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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.

Jumping bigger

Want to start tackling bigger fences with your horse? Tim Stockdale helps you progress safely and with confidence Read Article

Square up with Sandy Phillips

In the final part of our series, dressage rider and judge Sandy Phillips shows you how to get the best out of your horse using her ‘secret weapon’ exercise Read Article

Accuracy masterclass with Sandy Phillips

Dressage rider and judge Sandy Phillips helps you ace your horse’s geometry lessons Read Article

The rise of the superbug

Threatening the health of our horses as well as our own, resistance to antimicrobial drugs is on the increase. Vet Laura Quiney, from the Animal Health Trust, explains how you can help preserve the use of these lifesaving medicines Read Article

How a wound heals

Horses tend to be accident-prone, which means that dealing with wounds is part and parcel of being a horse owner. Vet Sally Hodgson, from Hook Norton Veterinary Group, explains how wounds repair and how you can help the process Read Article

Colic

Colic can affect any horse at any time and it can be life-threatening. Vet Imogen Burrows, from Cliffe Equine Clinic, explains what signs to look for and what to do when it strikes Read Article

Careers with horses

Thinking of a change of career? Check out some of the rewarding jobs you can do that have a connection with horses Read Article

Winter Feeding

The challenges of winter can sometimes mean rethinking how you feed your horse. H&R’s panel of experts solve some common problems Read Article

Clipping fears

Envious of your friends with their super-smart clipped horses when yours is a nervous wreck – or worse – at the sight of a pair of clippers? Anna Saillet’s here to help Read Article

Frustrating habits

Do you find some of your horse’s habits frustrating at times? H&R reveals why he might be behaving this way Read Article

Clipping fears

Envious of your friends with their super-smart clipped horses when yours is a nervous wreck – or worse – at the sight of a pair of clippers? Anna Saillet’s here to help Read Article

Choose the right trainer

Riding is a constant learning curve and at some point we all reach out for the support of a trainer. But how do you go about choosing the right one for you? Horse&Rider investigates Read Article

Create the perfect partnership with your new horse

The key to making things work with a new horse is to take it slowly and get to know each other well Read Article

10 tips to live by when buying a horse

After some eye-opening experiences, Grand Prix dressage rider Anna Ross shares the strategies she uses to help her when buying a horse 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

Make sense of insurance excess

The excess you choose depends on your budget and why you are buying insurance, says Guy Prest of KBIS British Equestrian Insurance Read Article

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