Horse & Hound; 22 March 2018

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 22 March 2018, don’t miss our ‘Dressage special’ issue — we visit Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin at home, plus how to ride “long and low” and much more. Check out our full report from the Cheltenham Festival, including in-depth analysis from the big races, expert comments and pictures. In this week’s ‘Vet clinic’, we discuss moody mares and if it really is all down to hormones, plus don’t miss our snow gallery and many more interesting features. We also have reports from all the hunting, showjumping, dressage and showing action during the weekend.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 22 March 2018


    • Damning BEF report finds bullying at the top
    • Badminton set for clash of the titans
    • Hunting Life: Brilliant hunt ride horse, Arthur, continues his success and more
    • Sport Horse Breeding Life: Popular stallion honoured

    Dressage special

    • Access all areas: We visit golden duo Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin at home
    • Riding long and low: Experts explain the often misunderstood phrase
    • Young horse classes: Would your horse benefit?
    • Competition routes: We help explain the options

    Cheltenham Festival

    • The Gold Cup hero: Brave Native River wins for team Tizzard
    • Altior is a class act: Nicky Henderson’s star shines
    • Comment: Richard Johnson
    • On form Buveur D’Air: The gelding retains his Champion Hurdle crown
    • Stayers’ Hurdle glory: For trainer Willie Mullins and Penhill
    • Best of the rest: More major Festival winners
    • Pacha does it again: Paul Nicholls’ star returns to claim Foxhunter glory
    • Bloodstock: Gold Cup hero Native River’s bloodlines
    • Caught on camera: The Festival in glorious pictures
    • Comment: Lizzie Kelly


    • A good snooze: The power of sleep for riders
    • Under-21 training systems: We find out how youth systems in eventing differ across the world
    • Let it snow… The best pictures from horse owners and riders in the white stuff
    • Products: Embrace therapy — from ceramic wraps to magnetic rugs
    • Otis Ferry: We talk to the master and huntsman


    • All in a day’s work: Fireman Jim Weston
    • Property: Equestrian homes with indoor arenas
    • Vet clinic: Moody mares — is it all down to hormones?
    • Horse hero: Welsh section C stallion Wyken Rob Roy
    • Masterclass: Eventer Ludwig Svennerstal on the benefits of practising shoulder-in on a circle
    • H&H interview: Danish dressage rider Cathrine Dufour
    • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary


    • Letters page, plus 100 horseworld clichés
    • Eventing: Mark Phillips
    • Hunting: John Holliday
    • Dressage: Carl Hester
    • Showjumping: Harriet Nuttall
    • Showing: Rebecca Penny


    • Hunting: Devon and Somerset Staghounds
    • Dressage: Keysoe and highlights
    • Showjumping: International highlights
    • Showing: Stretcholt, BSPS Area 5 and more

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