjumping: expert tips

6 tips on how to make the transition from eventing to showjumping from trainer Bina Ford

William Funnell and Billy Congo

William Funnell’s 10 tips for seeing a stride

For the best riders seeing a stride is instinctive, but for many of us it requires work. William Funnell shows us how, with the right training, every rider can be more accurate

A new one-off magazine from the team behind Horse & Hound focusing on giving amateur riders a competitive edge is now in the shops

Securing your first win is always magic moment, particularly when you realise all the hard work from your training sessions is paying off as equine vet Adele Ronchetti discovered when she won a BE100 class recently

How to calm a horse that rushes at jumps

Does your horse rush when showjumping? Cindy Llewellyn explains how to improve the situation


Preparing the young horse for his first show

In the second of our two-part series, Tina Fletcher explains how to prepare a youngster for the big arena

Tina Fletcher"Training The Young Horse"at Foxglade Farm on 11th

Tina Fletcher: teaching a horse to jump

Hickstead Derby winner Tina Fletcher shares her top tips for teaching the young horse to be a confident jumper