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From riding and training tips, to veterinary and confidence advice, our expert advice section has everything you need to make the most out of your time with your horse.

Make a connection

There’s no greater feeling than riding a horse who’s travelling freely forward into a soft contact, but how is this achieved? Try our five exercises for starters Read Article

How to see a stride

Having trouble with your take-offs? Our ideas will get you back on track Read Article

Solve your loading troubles

In need of a loading refresher before you head out and about making the most of your season? Look no further than H&R’s comprehensive guide Read Article

The 6 secrets of biosecurity

Is biosecurity giving you the blues? Here are six top tips to keeping your horse safe and sound with the ultimate yard set-up Read Article

Looking into lameness

If your horse goes lame, diagnostic technologies will allow him the most appropriate treatment possible, as vet Jonathan Anderson explains Read Article

How to have a happy horse

If you want to up your horse’s happiness, we suggest some simple ways to keep him contented Read Article

Being more sustainable

If you’re looking to care for your horse more sustainably, we’re here to help you get started Read Article

Rumour has it…

H&R sets the record straight on what’s true and what’s not when it comes to some of these common misconceptions Read Article

Feeling lonely?

Equestrianism can be a solitary sport at times, so what can you do if you start to feel twinges of loneliness setting in? H&R has come up with some social solutions to help you Read Article

Compete with confidence: understanding motivation

Feeling a chink in your competition confidence? Alison Buttery helps you start your season on a high Read Article

Set up to succeed

Do you undermine your own success? Tracey Cole explains how a different way of thinking could transform your riding for the better Read Article

Could you take on an ex-racehorse?

If you’d like to own a racehorse out of training but don’t know much about the sport, learning some of the key terminology can put you ahead of the curve Read Article

Perfect partners: the vetting

When you’re happy that you’ve met your perfect match, the next step is to think about the vetting. Equine vet Juliette Edmonds guides you through the process Read Article

Perfect partners: meeting your match

The excitement of buying a new horse is one like no other, but don’t be fooled by rose-tinted glasses. Before taking the plunge, make sure you’re fully prepared Read Article

What’s the difference between prices?

Get to grips with the insurance lingo to help you set up the best policy for your horse Read Article

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Horse&Rider magazine - June 2024

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