Horse & Hound; 25 February 2016

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 25 February, we bring you our annual ultimate show guide packed full with features and show dates for your calendar. We find out how to survive life on the road with horses and highlight some exciting combinations to watch throughout 2016. Plus read reports from dressage at Sparsholt and Myerscough, hunting from the Grafton and New Forest and racing from around the UK and Ireland plus much more.

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



    • Are female jockeys overlooked?
    • Rider weight limits debated in showing
    • Eventer ratings to improve safety
    • Royal Windsor gains four-star status
    • And finally…trailer turned spa
    • Showing Life: in-handers begin rideen careers



    • The best of my fun…: Tom McEwen
    • Property: Equestrian homes with local indoor show centres
    • Vet clinic: Coping and dealing with a catastrophe
    • H&H interview: Blyth Tait
    • Move it like…: Louise Pavitt
    • Horse Hero: Showjumping stallion Cassionato
    • The horse that made me…: Pammy Hutton


    • Letters: Your views
    • Editorial comment: H&H‘s content director Sarah Jenkins
    • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
    • Showjumping: William Funnell

    The show guide


    • Partnerships: Exciting combinations to watch
    • Life on the road: How to survive while resembling an equestrian travelling circus
    • Unsung heroes: The people working hard behind the scenes to keep the competition season going
    • Straightness: Lucy McCarthy (née Wiegersma) gives a clinic on straightness
    • Techno whizzes: For training and competing
    • Mr Motivator: The experts’ tips on keeping driven
    • Show directory: Our essential listings for 2016



    • Dressage: Sparsholt and Myerscough winter regional championships and regional highlights
    • Eventing: Hartpury JAS Final
    • Showjumping: South View, Bury Farm Pony Premier, Hong Kong Masters and highlights
    • Hunting: New Forest and Grafton
    • Racing: Ascot, Haydock, Wincanton, Fairyhouse and Sandown
    • Point-to-point: Bangor-On-Dee, Higham, Buckfastleigh and Badbury Rings


    • Horses for sale
    • Jobs

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