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Horse & Hound; 27 August 2020

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, on sale Thursday, 27 August, don’t miss our full report from the dressage winter championships, read all about the winners from an action-packed week at Hartpury. Plus, check out our “Transport special” including experts discuss lorry maintenance and we explore luxury livings. In H&H interview, we talk to Flat jockey Megan Nicholls, daughter of champion trainer Paul Nicholls, and course-designer Sue Benson reveals her life lessons. In this week’s “Vet clinic” read about how advances in veterinary medicine can extend a horse’s active years. We have reports from across the disciplines, and don’t miss “Hunting life” on how hunts are fighting back against rubbish in the countryside. Enjoy our nostalgic long-read feature “Legends of the sport” on Blyth Tait – the story of New Zealand’s world and Olympic eventing champion.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 27 August 2020

News

  • Calls for clarity on Scottish sport resumption
  • Quarantine: Riders undergo Covid-19 tests
  • We must all help end equine crisis
  • Team chasing is raring to go

Dressage winter championships

  • Euphoric victory: Event rider scores his best win yet, a horse called Corona dominates and much more

Transport special

  • Lorry maintenance: Experts on how to make sure your lorry is fit for the road
  • Luxury living: A sneak peek at some of the most salubrious lorries out there

Opinion

  • Letters of the week
  • Dressage: Alice Oppenheimer
  • Eventing: Pippa Roome
  • Showing: Simon Reynolds

People and horses

  • H&H interview: Flat jockey Megan Nicholls on the future for female riders and her switch from jumps
  • 5 minutes with: Irish eventer Susie Berry tells us about her inspirations
  • All in a day’s work: Trophy maker Kiki Gregson
  • Life lessons: Course-designer Sue Benson on never doing anything badly
  • Ones to watch: Royal Ascot winner Alpine Star
  • Goodnight: Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary

Vet clinic

  • A healthy horse for longer: How advances in veterinary medicine can help eke out a horse’s active years

Reports

  • Eventing: Burgham and more
  • Showjumping: Bolesworth Young Horse Championships and more
  • Showing: Highlights
  • Racing: York

Hunting

  • Hunting life: How hunts are fighting against rubbish
  • Comment: Matt Ramsden

Nostalgia

  • Legends of the sport: Blyth Tait – the story of New Zealand’s world and Olympic eventing champion

Classified ads

  • Horses for sale

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