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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.

Boost your horse’s fitness with interval training

Is interval training just for pros, or a useful tool for getting your own horse fit, too? Fizz Marshall breaks it down and explains how you can integrate it into your riding regime Read Article

Improve your jumping position

Developing a secure, stable jumping position will help you be more effective over fences. Here’s four common position problems and how to put them right Read Article

Five exercises to try this week

From in-hand work to athletic jumping, we’ve got five quick and easy exercises for you to try this week that you can work through with less than 30 minutes on the clock Read Article

Navicular

Navicular disease has caused many horse owners heartache over the years, but vets have discovered that it may not be all it seems. Vet Lucy Meehan, from Langford Vets, explains Read Article

Choosing a livery yard

Picking the right livery yard for your horse is a balancing act that requires weighing up the costs, services, facilities and location. Decide what’s most important to you and your horse with H&R’s guide Read Article

Supporting your veteran horse

Ever wondered if your horse’s diet is doing enough to support him through his senior years?  Dodson & Horrell’s Head of Nutrition, Dr Courtney Miller, is on hand to set your mind at ease Read Article

Hypnotherapy for horse riders

Are you suffering from a crisis of confidence with your horse or struggling to cope after an accident? Hypnotherapy could be the answer Read Article

Goal setting

Setting horsey goals to achieve is fun and motivating, but sometimes outlining something you’re keen to accomplish can bring a ... Read Article

19 ways to stay motivated this winter

When it’s dark, wet and cold, spending time at the yard can feel more of an obligation than a pleasure. Here are H&R’s tips for making winter work for you Read Article

Choosing a livery yard

Picking the right livery yard for your horse is a balancing act that requires weighing up the costs, services, facilities and location. Decide what’s most important to you and your horse with H&R’s guide Read Article

How to advertise your horse

Looking to share, loan or sell your horse, but don’t know where to start? There’s a lot you can do to help find the right partner to continue his journey and make the process as smooth as possible Read Article

How to check your horse’s family tree

Ever wondered if your horse’s past contains any hidden gems? H&R has some top tips for unearthing his family tree Read Article

Confused by insurance?

Insurance needs to be tailored to your specific needs. Find out what cover you might need from Carriagehouse Insurance's Fiona Gordon-Clarke Read Article

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