Horse & Hound; 29 December 2016

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 29 December 2016, don’t miss 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy riding Nick Skelton’s Olympic hero Big Star, plus features on taking on a rescue horse and we ask the experts what makes a top jumping horse. Also read our H&H interview with racing presenter and wife of William Fox-Pitt, Alice Plunkett, and we have reports from hunting, dressage and showjumping action.


    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 29 December 2016


    • ‘Not the forgotten voice’: road safety in 2016
    • Engaging a global audience with equestrianism
    • What is the future for ponies on Dartmoor?
    • Sport Horse Breeding Life: Irish horses claim top titles, Welsh blood shines plus 18 gold premiums
    • Showing Life: Veterans honoured, awards season in full swing and a unique show to come to an end



    • The best of my fun: Nina Carberry
    • Property: Horsey havens in Lincolnshire
    • Vet clinic: The perfect athlete — is there a blueprintfor sporting success?
    • H&H interview: Alice Plunkett
    • Move it like: Emile Faurie
    • Hunt hero: Vavavoom
    • AP McCoy rides Big Star: The retired 20-time champion jockey takes to the saddle once more aboard Nick Skelton’s gold medallist
    • Preview: Liverpool International Horse Show — the highlights to see at the New Year extravaganza
    • Rehoming horses: If you’re looking for a new horse, taking on a rescue could be the answer
    • Jumping technique: We ask the experts what exactly makes a top jumping horse
    • Rising stars: H&H finds out which riders topped the eventing charts in 2016
    • The horse that made me: Sam Butler


    • Letters: Your views
    • Editorial comment: Content director Sarah Jenkins
    • Dressage: Sylvia Loch
    • Showing: Julie Templeton



    • Hunting: Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray and Zetland
    • Dressage: Highlights
    • Showjumping: Onley abd Maelor

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