Horse & Hound; 14 September 2017

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 14 September 2017, don’t miss our bumper autumn/winter show guide issue packed full of features, including on moving up a level, coping when temperatures plummet and products to keep you warm, plus check out our ultimate show listings — with dates to keep you and your horse busy over the colder months. Also read our interview with top Irish showjumper Cian O’Connor, who helped his nation to European team gold last month. Tina Fletcher reveals her inspiration and read our feature on old-age advice for young masters and huntsmen. We also have reports from Gatcombe, showjumping action from Spruce Meadows and much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 14 September 2017


    • Exciting development in concussion diagnosis
    • How Ireland’s showjumpers returned to the top
    • Calls for action after trailer ramp hinges fail
    • Dressage Life: A dressage superstar passes away, a rider launches a fashion line and more

    Autumn/winter show guide

    • Moving up a level: We ask top trainers their best strategy for improving as the nights draw in
    • Where to spectate: H&H’s selection of super shows to keep equestrian enthusiasts happy over the colder months
    • Winter life-savers: The stoic characters we would struggle without at winter shows
    • The big freeze: How riders across the globe cope when temperatures plummet
    • Products: Cosy garments to make the winter more bearable
    • Show listings: H&H’s ultimate list of dates to keep you and your horse busy until spring


    • Advice for young huntsmen: Old-age tips for youngsters on the hunting field still ring true today


    • Best of my fun: Showing producer Robert Walker
    • Property: Close to Blenheim
    • Vet clinic: Can a competition horse live in the field 24/7?
    • Horse hero: Nicola Wilson’s gold medal ride Bulana
    • Masterclass: Dressage rider Alice Oppenheimer
    • H&H interview: Top Irish showjumper Cian O’Connor
    • My inspiration: Tina Fletcher


    • Letters, plus magazine editor’s comment
    • Eventing: Harry Meade
    • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
    • Showjumping: Brian Walker
    • Showing: Stuart Hollings


    • Eventing: Gatcombe and highlights
    • Dressage: Scottish Championships and highlights
    • Showjumping: Spruce Meadows and Bury Farm Classic
    • Showing: CHAPS Summer Championships and Bucks County
    • Sport horse breeding: Bundeschampionat and highlights
    • Riding club: National Championships
    • Driving: British Carriagedriving National Championships

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    • Horses for sale

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