12 reasons to buy Horse & Hound (30 May)

This week’s Horse & Hound magazine (30 May, 2013) is our Investec Derby preview issue, including form guides for both the Oaks and the Derby, profiles of two runners with a great chance and a look back at the story of the Suffragette Derby in 1931.

We also meet our cover star, The Queen’s Barbers Shop, a former chaser who is thriving in the show ring, while his rider Katie Jerram shares her tips on retraining racehorses. And we ask whether Badminton has lost its crown as the world’s toughest four-star…

Horse & Hound 30 May 2012

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2. Investec Derby preview

Oaks and Derby form guides; horse profiles; the story of the suffragette Derby

3. Meet the Queen’s Barbers Shop

Horse & Hound visits Katie Jerram at home to find out what makes this racehorse turned showing star tick

4. Has Badminton gone soft?

We ask riders, spectators and the event director/course designer himself, can Badminton still claim to be the world’s premier four-star…

5. Summer in kennels

Find out why it’s all about parades, puppy shows, painting and polishing for hunt staff during the summer months

6. Surviving your livery yard

Horse & Hound offers some useful advice on how to cope with difficult situations caused by livery yard politics

7. Ask H&H: Renting a field

If you have land to rent out, but aren’t sure what your responsibilities are, this week’s Ask H&H is a must-read

8. Vet clinic

The latest research and developments in the veterinary world

9. Competition reports

Racing, eventing, showjumping, dressage, showing, point-to-point, polo and driving are all featured in this week’s issue

10. Letters

Find out who won this week’s bottle of Champagne Taittinger for the letter of the week, and who features in this week’s ‘You deserve a mint’ section

11. The moment

Kitty King picks a hilarious photo from her early days at Pony Club for our inside back cover this week

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