Horse & Hound; 4 January 2018

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 4 January 2018, don’t miss our 2018 predictions special, in which we highlight riders and exciting horses to watch this year. We also take a look at pint-sized riders and how they compete successfully on big horses, plus we give you an ultimate guide to arena eventing. We also have a couple of brand new features for you to enjoy and there are also reports from the hunting field, dressage, showjumping and racing.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 4 January 2018


  • Second-career boost for racehorses across the world
  • Top eventer in high-profile doping case
  • The dangers of drones and a law change in the offing
  • Dressage Life: Farewell to British Olympic star, plus a new ride for Fiona Bigwood and more

H&H‘s 2018 predictions

  • Riders to watch this year: Plus dates for your diary and new rules across the disciplines
  • Exciting horses: The potential equine stars of 2018, plus we predict the headlines and check out the must-have kit list


  • Pint-sized riders: We talk to small jockeys who successfully compete their sizeable mounts
  • Access all areas: H&H visits Richard and Marjorie Ramsay at the base of their showing empire, Watership Farm near Newbury
  • Arena eventing: Your ultimate guide to eventing on a surface and tips for success
  • The rising stars of the hunting field: We showcase our pick of the top 25 under-25 stalwarts, who are dedicated to the sport and always willing to help
  • Hunting literature: We take a look at how the words of sporting poets and novelists have helped many fall in love with the sport


  • NEW — All in a day’s work: Racing valet Chris Maude
  • Vet clinic: We bus the myths with the latest scientific thinking
  • Hunt hero: Barry Woolham, a late starter who still loves hunting aged 82
  • Masterclass: Eventer Flora Harris on improving adjustability
  • H&H interview: National Hunt trainer Neil Mulholland
  • Property: Gorgeous Gloucestershire set-ups
  • NEW — Goodnight: New columnist Tessa Waugh on combining Christmas with horses, plus ‘The seat-saver’


  • Letters, plus hunting editor’s comment
  • Dressage: Pammy Hutton
  • Showjumping: Andy Austin
  • Racing: Fergal O’Brien


  • Hunting: Monmouthshire, plus pictures from Boxing Day meets across the country
  • Dressage: Highlights
  • Showjumping: Summerhouse
  • Racing: Kempton, Leopardstown and bloodstock

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