Horse & Hound; 22 December 2016

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 22 December 2016, don’t miss our 16-page tribute to Valegro following his retirement, plus read all the action from Olympia in our 18-page special report including the dressage, showjumping, showing and more. Read this week’s H&H interview with Cue Card’s jockey Paddy Brennan ahead of the King George at Kempton, and we have tips on introducing young horses to the cross-country start box. We also have reports from racing from Ascot, hunting action and much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 22 December 2016



    • New US four-star: decision due next month
    • Endurance rider responds to online abuse
    • Tributes to top jockey Walter Swinburn
    • Rise in cases of equine neglect
    • Showjumping Life: Upcoming talent set to shine, Big Star in bronze and a unique feature hits H&H

    H&H’s tribute to Valegro


    • The judges’ views: We ask top judges what impressed them most about the dressage star
    • Comment: Carl Hester
    • Horse hero: We look at his robust conformation
    • The people in his life: Those who’ve made it happen
    • In pictures: The images that tell his success story
    • Cover star: Valegro’s collection of H&H covers

    Olympia special


    • Showjumping: Scott Brash pulls out all the stops
    • Dressage: Carl Hester
    • Showing: Welsh section A stallion makes history
    • Driving: Aussie Boyd Exell sets the record straight



    • The best of my fun: Charlie Longsdon
    • Property: Our pick of dream equestrian homes
    • Vet clinic: Separation anxiety in horses
    • H&H interview: Paddy Brennan
    • Move it like: Mark Kyle
    • Hunt hero: Paddy
    • Training: Success indoors with Shane Breen
    • In the start box: How to introduce youngsters to the cross-country start and overcome problems
    • The horse that made me: Spencer Wilton


    • Letters: Your views
    • Editorial comment: Content director Sarah Jenkins
    • Olympia showjumping: Kelvin Bywater
    • Olympia dressage: Richard Davison
    • Olympia showing: Rebecca Penny
    • Hunting: Richard Gurney



    • Hunting: Border and Moorlands
    • Dressage: Highlights
    • Racing: Ascot, Haydock and bloodstock

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