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

Our ex-racehorse special…

  • From racetrack to show ring: Katie Jerram-Hunnable reveals the training routines she relies on to turn speed demons into show horses
  • Louise Robson reveals the things you should know when taking on an ex-racehorse
  • Go behind the scenes at the charity Greatwood, where rescued racehorses provide therapy for challenged and disadvantaged children

Features you’ll enjoy…

  • Try the ultimate #Hack1000Miles with TREC
  • Work/ Horse Balance: Hilary Tricker, an Icelandic pony trekking guide
  • Take Five with television presenter and vet Dr James Greenwood

In Your Horse’s Training…

  • Schooling Solutions: Kim Ratcliffe helps an insecure dressage horse with separation anxiety
  • How a strong core can give you confidence in the saddle
  • Blitzing Bad Behaviour: Training your horse to accept fly spray
  • A 14-pole exercise to give your horse’s body and brain a workout
  • Find out how to ride a prospective purchase for a smooth sale

In Your Horse’s Care…

  • The deal-breakers you should look out for when purchasing a new horse
  • The latest grass sickness research
  • The fascinating science of applied zoopharmacognosy, where horses select their own healing remedies
  • #FitNotFat: Top tips for supporting gastric health

In Ask The Experts…

  • Vettings with Newmarket Equine Hospital vet Jeremy Allen: The different types of vettings; do I need to attend?; conflicts of interest; the lowdown on blood tests; going lame after purchase
  • Behaviour with behaviour consultant Dr Debbie Marsden: Is head waving a cause for concern?; tackling water bucket tippers; settling into a new regime
  • Ex-racehorses with racehorse re-trainers Fred and Rowena Cook: Time off or get stuck straight in?; how to go up the gears safely; introducing jumping
  • Horseball with the chairman of the British Horseball Association Jamie Gibson: How to get into this exciting discipline; what’s involved?; can I train my own horse to do it?

Competitions to enter…

  • Win a full Finer Equine wardrobe worth over £1,000
  • Bag tickets to the Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing
  • Two bottles of Cavalor FlyLess fly spray worth £52
  • Absorbine horse care packages worth over £80
  • Tubs of Rowen Barbary Vitem worth £24.51
  • Horselyx respiratory bundles worth over £70

Your Horse’s Gear…

  • The latest equestrian goodies to hit the market
  • Big test: Shampoos
  • Buyer’s Guide to travelling in your horse in a trailer or lorry
  • Keep your hands cool and don’t let the reins slip with our pick of summer riding gloves

Where to buy your copy…