Horse & Hound; 5 October 2017

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 5 October 2017, don’t miss Pippa Funnell as she assesses horses ready for rehoming, plus the rescue horses that are winning depite a tough start in life. Read our advice on rug hacks and how to transform your horse’s winter wardrobe. Also talk to British national dressage champion Hayley Watson-Greaves in this week’s H&H interview and we have reports including eventing action from Osberton, showjumping from Arena UK and Solihull and much more.

What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 5 October 2017


  • Future of Britain’s heavy horses hangs in the balance
  • Record number of horses registered for UAE endurance
  • Ignorance the cause of most equine suffering
  • Laser device could change the way horses are measured
  • Showing Life: curtain falls on Cherif championships, disabled champion crowned and more


  • The Funnell Assessment: Pippa Funnell meets the equines ready for rehoming by World Horse Welfare
  • Rosette-winning rescues: The  horses and ponies who are winning despite enduring a tough start in life
  • Hunting on the lead-rein: The right recipe to instill a life-long passion for hunting
  • Products: Winter turnout and stable rugs for every horse
  • Rug hacks: Transform your winter with this handy advice


  • Best of my fun: Event rider Elizabeth Power
  • Property: Escape to Essex
  • Vet clinic: Finding foreign bodies — and how to act
  • Horse hero: European eventing gold medallist Allstar B
  • Masterclass: Trevor Breen on improving softness between fences
  • H&H interview: British national dressage champion Hayley Watson-Greaves
  • My inspiration: William Whitaker


  • Letters, plus The Princess Royal’s guest comment
  • Eventing: Harry Meade
  • Dressage: Carl Hester
  • Showjumping: Di Lampard and William Whitaker
  • Showing: Stuart Hollings


  • Eventing: Osberton, Dauntsey Park, Ballindenisk and highlights and more
  • Dressage: Widmer, Saumur and highlights
  • Showjumping: Nations Cup Barcelona, Arena UK and Solihull
  • Sport Horse Breeding: FEI World Breeding Championships
  • Racing: Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
  • Team chasing: Berkeley
  • Driving: FEI World Pairs Championship, Slovenia

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