Legendary showjumper John Whitaker shares some great exercises to tune-up your horse’s basic skills. Jasean Spraggett has a polework exercise for you to try and Chris Bartle gets you to step up your workouts and add impulsion. Plus, it may be the pace you think about the least but we show you why schooling for the walk is still important – check out our advice to gain those higher marks in your next dressage test, with help from top riders Ingrid Klimke, Ian Woodhead, Andrew Gould and Abi Lyle.
Continue to work on the bond between you and your horse with Emma Massingale’s fun trick training and put your horse to work in your next lungeing session with Fizz Marshall’s whole-body workouts. Be prepared in emergency situations with our handy guide on what to expect if your horse gets rushed to hospital with colic.
Plus, don’t forget to enter our fabulous competitions, you could win a riding and safety gear bundle from Toggi and Champion and we’ve got some fantastic prizes in our monthly giveaway page – get your hands on a copy of September Horse&Rider today!