A showjumping foal in the only elite premium awarded at Plumpton, the second BEF Futurity evaluation of 2013
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.
World Horse Welfare has launched an initiative to discourage overbreeding after a survey found hobby breeders are producing more foals than professionals
Is it wise to make a young horse approach a new experience or object? And can the input of a handler help?
New dates have been released for the British Equestrian Federation Futurity Equine Bridge pilot scheme
A foal out of the full sister of Olympic gold medal-winning gelding Valegro has been named via a competition on Carl Hester's Facebook page
How can you keep your pregnant mare and her developing foal healthy?
Embryo transfer is the technique of removing (flushing) an embryo from the uterus of one mare — the biological dam — and placing it in the uterus of a recipient mare
Many problems affecting foals in the first week of life have similar and subtle symptoms
Which parent is more important when it comes to breeding better-behaved horses?
Irish draught fans are mourning the loss of the popular stallion Grange Bouncer who was put to sleep in December
The number of thoroughbreds being bred in Britain is in sharp decline, which is welcome news to racing and welfare bodies
H&H sport horse breeding editor Alice Collins enjoys a whistle-stop tour of some of Germany's best stallions at one private stallion parade and two public
The Stallion Showcase GB will host dressage, showjumping and eventing stallions at Addington Manor in Buckinghamshire this weekend
At the recent World Horse Welfare Conference, a panel of equestrian experts shared their thoughts on the best way to tackle this thorny issue
A product that could transform thoroughbred breeding by allowing foals to be born closer to 1 January will go on the market next year
Defra has recognised gypsy cobs as a breed and the Traditional Gypsy Cob Association is now the official passport issuing office for them in the UK and the European Union
H&H looks at some of the training courses on offer that can give you the edge and impress prospective employers
The top five youngsters all scored elite premiums at the evaluations, held yesterday (10 July) at Catherston Stud
Stricter rules in place for this year's British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Futurity evaluations - a nationwide scheme for the assessment of youngstock - mean that, with some exceptions, only offspring by graded stallions will be allowed to participate