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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

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Take the stress out of travelling

Why should you keep your horse in a herd?

Read your horse’s mind

When to call a behaviourist

How to deal with losing your horse

Feel confident after time off from riding

How to manage and prevent stable vices

Make your horse’s day

Make your horse easy to handle with Warwick Schiller

Spook busting

Make your horse easy to handle with Warwick Schiller

Space invader

What your body language is telling your horse

Dealing with separation anxiety

Spook busting

Meeting Monty Roberts

Coping with the loss of a horse, do you have any advice that might help me to get over it please?

My horse refuses to walk through puddles or water, what can I do to help her get over this?

Nap happy: Part two

Read your horse’s ears

Mixed signals

Tips for introducing the bit to young horses?

Up we go!

My horse objects to me picking his feet up, help?

My horse is scared of cows, how can I change this?

I think I’m a bad rider, how do I gain more confidence in the saddle?

Nap happy: Part one

I hate water

Take the lead

My horse is aggressive towards me when I try to catch him, what is causing him to be like this?

I tense up when riding as I know my gelding is likely to bolt, what can I do to help this?

My horse has lost its companion recently, should I find her a replacement paddock friend?

My gelding is fighting other horses when I turn him out, why is he like this?

I’m struggling to catch my mare when she’s with my gelding, how can I avoid this problem?

My horse has separation anxiety, what is the best way to handle this?

The basics of equitation science

How do horses learn?

How to listen to your horse

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