Expert Advice Hacking

Five exercises to try this week

From in-hand work to athletic jumping, we’ve got five quick and easy exercises for you to try this week that you can work through with less than 30 minutes on the clock 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

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

Keep yourself safer in the saddle

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

Create a confident horse with Lucinda Fredericks

Ride like the professionals and use your time outside the arena to build a confident horse, develop your partnership with your horse and boldly go hacking with Olympic eventer Lucinda Fredericksf Read Article

Feel confident with any horse

Most of us have had a confidence crisis when riding or handling an excitable or tricky horse, but when you’re armed with the correct tools, the situation becomes much more manageable Read Article

Take your hacking to the next level

Take your training out of the arena with event rider Coral Keen’s simple hacking exercises Read Article

Hacking hang-ups

A hack may seem like the ideal way to spend time with your horse, but confidence issues can soon put a stop to that. H&R has some simple solutions to help you enjoy hacking again Read Article

Training up hill with Richard Davison

Medium and extended trot both have to be mastered if you want to go up the levels in dressage. And ... Read Article

Put the fun back into hacking With Michael Peace

“Hacking problems can include anything from spooking or bucking to refusing to leave the yard” says Michael in his latest ... Read Article

My ex-racer thoroughbred runs away with me when out hacking, it’s starting to scare me, what can I do?

Q: Within the last year or so, my ex-racer Thoroughbred has started to run away with me on a hack as soon as we come to an open area – he’s fine to school in an arena. It’s now scaring me, so what can I do about it? Read Article

Hacked off! Hacking around the Yorkshire Wolds

Discover a wonderfully unspoilt part of Yorkshire with your horse on this inspiring route. Read Article

Beginner’s guide to hunting – find out what is required for a day’s hunting and what to wear and to expect

Want to know how to go hunting? It’s trail hunting nowadays, with hounds following a scent laid by a runner or quad bike, and it’s enormous fun! Horse&Rider magazine has all the advice first timers need, from hunting etiquette to how to ride your horse at his first meet. So get on the trail now... Read Article

How to hold a galloping horse

Do you want to go fast, but worry you might not stop at the other end? Then follow Tina Sederholm's great advice for staying in control Read Article

My horse insists on being at the front when hacking out – how can I make him listen to me?

Q: My gelding is a very forward-going, strong ride and whenever I hack him out with other horses, he insists on being in front. If I try to go at the back, he jogs and pulls on the reins, and I sometimes have trouble stopping him. What can I do now to make him listen to me? Read Article

Ready, steady, hack: Visualisation

If the thought of hacking puts you in a panic, or fast rides seem beyond your capabilities, sports psychologist Debbie Percy can help Read Article

Ready, steady, hack: Setting goals

Whether the thought of hacking puts you in a panic, or going for fast rides seems beyond your capabilities, sports psychologist, Debbie Percy can help Read Article

Ready, steady, hack: Memories matter

Does the thought of hacking put you in a panic, or fast rides seem beyond your capabilities? Sports psychologist Debbie Percy can help Read Article

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