On International Women’s Day today (8 March 2018) women’s achievements throughout history are being celebrated across the globe. But we thought it was only fair that if we’re talking about girl power, superstar mares got some airtime too...
Forget ‘nightmare before Christmas’, if Santa listens to your horse, it’s going to be a ‘mare all year around as Ploy Radford describes...
If you love a mare, take a look at this selection for sale on the Horse & Hound website this week
Horse & Hound's showing columnist is encouraged to see more mares qualified for HOYS
Tempted to breed from an older mare? Emma Houghton MRCVS outlines the costs, complications and considerations to bear in mind
Moody, tricky, stubborn — mares have to put up with a lot of bad press. But before we start feeling too sorry for them, Andrea Oakes meets the mares living up to their stereotype wholeheartedly
Gelding owners may beg to differ (many a mare owner might, too), but here's 15 reasons you could argue that mares beat geldings in the awesomeness stakes
Chestnut mares can get some bad press — accusations that their fiery colour produces a similar temperament — but there have been plenty of redhead winners across the disciplines. Which is your favourite?
If you own a chestnut mare, you may well have experienced some or all of the following...
If your mare could speak, her ‘confessions’ would probably go something like this…
A mare’s mammary glands are often overlooked, especially if she is not being used for breeding. Rosie Naylor MRCVS outlines potential problems
Previous winners include the Suffolk Punch Whitton Daisy and the grand prix dressage horse Woodlander Dornroschen
Mood swings or performance issues could indicate that a mare is suffering from enlarged ovaries. H&H investigates why ovarian conditions can interfere with both breeding and competition prospects
Research into the calls of stallions has discovered that different tones provoke particular reactions from mares
The breeders of the winning mare were surprised to receive the award, having been up against a raft of successful mares from the Olympic disciplines
Vets in Ireland and Kentucky have been investigating ways to mimic the arrival of spring for mares. Peter Green MRCVS reports
What impact do both parents have on the eventual size of their progeny? Peter Green MRCVS looks at the latest research
Top riders share what they have learnt from experience about dealing with mares
H&H celebrates the careers of 22 top performing mares of the moment across the disciplines
The 2013 BEF Futurity series is now underway. Only one elite premium was awarded at Writtle College in Essex at the first of this year's 16 evaluation days.