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Nick Skelton, Olympic show-jumping gold medalist, to publish his memoirs in October 2017

The Orion Publishing Group is delighted to announce that Alan Samson, Publisher of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, has bought world rights from Johnny Whitmore, Commercial Director at the Stellar Group, for Nick Skelton’s autobiography, due for publication on 19 October 2017. Read Article

Overweight horses are four times more likely to develop laminitis

Overweight horses are four times more likely to develop laminitis

Horses and ponies naturally gain weight to build up fat reserves during seasons when there’s plenty of grass and forage ... Read Article

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton 2017

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton 2017

The World of the Horse Exhibitors – Badminton 2017 Allen & Page Ltd 01362 822900 www.allenandpage.com Natural Horse Feeds   ... Read Article

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Try affiliated dressage for a day

Ever fancied competing at an affiliated dressage competition? Horse&Rider has partnered with Petplan Equine and British Dressage to give you ... Read Article

Animal Health Trust Bake

Bake to support the Animal Health Trust

Horse&Rider is supporting the Animal Health Trust as our Charity of the Year 2017. Why not get involved and organise ... Read Article

HR PPA Award

Horse&Rider is crowned Consumer Magazine of the Year

After a truly remarkable year for all D J Murphy titles, Horse&Rider scooped the top prize at the prestigious PPA Independent Publisher awards. Read Article

Emile Faurie wows the crowds at Olympia

Emile Faurie wows the crowds at Olympia

International dressage rider and Olympian Emile Faurie made a welcome return to Olympia this week, with a dazzling Master Class ... Read Article

International Eventing Forum 2017 – The Next Generation (Sam)

International Eventing Forum 2017 – The Next Generation

Time is racing on and the 2017 International Eventing Forum is almost here, with only a matter of weeks to ... Read Article

Sharon Hunt clipping demonstration

Learn to clip like a pro

Olympic medalists Ian Stark OBE and Sharon Hunt will be conducting equine clipping demonstrations at the Carrs Billington’s Selkirk, Morpeth and Brock stores, in partnership with Heiniger clippers during November. Read Article

How do you get a riding arena outside BBC Broadcasting House?

You can put an arena anywhere if you have the correct surface, knowledge and experience... Read Article

Horses and ponies in need

Horse&Rider and PONY magazines are delighted to have been able to donate to a number of equine charities in 2016, ... Read Article

RSPCA issues sycamore warning to horse owners

Atypical myopathy is a serious illness usually found in grazing horses in the autumn and spring. RSPCA chief inspector Cathy Hyde, who heads a specialist team of equine officers, said: “It appears that vets have seen more cases of this debilitating and sadly often fatal condition this autumn than in previous years and that risk is likely to be carried through to the spring. Read Article

Riding for the Disabled group awarded $406k

Haworth Riding for the Disabled (HRDA) is one of two projects based in Yorkshire and Huberside sharing £885,623 won from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities Programme. The centre, in Bradford, offers recreation, therapy, and training for people with physical and learning disabilities. Read Article

New rules for eventing helmet cameras

Permission is now required from British Eventing's Chief Executive for the use of a head or bridle camera in the cross-country phase of eventing. Read Article

Moving horses from pasture to stabling can put horses at risk of colic

Colic is the most common emergency problem in the horse, and one of the main causes of death in the horse. Read Article

Miraculous win for Gizmo the wonder pony

Just six months ago, Gizmo was found lying near an Essex Caravan Park having been dumped in freezing conditions at only four months old. He was suffering from hypothermia, dehydration, liver failure and pneumonia and was close to death. His mother was nowhere to be seen and he was so weak and underweight he was unable to stand. Read Article

Frankel’s first daughter has been born

She is exactly the same colour as her father, including the definitive blaze on her face. The breeding of the foal means that she could be worth up to £3 million, a small portion of her fathers value of £100 million. Read Article

Defra agrees radical overhaul of horse passport system in light of horse meat crisis

Representatives from the Equine Sector Council for Health & Welfare, which includes among its members the British Equestrian Federation, the Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Local Government Trading Standards, the British Equine Veterinary Association and horse welfare charities attended the urgent meeting called by the Secretary of State. Read Article

Debate on Horse Meat called for at World Horse Welfare Conference

Roly Owers, Chief Executive of World Horse Welfare, said in response: “Around 7000 horses are currently at risk of abandonment ... Read Article

Cally’s real-life rescue story

Cally was rescued from Portugal and transported to England, where she was bought by Penny Paddle who lives in Cornwall. Penny tells the story of how she found and saved Cally. Read Article

Petplan Equine top five insurance claims

The UK’s number one pet insurer Petplan, together with its specialist equestrian division, Petplan Equine have a wealth of knowledge of horse and pet illnesses and injuries, with an impressive database of over 1 million animals. Read Article

