Horse&Rider Magazine Spring 2016

Jump better with Robert Whitaker Improve your horse’s canter to boost his jumping technique


Showjumper Stuart Harvey shows you how to introduce a horse to jumping


Dressage rider Fiona Bigwood’s simple exercises for success


Tips and tricks for riding a perfect Novice level dressage test from Anna Ross


 


Win! A lesson with Alice Oppenheimer and Dengie feed


Perfect prizes! A great selection of gear up for grabs


 


 


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In the saddle

Jump start Showjumper Stuart Harvey shows you

how to introduce a horse to jumping

Small steps to big progress Dressage rider Fiona

Bigwood’s simple exercises for success

Fine tuning Make small tweaks to your position that

will transform the way your horse moves

Get better dressage scores Tips and tricks for riding

a perfect Novice level dressage test from Anna Ross

Jump better with Robert Whitaker Improve your

horse’s canter to boost his jumping technique

 

Mind matters

Understanding stereotypic behaviour Behaviourist

Anna Saillet has the low-down on this important topic

Improve his manners How to make your horse a

dream to handle on the ground

Ride in public with confidence Feel judged when

people watch you ride? Don’t let it spoil your fun

 

Ask the expertså

Management know-how

Feeding fats and oils.  Loading into a backwardfacing

lorry. Transitioning to barefoot

Mind matters

Remembering a dressage tes.t  Teaching a horse to

‘kiss’ you. Getting horses used to donkeys

Ask a vet

 Physiotherapy after trauma.  Swelling under the jaw.

How to quarantine your horse

Horsey shopping

Leg protection for travelling.  Rejuvenating a wool

numnah.  Choosing a good-quality supplement

In the saddle

Creating a lighter contact. Schooling your horse in

water.  Teaching your horse rein-back

In brief

Checking lorry and trailer floors.  Removing ticks

safely. Preventing fence chewing

 

Ask a vet

How to avoid jumping injuries The stress and strains

caused by jumping, and reducing the risk of injury

Bad blood Everything you need to know about

hyperlipaemia and how to prevent it

Equine senses – hearing Learn more about your

horse’s hearing and how it can affect his behavior

 

Management know-how

Clean machine Top tips for sprucing up your tack

and keeping it in fantastic condition

Hit the road A guide to taking your trailer and HGV

test, and safely transporting your precious cargo

Boost your fitness Improve your riding by becoming

fitter, balanced and stronger

Bits – a complete guide All you need to know so you

can select the right one for your horse

 

Wellbeing news  New technology.  Ketamine

controversy.  Equine adaptations.  Horse safety

 

Horsey shopping

Guide to fibre feeds The importance of feeding fibre

and a look at the different products available

Ride on the bright side Some of the best high-vis kit

on the market tried and tested

Wage war on sweet itch Top tips for keeping it at

bay, and a selection of lotions and potions to try

This month we love... Canine fashion, stylish

ponchos, weekend bags, funky stirrups and more

 

Regulars

Horseworld News, views and the new safety

standards for hats

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Competition entries One simple form to enter all

our fabulous competitions

Next month A sneaky peek at what’s inside the

April issue of H&R

My life with horses It’s a busy week for Lauren

Allport, an equine sports therapist living in Dubai

 

Directory

Horses for sale Find the horse of your dreams here

and in our huge selection at horseandrideruk.com

In hot water The benefits of having a hot water

supply at the yard and options for installing it

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insurance to riding holidays, in our classified ads

 

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