Kicking off a star-studded riding section is Piggy March, fresh from her stellar run around Badminton. Piggy gives a masterclass on getting the perfect halt and wowing dressage judges in part two of her series. Next up is Charlotte Dujardin who shares her expert advice on spotting talent in a young horse and how to teach them the fundamental skills of dressage. If that wasn’t enough bang for your buck, then Pippa Funnell and her Wesko Equestrian Foundation rider Harry Mutch teach you to ride a collection of exercises that are sure to strengthen your horse – just in time for those summer shows.
Have you ever wondered how your horse interacts with his field mates? Animal behaviourist Kayna Prescott shares her horse-herd wisdom and shines light on how understanding your horse’s social interactions can improve your relationship with him. If you’re unsure who to turn to for horsey advice, then we’ve got a run-down of the best (and worst!) places to turn to when you need a helping hand.
It’s a bumper issue when it comes to caring for your horse with our trusted vets giving you a peek at the latest thinking when it comes to equine Cushings disease and a useful guide to noticing lameness in your horse. If your horse needs help keeping his waist slim, then we’ve got you covered with some creative ways to keep him looking his best. How about keeping him feeling great after a hard day competing? Fizz Marshall tells you all you need to know about post-competition care.
Plus, we’re giving one lucky reader the chance to win an Equi-Trek trailer worth nearly £7,000! There are loads of other opportunities to get your hands on some amazing goodies with our giveaways, including Ariat riding tights, a Supreme Products grooming box, a Sozen calmer and so much more.
All this and more in the June issue of Horse&Rider – available now!