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Sedation and general anaesthetic

There will almost certainly be a time when your horse needs to be sedated and, in some cases, he may even need a general anaesthetic. But how do they work and what are the risks? Katie Brickman from Minster Vets explains

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Ditches and angled fences are some of the most obvious rider-frighteners on every cross-country course, but you can make light work of them in the school with Nick Gauntlett’s top tips Read Article

Fit to ride

It can be hard to find the time to keep yourself fit, especially when you’re riding less during winter. Follow our three-part exercise series to maximise your strength and condition in as little as 30 minutes Read Article

Sedation and general anaesthetic

There will almost certainly be a time when your horse needs to be sedated and, in some cases, he may even need a general anaesthetic. But how do they work and what are the risks? Katie Brickman from Minster Vets explains Read Article

Sweet itch

While there’s no cure for sweet itch, there’s a lot you can do to make your horse’s life more comfortable if he suffers from the condition. Vet Roly Owers, from World Horse Welfare, explains Read Article

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Goal setting

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19 ways to stay motivated this winter

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Control your nerves

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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

Create the perfect partnership with your new horse

The key to making things work with a new horse is to take it slowly and get to know each other well Read Article

Confused by insurance?

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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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