Horse & Hound; 21 January 2021

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, on sale Thursday, 21 January, we bring you our cob special, which includes a closer look at a champion maxi cob, whether conformation limits how far cobs can go in sport and more. We also have an exclusive interview with farrier and rugby player turned five-star eventer Alex Bragg and this week’s legends of the sport nostalgic feature looks back at the career of double Olympic champion Salinero. We also have reports from dressage shows across the country, international showjumping, plus a look back at the racing action from Warwick, Market Rasen and Punchestown among much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 21 January 2021


    • Brexit red tape: hope for improvements
    • Continuing the Animal Health Trust’s vital work
    • The time is now to save rare equine breeds
    • Need for increased driver awareness after more forest deaths

    Cob special

    • Brookdale Limited Edition: Horse hero with the champion maxi cob
    • Solid foundations: Does conformation limit how far cobs can go in sport?
    • In fine feather: Traditional gypsy cobs


    • Letters of the week
    • Dressage: Stephen Clarke
    • Showing: Stuart Hollings

    People and horses

    • H&H interview: Farrier and rugby player turned five-star event rider Alex Bragg
    • All in a day’s work: Dressage regional officer
    • Life lessons: In-hand show producer Ian Boylan
    • In the spotlight: Laura Tomlinson’s grand prix mare DSP Rose Of Bavaria
    • Goodnight: Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary

    Vet clinic

    • Game of bones: Understand how bone forms and heals and how this affects the healing process when fractures occur


    • Sharp and snappy: Gridwork for event horses with Gemma Tattersall
    • Strong and supported: Supplements to support horses returning to work


    • A day with: The Berkeley
    • How to blow a hunting horn: This skill will win you admirers — but warn the neighbours before you start
    • Hunter of a lifetime: Polo, the huntsman’s mount who changed how his rider felt about horses
    • Hunt stalwart: Tania Bullard, the former master and secretary of the West Norfolk


    • Dressage: Chard Equestrian, Onley Grounds EC, Tall Trees Arena and Colraine ED
    • Showjumping: Action from Florida, Spain and Belgium
    • Racing: Warwick, Market Rasen and Punchestown


    • Legends of the sport: Salinero, who won individual dressage gold at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games with Anky van Grunsven

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