Can different surfaces cause injuries to our horses? [H&H VIP]

How do surfaces affect movement, performance and joint health? For guest editor Nick Skelton, Dr Elizabeth Barr discusses the latest thinking on the impact of conditions underfoot

Nick says: “Our showjumping horses train and compete on a variety of artificial and grass surfaces. While we can control what they work on at home, we have to take what we find at shows — where the quality of the footing can mean the difference between a win and a disappointing round.