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Have a go at side saddle

Elegant and skilled, but also really hard and a bit scary? Side saddle is as alluring as it is intimidating, but it’s great fun, as Jennifer Blockley found out Read Article

Showing success

Fancy having a go at showing this season? Professional producer Louise Bell is here to help you achieve your best Read Article

Winter training

Stuck for ideas when schooling on winter evenings? Horse&Rider comes to the rescue with four fun, quick exercises from top trainers to improve your horse’s way of going and your riding, too Read Article

Jumping bigger

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

How to keep your horse focused

Could your horse’s focus use a tune-up? Daniel Moseley shows you how to get him thinking on his feet 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

Hack like a professional with Lucinda Fredericks

Even professional riders use time outside the arena to improve their horse’s way of going. Olympic eventer, Lucinda Fredericks, shares her tips for motivating a laid-back type Read Article

Good groundwork with long-reining

Nervous about trying long-reining? Don’t be! Fizz Marshall explains how to get started Read Article

Where to begin with your ex-racehorse

So, you’ve got your new ex-racehorse, but where to start? Clare Poole, top ex-racehorse showing producer, rider and judge, explains Read Article

Keep yourself safer in the saddle

Check out our top tips to help keep you more secure while you're on board Read Article

Are you sitting comfortably?

A secure seat is the foundation for harmonious riding. Sylvia Loch explains how to achieve it Read Article

Taking your horse to the gallops

Take your horse to purpose-built racehorse gallops and boost your confidence, develop impeccable timing and improve fitness with event rider, Coral Keen Read Article

Warm-ups for horse riders

Becoming fitter for riding can seem like a mammoth task, but it doesn’t have to be. By following a few simple guidelines you can get riding fit in only 30 minutes a day. Read Article

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