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Why good manners out hunting is more important than ever *H&H Plus*

Courtesy and consideration are fundamental to happy hunting, and must remain as the pandemic piles pressure on us all. Abigail Butcher investigates...

Peter Collins, Quorn huntsman with hounds
Peter Collins, Quorn huntsman with hounds.
AS hunts across the UK prepare to begin their season in earnest, with Covid-19 restrictions gathering pace, attention on hunting to act responsibly and with respect is growing. Able to continue their lawful trail-hunting activities behind closed doors under a Government exception that applies to many other leisure and sporting events, the conduct and compliance […]
Posted: 30/10/2020
Hovis’ Friday diary: I’ve got some haters
Hovis explains why his daily routine is ruffling some feathers
Posted: 30/10/2020
Farewell to former working hunter who jumped clear at Badminton and Burghley
Noble Bestman Laura Collett
“He was an amazing jumper with the heart of a lion; that’s what took him all the way”
Posted: 29/10/2020
Rider suffers serious injuries after out-of-control dog chases horses
Loose dog chased horses
“I’m furious the dog owner didn’t bother to find out what happened to us, they must have known [their dog spooked our horses]”
Posted: 29/10/2020
Opinion: can live-streaming spell a bright future for point-to-pointing?
point-to-point live-stream
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Live-streaming from the first fixtures of the 2020/21 point-to-point season has been met with praise, with hopes it can help raise the sport’s profile and bring it to a wider audience
Posted: 29/10/2020
How to ride and lead horses together safely
If you have two horses and are struggling to find the time to keep them both fit — riding and leading could be the answer. Here’s our guide to doing it safely and avoiding a disaster
Posted: 29/10/2020
Pat Pattinson: ‘The BSPS were brave enough to lead to way’

BSPS national chair Pat Pattinson explains some of the challenges involved in putting on championship shows in a Covid world, as well as offering advice on how to be successful in affiliated showing to those starting out...

Lydvale Jacob and Victoria Edwards-Sonnex at Hickstead with judges Pat Pattinson (centre) and Sharon Thomas (right).
Lydvale Jacob and Victoria Edwards-Sonnex at Hickstead with judges Pat Pattinson (centre) and Sharon Thomas (right).
AS I write, I’ve just about recovered from our British Show Pony Society (BSPS) Heritage championship show held at Arena UK (17–18 October). There was a fabulous atmosphere, and even though there were no Olympia qualifiers, people wanted to be there. It’s been a difficult and challenging year. The latter word has been used a […]
Posted: 29/10/2020
Pammy Hutton: ‘Judges’ remarks can destroy confidence’ *H&H Plus*

In her exclusive H&H column, Pammy Hutton reflect on the importance of attention to detail, asks whether standardisation of judges’ comments would improve the sport and thanks those going to extra efforts to hold shows in these challenging times

Pammy Hutton riding Belmondo II
Pammy Hutton riding Belmondo II.
In her exclusive H&H column, Pammy Hutton asks whether standardisation of judges’ comments would improve the sport
Posted: 29/10/2020
Looking for Halloween costume inspiration? Check out these 9 spooky ideas...

With Halloween just around the corner, some H&H readers have shared their themed costumes. From using equine-friendly paint to recreate skeletons to ghoulish ghosts and pumpkins, we loved all these brilliant, fun and eerie ideas. Which ones do you reckon you could pull off with your horse this Halloween?

Letty spent several hours painting herself and her “long-suffering Warmblood” Maverick for some Halloween-themed cross-country. Gemma Dixon dusts off the black cape each year for her yard’s annual “Halloween hoolie”. Her now 26-year-old horse, Storm, and nine-year-old dog, Sky, also take part in the spooky festivities. Julie Harvey and her horse, Boysi, got into the […]
Posted: 29/10/2020
Vote now! H&H Awards 2020 finalists revealed
The glitz and glamour of the Horse & Hound Awards may be virtual this year but the stars will shine as bright — and now is your chance to decide who is the brightest. Today (29 October) we announce who has been shortlisted in 11 of the 12 categories of the 2020 H&H Awards, in […]
Posted: 29/10/2020
British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Vilamoura CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup

Posted: 26/10/2020
Blue Chip Championships 2020

Posted: 25/10/2020
BEF update: regulatory action

Posted: 22/10/2020
British Equestrian welcomes the return of Toggi as team suppliers

Posted: 22/10/2020
James Smith wins Winter Classic Grand Prix at Aintree

Posted: 20/10/2020
FEI confirms Jumping & Dressage European Championships 2021 in Germany

Posted: 20/10/2020
BEF update: Zilpaterol contamination in equine feedstuffs

Posted: 20/10/2020
John Whitaker 2nd in CSI3* Vilamoura Grand Prix

Posted: 17/10/2020
Kerry Brennan and Wellington M win the Aintree Indoor Championships Grand Prix

Posted: 10/10/2020
Scott Brash claims St Tropez CSI 4* Grand Prix

Posted: 10/10/2020
Guy Williams claims the CSI 3* Grand Prix of Vilamoura

Posted: 10/10/2020
Leading Pony Showjumper of the Year title goes to Tabitha Kyle & Gangnam Style II

Posted: 10/10/2020
Danielle Ryder & Sam van de Tojopehoeve Z win the Lord & Lady Equestrian Senior Newcomers Championship

Posted: 10/10/2020
Henry Squibb & Clyde Barrows are victorious in the Blue Chip Pony Newcomers Championship

Posted: 10/10/2020
Tabitha Kyle notches another win by taking the British Showjumping 138cm Championship

Posted: 10/10/2020
Tim Davies & Nielson claim the prestigious Equitop GLME Senior Foxhunter Championship

Posted: 09/10/2020
Cate Kerr & Dunbarover IV win the British Showjumping 128cm Championship

Posted: 09/10/2020
Olivia Sponer and Conella II are unbeatable in the NEDZ Advance Pony British Novice Championship

Posted: 09/10/2020
Equine governing bodies seek to secure industry future in EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement

Posted: 09/10/2020
Talent Seekers Final won by 7 year-old Linton de la Chapelle & Chantelle Duggan

Posted: 08/10/2020

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