Redwings’ strangles outbreak one year on

Reflections on one of the most challenging times in charity’s 30-year history and introducing Redwings’ strangles survey. Read Article

British Horse Feeds support Julie Kelshaw in MacMillan charity race

The effort and determination of leisure horse rider, Julie Kelshaw, to compete in a race at York Racecourse, has caught the eye of the team at British Horse Feeds. Read Article

Duchess of Beaufort marks silver anniversary

The Duchess of Beaufort is celebrating 25 years of partnership between Mitsubishi Motors and Badminton Horse Trials. Read Article

University offers free online equine nutrition course

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh is providing a free five-week online course on the subject of equine nutrition. Read Article

Horse Power: Ardennes heavy horses replace machinery in forestry

Discover two forestry workers abandoning machinery in favour of a more traditional - and eco-friendly - means of labour. Meet Ardennes heavy horses, Jetson and Tser Read Article

Big riders turn out for annual big purse challenge

Top riders from all over the country converged on Grange Farm, Wittering to compete in this year’s Lincoln JumpCross Eventer’s Challenge. Read Article

HRH Princess Royal Speaks Out on Equine Transport to Slaughter Conditions

World Horse Welfare needs horse lovers to contact their MEPs today, January 21 2010, to urge them to help horses transported live for slaughter Read Article

The Brooke’s Ambassador Major Richard Waygood MBE Helps Working Horses in India

The Brooke’s ambassador Major Richard Waygood MBE goes behind the scenes in India Read Article

Generous donation helps horses in crisis

As Britain’s horse crisis shows no sign of abating, a tremendously generous donation from Matchmakers International is a huge boost to World Horse Welfare’s front-line UK team. Read Article

Burghley Horse Trials 2012 – Lucy Wiegersma diary

Lucy Wiegersma video diary from Burghley Horse Trials 2012. Read Article

IAN STARK and World Horse Welfare go behind the scenes at Badminton Horse Trials 2014

Three times winner of Badminton Horse Trials, Ian Stark joined World Horse Welfare at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials 2014 last week to talk horse safety with British Eventing’s National Safety Officer, Jonathan Clissold and Badminton Horse Trials vet, Richard Hepburn. Read Article

Burghley 2012: The top fences

In anticipation of the 2012 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, Captain Mark Phillips talks us through some of the signature fences for the Cross Country test. Read Article

EIA confirmed in Cornwall

Defra confirmed yesterday (03/10/12) that a horse in Cornwall has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anaemia (EIA). Read Article

Monty Roberts – an International treasure

Friday 17th February 2012 saw the legendary Monty Roberts and his protégée, Intelligent Horsemanship founder, Kelly Marks put on a much-anticipated demonstration at Royal Leisure, Henfield. Monty, who lives in California, is 77 this year so his transatlantic trips are likely to become an increasingly rare treat for the British public. Read Article

Team GB eventers win Olympic silver – review

I don't know about you, but I'm not sure I have any nerves left after the eventing exploits over the last few days. There has been furious nail biting in the equestrian community as we scrabbled around for mobile phone internet, non-shuddery web coverage and red-button TVs for minute-to-minute coverage of the London 2012 Eventing. Read Article

The World Class Programme and the build up to the Olympics

The UK Sport funded Equestrian World Class Programme supports a pathway to success for eventing, showjumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage athletes. Read Article

ParalympicsGB equestrian team combines youth and experience

Earlier this week, our Paralympic equestrian team was announced by the British Paralympic Association. Read Article

Horse meat found in Supermarket burgers

Investigations are under way into how beefburgers on sale in UK and Irish Republic supermarkets came to have horse meat in them. Read Article

Irish win in the FEI Nations Cup

Ireland made their first win of the season a big one, scooping the Hickstead leg of the FEI Nations Cup for the first time since 2001. This moves them up one place from the bottom of the league table. Read Article

London 2012: Olympic Dressage Finals

Exciting, thrilling and edge-of-your-seat tense is the best way to sum up the Olympic dressage individual finals, can the same be said for this test? Read Article

Courtney King-Dye in Coma After Fall from Dressage Horse

US Olympic Dressage rider Courtney King-Dye remains in a coma after falling from a horse while not wearing a hat. Read Article

Actor Perri Snowden talks War Horse

War Horse actor Perri Snowden, who play Capt Nicholls, reveals all about the West End show and the Olympia performance Read Article

Secretariat: the movie

New Disney movie 'Secretariat', based on the true story of the legendary race horse, is released 3rd December, 2010. Watch the trailer here! Read Article

Horse&Rider voted Consumer Magazine of the Year in the IPAC Awards 2010

Horse&Rider wins ‘Consumer Magazine of the Year’ award at the 2010 Independent Publisher Awards Read Article

Over 100 Horses Rescued from Meat Farm in Amersham

A nation of animal lovers watched in horror as over 100 horses, ponies and donkeys were rescued. Mel Rutherford follows the equines' first steps on the road to recovery Read Article

