The December issue of Your Horse is on sale today! This month is packed full with all our usual expert advice, training exercises and horse care tips, plus a special Christmas gift special gear section!

This issue also features our free winter essentials guide, including a myriad of products, ideas and advice to help you through the colder months.

To find out everything that’s included, read on…

Your Horse’s Gear: Christmas special 

  • Our pick of the latest products to hit the horsey market
  • For your horse: seasonal gifts for your favourite faithful steed
  • For her: just what you need for your bestie – or a Christmas treat for you!
  • For him: find the perfect present for the man in your life
  • For the kids: up their festive excitement with these goodies
  • Stocking fillers: small but perfectly formed extras for all

Features you’ll enjoy…

  • Sharon Harding, who has multiple sclerosis, shares how horses keep her cup half full
  • Make the most out of a 30-minute ride to hit your #Hack1000Miles goals
  • Social media: how batching content can help you
  • Work/Horse Balance: British Eventing’s head of training and development Justine Parker
  • Take Five with actress, artist and model Lisa Hogan of Clarkson’s Farm fame

In Your Horse’s Training…

  • Ben Atkinson explains the benefits of the skills he teaches his horses
  • Harness the power of positive thinking to take control when jumping
  • Fix it: get your horse stretching long and low
  • How neurolinguistic programming could improve your confidence from hacking to competing

In Your Horse’s Care…

  • Might your horse benefit from going shoeless? We investigate the great debate
  • A guide to preparing your horse to be clipped, plus aftercare advice
  • #FitNotFat: how you can feed your horse from the floor
  • Vet notes: tackling tetanus

In Ask The Experts…

  • Riding advice with Abi Irvine: keeping a steady contact; prepping for winter; balancing the canter in the school
  • Vet care with Robin Densem: all about nosebleeds; taking a horse’s temperature; measures to delay the onset of arthritis
  • Buying a saddle with Jade Holly Smith: tips for buying a saddle online; sale or return options; sourcing saddle buying information
  • Feeding advice with Jo Palmer: do calming supplements really work?; what are the healthiest treats for horses?; how to protect your mount’s joints as they get older

Competitions to enter…

You could win:

  • Freebies to keep you and your horse safe and healthy
  • A bumper haul from Zebra Products

Where to buy your copy…