Horse & Hound; 7 September 2017

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 7 September 2017, don’t miss our full report from Burghley Horse Trials — including our in-depth analysis, expert comments, pictures and more. Plus, read our feature on how youngsters can best juggle their studies with riding and in this week’s ‘Vet clinic’ we look at how yard accidents can have disastrous consequences for horses. We also profile champion hack Fleetwater Xecutive in ‘Horse hero’ and check out our interview with the new Pony Club chief executive. Read our reports from the Solihull Festival of Para Dressage, jumping action from Hickstead and much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 7 September 2017


    • Big dressage changes on the cards
    • Showjumpers talk boot and blood rule amendments
    • Businesses encouraged to take action on rates
    • Why riders should ‘listen to their knees’
    • Showing Life: Stallions land HOYS tickets and ‘Wocket Woy’ makes his show ring debut

    Burghley report

    • British triumph: Oliver Townend spearheads a British charge, with home riders filling all four of the top spots
    • Dressage: Seasoned eventers head the first-phase proceedings and Mark Todd leads overnight
    • Cross-country: The track produces some surprise victims, while Brits shine during tough test
    • Comment: William Fox-Pitt
    • Thrills and spills: Some impressive acrobatics caught on camera during the cross-country
    • Showjumping: The final phase sees a reshuffle in the placings with Townend holding on
    • Comment: Mark Phillips
    • Young event horse final: A home-bred exceeds expectation and showjumping lines dominate


    • Juggling school with horses: Top riders on how youngsters can best balance studies with riding


    • Best of my fun: Showjumper Sam Hutton
    • Property: Suffolk havens
    • Vet clinic: When yard accidents have disastrous consequences for horses
    • Horse hero: Champion hack Fleetwater Xecutive
    • Masterclass: Event rider Camilla Speirs
    • H&H interview: Pony Club chief executive Rhian Gibson
    • My inspiration: Show rider Kirstine Douglas


    • Letters, plus magazine editor’s comment
    • Dressage: Carl Hester
    • Showjumping: Peter Charles
    • Showing: Julie Templeton


    • Eventing: Wellington, Millstreet, Richmond and highlights
    • Dressage: Solihull Festival of Para Dressage and highlights
    • Showjumping: All England Jumping Championships, Bucks County, Edenbridge & Oxted, plus international highlights
    • Showing: BSPS Summer, RoR Championships, Edenbridge & Oxted, Burghley and more
    • Hunting: Rydal Hound Show

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