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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.

Lucinda Green’s guide to great groundwork

Six-time Badminton Horse Trials winner Lucinda Green shares her advice for developing a partnership with your horse from the ground to improve your ridden work Read Article

Getting the right canter lead

Does your horse struggle to strike off on the correct canter lead? Follow H&R’s guide to help you get it right every time Read Article

The silver lining to staying at home

The lack of competitions has left many riders feeling despondent when it comes to achieving their goals, particularly with the ... Read Article

Your bitting problems, solved

With so many bits available on the market, how can you pick the perfect option for your horse? Richard Brown answers your burning bitting questions 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

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

What to look for when buying a horse

If you’re looking to buy a new horse, finding the perfect partner is essential. Vet Laura Quiney, from the Animal Health Trust, explains how to make sure he’s fit for the job Read Article

Sharing a horse

Owning a horse can be a dream come true, but what happens when you’re short on time? And what if it’s simply not practical to have your own horse? Sharing can be a great solution, provided you get it right – Horse&Rider shows you how 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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