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Michael Eilberg’s secrets to success

Dressage dynamo Michael Eilberg shows you how to channel your horse’s energy into your best work yet Read Article

Eventing from the ground up

Especially in the winter, many riders are guilty of schooling solely on a surface, but if your horse doesn’t get to continue practising over less consistent footing, then he’ll struggle to transition back to grass dressage and showjumping rings when the eventing season begin Read Article

Get the perfect position

Riding through winter doesn’t need to be a chore. Dan Greenwood explains how to make the most of winter training to prepare yourself and your horse for the competition season ahead Read Article

Build jumping confidence with Jock Paget

Whether your horse is young or could benefit from going back to basics, Jock Paget explains how gridwork can be used to create balance and straightness Read Article

Harry Meade fixes 11 common problems with one exercise

Cross-country riding is the ultimate test of not only a horse’s athletic skill, but also his intellect and his ability to problem-solve. Read Article

Improve your horse’s jump

Badminton winner Sam Griffiths shares his tips for jumping success Read Article

Feel confident with any horse

It’s that time of year when, because of the short daylight hours and waterlogged fields, many horses are spending much more time in their stables. Read Article

Take your hacking to the next level

Take your training out of the arena with event rider Coral Keen’s simple hacking exercises Read Article

Hacking hang-ups

A hack may seem like the ideal way to spend time with your horse, but confidence issues can soon put a stop to that. H&R has some simple solutions to help you enjoy hacking again Read Article

Make your horse easy to handle with Warwick Schiller

Your horse’s extremities – his legs, ears and nose – are very sensitive. Warwick Schiller explains how to handle them safely Read Article

Feel confident with any horse

It’s that time of year when, because of the short daylight hours and waterlogged fields, many horses are spending much more time in their stables. Read Article

Put the fun back into hacking With Michael Peace

“Hacking problems can include anything from spooking or bucking to refusing to leave the yard” says Michael in his latest ... Read Article

Warm-ups for horse riders

Becoming fitter for riding can seem like a mammoth task, but it doesn’t have to be. By following a few simple guidelines you can get riding fit in only 30 minutes a day. Read Article

Simple exercises for a strong back

Ever felt like you've been carrying your horse? Matt Dean outlines some simple exercises to avoid riding-related back pain Read Article

Exercises and stretches especially for horse riders

Getting fitter and healthier so you can ride may seem like a challenge but if you follow these workout and stretching tips you can get fit in only 30 minutes a day. Read Article

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