Horse & Hound; 16 November 2017

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 16 November 2017, don’t miss our ‘Royal special’ issue, we visit The Queen’s Balmoral Stud, take a behind-the-scenes tour around the Royal Mews and meet Her Majesty’s home-bred King’s Troop horse Knock Castle. Check out our ultimate Christmas gift guide — packed full of brilliant present ideas — and in this week’s ‘Best of my fun’ discover AP McCoy’s biggest indulgence. We also meet showjumping’s rising star Harriet Nuttall and read reports from the GCT final in Doha, the weekend’s racing action and much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 16 November 2017


    • ‘Devastation’ as Germans lose eventing medal
    • Vets’ homeopathy ruling sparks heated debate
    • Shock at statistics revealed in grooms’ survey
    • Concern over endurance minimum weights
    • Sport Horse Breeding Life: An influential sire dies after accident at home, plus Stallion AI enjoys award success
    • Eventing Life: British rider ups his horsepower, new sponsors plus win Badminton 2018 pass

    Royal special

    • Horse hero: The Queen’s home-bred Knock Castle
    • Access all areas: H&H visits The Queen’s Balmoral Stud, home to her Highland pony breeding operation
    • The Royal Mews: We take a special tour behind the scenes at the famous royal stables

    2017 Christmas gift guide

    • Presents for her…
    • …and for him
    • Gifts for your furry friends
    • For that person who has everything
    • Festive books to enjoy
    • Fun presents for the kids
    • Stocking filler ideas
    • Charity Christmas cards


    • Best of my fun: 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy
    • Property: Close to royal residences
    • Vet clinic: How to keep a check on a foal’s conformational development from an early stage
    • Masterclass: Eventer Jonelle Price on using gridwork
    • H&H interview: Showjumping’s rising star Harriet Nuttall
    • My inspiration: By Katie Jerram-Hunnable


    • Letters, plus editorial comment
    • Dressage: Paul Hayler
    • Showjumping: Steve Hadley
    • Racing: Fergal O’Brien


    • Hunting: NEW Farquhar’s diary, plus meet pictures from across the country
    • Dressage: Highlights
    • Showjumping: Doha GCT final, Muirmill EC and Bury Farm
    • Racing: Wincanton, Sandown and Aintree

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