Horse & Hound; 12 August 2016

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out this week on Friday 12 August 2016, read our eventing special report from the Rio Olympics and find out how the medals were won, plus our fence-by-fence analysis, comments, thrills and spills gallery and more. Also don’t miss the H&H interview with Big Star’s owner Gary Widdowson ahead of the showjumping action in Rio and in this week’s ‘Vet clinic’ we take an in-depth look at the equine brain. Plus there are reports from Gatcombe, New Forest show, the West of England hound show and more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 11 August 2016



    • Bullet hits Rio press centre
    • Action taken on riders too heavy for mounts
    • Controversy over new dressage tack rules
    • Yard staff ‘bullied’ over strangles case
    • Showing Life: Youngster chops her hair for charity, Riding for the Disabled’s new venture and more

    Rio Olympics: Eventing

    • Summary: How the gold medals were won
    • Fence-by-fence analysis: Where the faults occurred
    • Dressage: Fox-Pitt throws down the gauntlet
    • Comment: Ruth Edge
    • Cross-country: Tough track tests riders and horses
    • Comment: Tina Cook
    • Thrills and spills: The ups and downs in pictures
    • Showjumping: How the French dominated
    • Comment: Mark Phillips
    • Scoreboard: The final individual and team placings



    • The best of my fun: Louisa Milne Home
    • Property: Horsey havens with stunning views
    • Vet clinic: An in-depth look at the equine brain
    • H&H interview: Gary Widdowson
    • Move it like: Alex Hua Tian
    • Horse hero: Broadshard Simplicity
    • Stabling and arenas: Coping with wet weather
    • The horse that made me: Hugo Palmer


    • Letters: Your views
    • Editorial comment: Content director Sarah Jenkins
    • Eventing: Mark Phillips
    • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
    • Showjumping: Peter Charles
    • Showing: Rebecca Penny
    • Hunting: Andrew Sallis



    • Eventing: Gatcombe, Chilham and highlights
    • Dressage: The Cabin, Bishop Burton and highlights
    • Showjumping: New Forest, Pyecombe and more
    • Showing: NPS Summer, Bakewell and more
    • Hunting: West of England hound show


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