Horse & Hound; 25 August 2016

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 25 August 2016 don’t miss all the action from the showjumping in Rio in our special Olympic Games report — find out how the medals were won, hear from gold medallist Nick Skelton plus read comments from Geoff Billington and William Funnell. Also don’t miss our H&H interview with this year’s Hickstead Derby victor William Whitaker, plus William Fox-Pitt checks out the 2016 Burghley cross-country track.  Also read reports from Somerford, the Yorkshire Ebor Festival and more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 25 August 2016



  • Nick Skelton on celebrating Rio and ‘Skelfies’
  • Rio for the reserve riders
  • Competition structure changes for dressage
  • Loose horses on roads: what does the law say?
  • Livestreaming: how are shows coming to the TV?
  • Eventing Life: Andrew Nicholson heads to Burghley, Piggy French’s new baby and more

Rio Olympic Games: Showjumping


  • The story: how the medals were won
  • Team: France tops the leaderboard to take gold
  • Comment: Geoff Billington
  • Individual: Nick Skelton and Big Star shine bright
  • Comment: William Funnell



  • The best of my fun: Willa Newton
  • Property: Equestrian homes in Scotland
  • Vet clinic: Inside the equine eye
  • H&H interview: William Whitaker
  • Move it like: Judy Reynolds
  • Horse hero: Polo pony Casey
  • The horse that made me: Michael Eilberg


  • Letters: Your views
  • Editorial comment: Content director Sarah Jenkins
  • Eventing: Harry Meade
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Showing: Stuart Hollings



  • Eventing: Somerford, Bicton and highlights
  • Dressage: Warwickshire College Area Festival, Gordon Area Festival and highlights
  • Showjumping: Shrewsbury Flower Show
  • Showing: National Hunter Championships and Wales and West
  • Hunting: Rydal Hound Show
  • Racing: Yorkshire Ebor Festival
  • Polo: Duke of Cornwall Trophy
  • Pony Club: Tetrathlon Championships


  • Feeding guide: Top tips, managing good doers, common feeding misconceptions and more



  • Horses for sale


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