H&H’s expert columnist discusses why BD needs more top level riders, her success at the Hickstead Premier League, whips and qualifications

As we all look forward to this week’s Royal International Horse Show (29 July-3 August 2014), H&H picks out some of the stand out supreme performances and King George V Gold Cup jump-offs that we won’t forget

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John Holliday: Surely not at Peterborough? [H&H VIP]

John Holliday looks back on his judging engagements and discusses the goings-on in the harrier ring at the Festival of Hunting

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Luke Tomlinson: The challenge of team selection [H&H VIP]

After controversy regarding the team selected to play in the Coronation Cup, Luke Tomlinson explains the selection criteria

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What’s new in muscle research? [H&H VIP]

Muscle diseases can cause weakness, pain and distress, yet pinpointing the exact cause and nature of a condition can be challenging. H&H explains how research is unravelling the complexity of ‘tying-up’

After the recent death of two eventers, some experts believe the sport needs to invest more in safety fence technology

As Germany dominates in all three disciplines at Aachen, could this signal disappointment for Britain at next month’s World Equestrian Games?

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Mark Todd: a stint in the scorers’ seat [H&H VIP]

H&H’s eventing columnist shares his scoring experience and views on some popular events

07/07/2007. Pony Club Camp. Near Alton, Hampshire. UK. Photo: ©Steve Bardens.

8 ideas to keep horse-mad children busy this summer [H&H VIP]

Summer holidays may be keenly anticipated by children, but parents face them with a little less relish. Here are H&H’s ideas to make the coming weeks go past in a flash

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What’s new in the world of colic? [H&H VIP]

Colic is one of the biggest equine killers, but new research is revealing vital clues about diagnosis and treatment