Horse & Hound; 8 December 2016

  • In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out on Thursday 8 December 2016, don’t miss our Olympia preview, including all the action not to be missed this year, plus we visit the Portuguese Lusitanos performing at the 2017 Christmas extravaganza. Read our interview with Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin ahead of Valegro’s official retirement at Olympia, plus find out how best to plan your winter so your horse is ready for the eventing season. We also have reports from racing from the Tingle Creek at Sandown, hunting action and much more.

    What’s in Horse & Hound magazine: 8 December 2016



    • Riders’ concerns over WEG cross-country
    • Mixed reaction to dropping ‘final four’ in showjumping World Championship
    • How to support shortlisted SPOTY riders
    • Dressage Life: A young rider receives a boost, Carl Hester has a new yard manager and more

    Olympia preview


    • What not to miss: From Valegro’s goodbye to jockeys showjumping, there’s plenty of action tp enjoy at this year’s Christmas extravaganza
    • Portuguese Lusitanos: Ahead of their Olympia display, we discover why they’re a unique breed



    • The best of my fun: Charles Frampton
    • Property: Equestrian havens overseas
    • Vet clinic: How the large intestine works
    • H&H interview: Charlotte Dujardin
    • Move it like: William Fox-Pitt
    • Hunt hero: TicTac
    • Eventing fitness: How to use the winter to make sure your horse is ready for his first event season
    • Christmas gifts: Perfect presents for last-minute shoppers, plus our pick of charity calendars
    • The horse that made me: Colin Tizzard


    • Letters: Your views
    • Editorial comment: Content director Sarah Jenkins
    • Dressage: Anna Ross
    • Sport horse breeding: Carole Mortimer
    • Showjumping: William Funnell
    • Showing: Simon Reynolds
    • Point-to-point: Pauline Harkin



    • Hunting: Minehead and Staintondale
    • Dressage: Small Tour Championships and highlights
    • Showjumping: Arena UK, Crofton and international highlights
    • Showing: British National Foal Show and Welsh Winter Fair
    • Racing: Sandown, Aintree and bloodstock
    • Point-to-point: Barbury

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