We all know how we’d LIKE show days to go — but let’s face it, reality has a tendency to get in the way. Unless you’re a pro with a yard full of grooms and a lorry full of expensive gear, you’ll probably be familiar with the following……

If anyone is allowed to be biased towards dressage, it's our dressage editor Alice Collins. To celebrate this week's dressage special issue of Horse & Hound, she puts forward her argument as to why dressage is actually superior to showjumping...