Horse & Hound; 4 April 2019

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 1 April 2019, don’t miss our ‘Grand National preview’ including our ultimate sweepstake form guide, meet National runner Lake View Lad and more. Plus, we go behind the scenes at the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale, and we talk to top Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore. In this week’s ‘Vet clinic’ we look at potential turnout problems, and we speak to Heythrop hunt secretary Guy Avis on retiring after 20 years in office. We have reports from across the disciplines, including eventing action from Belton, racing from Ascot and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 1 April 2019

News

  • Confusion surrounds BE  fixtures review
  • How small steps can prevent strangles spread
  • Grazing management methods could increase laminitis
  • Buying horses: prices on the rise

Grand National preview

  • Who will win? Our ultimate cut-out form guide for the 2019 runners
  • Lake View Lad: Meet the Scottish-trained grey gelding who is Aintree-bound
  • The elusive race: We talk to the big names who are missing a Grand National win

Features

  • Access all areas: H&H goes behind the scenes at the Goresbridge Go For Gold Sale
  • Rugging solutions: How to keep your horse suitably wrapped over the summer, plus our top pick of rugs
  • H&H’s Festival of Eventing: Entries are now open for the three-day event

Regulars

  • All in a day’s work: The equestrian influencer
  • Property: Havens in Hertfordshire
  • Vet clinic: Potential turnout problems
  • H&H interview: Top Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore
  • Fix it: Showjumper Oliver Tuff on tackling dog-leg lines
  • Goodnight: Columnist Tessa Waugh’s hunting diary, plus our weekly cartoon

Opinion

  • Letters page, plus 100 Horseworld Objects
  • Hunting: Richard Gurney
  • Eventing: Harry Meade
  • Dressage: Laura Tomlinson
  • Showing: Rebecca Penny
  • Racing: Kim Bailey

Hunting

  • Guy Avis: The Heythrop hunt secretary on retiring after 28 years in office
  • Farquhar’s diary: A visit to the south-east hunt, the East Kent with West Street

Reports

  • Eventing: Belton and highlights
  • Dressage: Highlights
  • Showjumping: Winter championships and highlights
  • Showing: Shire Horse Society National and P(UK) Spring Classic
  • Racing: Ascot, Uttoxeter, Doncaster and Meydan
  • Team chasing: Fernie National Championships
  • Point-to-point: Maisemore Park, Larkhill, Kingston Blount and more

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