Thrilling headcam from Burghley 2012

During the Cross Country phase at Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this year, find some special footage of Paul Tapner riding Inonothing. Read Article

Horseman’s Sunday in Hyde Park

One Sunday a year, over a hundred horses gather near Hyde Park in London to celebrate horse riding in the city Read Article

War Horse: Joey meets Elizabeth

War Horse puppet Joey comes face to face with living and breathing Household Cavalry horse Elizabeth Read Article

Saddles: How new technology is paving the way

Choosing a saddle just got easier, thanks to groundbreaking new technology Read Article

Use of Electric Collar Shocks Horse World

Electric training device sparks horror amongst equestrians Read Article

When War Horse Met the Household Cavalry: Life Size Equine Puppets Meet Their Inspiration

How did the horses of The Household Cavalry respond to the equine puppets of theatrical sensation War Horse? Read Article

New BEVA guide makes equine insurance easier

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has introduced a new guide to help horse owners negotiate the complexities of equine insurance with clarity. Read Article

War Horse: inspecting the troops

War Horse's Capt Nicholls and Joey inspect The Household Cavalry Troopers in London's Hyde Park Read Article

War Horse stops traffic

London traffic is brought to a standstill as War Horse puppet Joey makes his way to Hyde Park Read Article

Year of the Horse Charity Polo Day at Guards Polo Club – with Kauto Star

Gold Cup hero, Kauto Star, is special guest in support of World Horse Welfare’s charity polo day. Read Article

HBO sued over treatment of horses

HBO are being sued for allegedly mistreating horses and then covering it up during filming for the TV series 'Luck'. Read Article

King Solomon, Mary King’s former Olympic ride dies aged 24

One of the most successful horses of all time, King Solomon III, was part of the silver medal winning team in Athens in 2004. Read Article

Breen’s Derby dream finally comes true

After coming so close for the past two years, Ireland's Trevor Breen finally achieved what he'd always wanted to do - winning the Equestrian.com Derby at Hickstead. Read Article

William Fox-Pitt (GBR) wins the 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

(USA, 27 April 2014) William Fox-Pitt (GBR) riding Bay My Hero, today Sunday 27 April 2014, wins the 2014 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, with Lauren Kieffer (USA) riding Veronica in 2nd place, and Bruce (Buck) Davidson Jr. (USA) riding Ballynoe Castle RM in 3rd place, in Lexington. Read Article

Carl and Charlotte go Dutch in search of ‘new Valegro’

‘Carl and Charlotte: Going Dutch’, a brand new ‘Carl and Charlotte’ documentary will premiere on Horse & Country TV (Sky 280) in May. Read Article

British Eventing announces Arena Eventing series

A new two phase competition open to members and non-members is to be offered by British Eventing in 2015, with the aim of providing extra opportunities to existing members and encouraging new members. Read Article

Equestrian students slammed for naked calendar

Members of the Leeds University Equestrian Society have been criticised for a racy charity calendar photoshoot. Read Article

Charlotte and Valegro return with bang and a world record

On their first appearance since winning team and individual gold medals at the London Olympic Games, Charlotte Dujardin (GBR) and Valegro not only blew away the opposition in the Reem Acra FEI World Cup Dressage Leg, but also gained a new World grand prix record score in doing so. Read Article

The British Racing School trains stars of the future

While many teenagers are packing up for university this month, two youngsters are forging themselves a different path thanks to an innovative free course run by the Newmarket-based British Racing School... Read Article

Teenager asks drivers to slow down after accident

Seventeen-year-old Simon Barber was thrown off and suffered whiplash when a passing van hit his horse's hindleg on Leeds Road, Idle, Bradford. Read Article

Fund-raising drive to bring back horse-drawn boats

An appeal launched by the Friends of Cromford Canal, Derbyshire, hopes to see horse-drawn boat trips return to the canal by next spring. Read Article

40 equines found in brick kiln

When Brooke partner AHTCS (Animal Health Training and Consultancy Service) set off on a survey of welfare standards at one of the brick kilns in Nepal's Kathmandu valley, they didn't expect to find nearly 40 animals in a desperate state. Read Article

British-bred dressage star put to sleep

Oldenburg stallion Donnersong, previously ridden to success by Carl Hester, has been put to sleep aged 22. Read Article

Horses join commuters on M25

Four horses caused 20-mile queues on the M25 yesterday (09/10/12). Read Article

One million horses were taken to France from Britain and only 62,000 were brought back..

Dorothy Brooke was in Egypt in 1930 and started her mission to rescue from indescribable conditions, what remained of the ... Read Article

William Funnell can’t be bettered in the Bunn Leisure Trophy

Local rider William Funnell has won plenty at Hickstead over the years, and today he added another title to his collection on day three of the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead (29 July – 3 August). Read Article

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