Horse & Hound; 11 May 2017

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 11 May 2017, don’t miss our extensive Badminton coverage including expert analysis, comments, pictures and much more. Read this week’s H&H interview with amazing blind para rider Nicola Naylor and in ‘Vet clinic’ we take a look at herd behaviour in horses. Also, check out our reports including dressage from Saumur, showjumping from Chepstow plus the weekend’s racing and point-to-point action.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 11 May 2017


  • Flag rule causes controversy
  • Wormer resistance warning
  • Issues in New Zealand sport
  • Showjumping Life: New career for popular horse and WEG course-designer revealed

Badminton report

  • Nicholson dominates: The New Zealander rides to a popular win after 33 years of trying
  • In pictures: The cross-country fences caught on camera
  • From the archive: Andrew Nicholson’s impressive 37 Badminton completions
  • Burton’s early lead: Australian rider takes the upper hand during the dressage phase
  • Comment: Peter Storr
  • An influential course: Germans show how it’s done over tricky cross-country track
  • Comment: Oliver Townend
  • Thrills and spills: Some of the highs and lows snapped during cross-country day
  • Nicholson’s crucial clear: Final phase shuffles the top three
  • Comment: Mark Todd
  • Scoreboard: The final results
  • Leading ladies: Female riders dominate Mitsubishi Motors Cup


  • Sport horse breeding: The bloodlines of Lanfranco
  • Life after hunting: What do huntsmen do after retiring?
  • Hunt staff changes: In both the harrier and beagle worlds
  • From track to field: Retraining thorougbreds for polo


  • Best of my fun… Dressage rider Alex Hardwick
  • Property: Close to Windsor
  • Vet clinic: Herd behaviour in horses
  • Horse hero: Native River
  • Masterclass: Ian Stark
  • H&H interview: The amazing blind para rider Nicola Naylor
  • Access all areas: Spending a day with the Household Cavalry
  • Inspirations: By Geoff Billington


  • Letters, plus magazine editor’s comment
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Sport horse breeding: Carole Mortimer
  • Showjumping: Bernardo Costa Cabral
  • Showing: Simon Reynolds
  • Point-to-point: Pauline Harkin


  • Eventing: Highlights
  • Dressage: Saumur and highlights
  • Showjumping: Chepstow, Pyecombe, international highlights and more
  • Showing: Cheshire Premier, Keysoe Spring Show, Mid-Herts Spring and more
  • Racing: Newmarket and Cheltenham
  • Point-to-point: Kingston Blount, Dingley and more
  • Riding club: Intermediate Winter Championships

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