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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

Sitting trot

Does the very thought of sitting to the trot fill you with horror? Master this tricky skill in no time with our bounce-busting tips Read Article

Five creative pole work exercises

Looking for a polework exercise to really get your horse thinking? Check out this exciting layout – its benefits definitely outweigh the set-up time Read Article

Stay safe over fences

Whether you’re a jumping afficionado or new to leaving the ground, there’s never any harm in a quick reminder of how to stay safe over fences – find out how with H&R Read Article

Five creative pole work exercises

Looking for a polework exercise to really get your horse thinking? Check out this exciting layout – its benefits definitely outweigh the set-up time Read Article

Get better connected with Tina Cook

Is your horse lacking connection in his schooling? Tina Cook helps you get him engaged and going better than ever Read Article

Staying safe on the beach

Considering an outing to the beach with your equine best friend? Here are H&R’s five top tips to keep you safe as houses on the sand Read Article

Road safety

From equipping you and your horse with the skills to safely and courteously ride on the road, to upskilling friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to pass horses with more care, join our campaign for considerate road sharing Read Article

Next-level hacking

It can be all too easy to relax and forget to make the most of your hack. Horse&Rider explores ways to get maximum benefit from every ride Read Article

Happy handling

Ensuring your horse is as polite on the ground as he is under saddle is essential to not only a good working relationship, but also to keeping you and your horse safe Read Article

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

Get more from your lungeing sessions

Having a plan of action will make your lungeing session much more effective. Fizz Marshall shares some simple exercises Read Article

Back health for better riding

A better understanding of how your spine works and how you can keep it healthy will pay dividends to your riding. Physiotherapist Nell Mead explains more Read Article

Develop a secure seat with pilates

Pilates instructor Julie Driver shares her top exercises to help improve your position in the saddle Read Article

5 steps to your fittest horse yet

Whether you’re stepping up to the next competition level, bringing your horse back into work or just want to ride him for longer, a proper fitness routine is key Read Article

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