The May 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 the brand new Hack 1,000 Miles tracker card to log your miles! To find out everything that’s included, read on…

The #Hack1000Miles Relaunch…

  • Why you should sign up
  • We announce the incredible prizes up for grabs for challengers and finishers
  • We hear from challengers who have overcome the odds to remain in the saddle
  • The challengers’ gallery
  • From maps to apps: The best ways to find new routes without getting lost
  • The brand new Hack 1,000 Miles tracker card to log your miles

Features you’ll enjoy…

  • How paraplegic horse love Faye O’Hara rediscovered her independence through driving
  • Social media expert Rhea Freeman explores the concept of a social tribe
  • Work/ Horse Balance: head groom for the Norwegian Polo Club Hannah Griffiths
  • Take Five with the first female Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers Sarah Mary Brown on making her mark in a man’s world and why she loves her job

In Your Horse’s Training…

  • Schooling Solutions: Kim Ratcliffe explains how perfecting sitting trot can elevate your canter transitions
  • The myriad of ways you can use just three poles
  • Find out why fear can make you lean forward and how Equipilates may help
  • Eventer and coach Anthony Clark shares how best to approach narrow fences at home
  • Blitzing Bad Behaviour: Get on top of barging in the stable

In Your Horse’s Care…

  • How working with your horse’s natural daily and annual cycles could improve their wellbeing
  • The important role the microbiome plays in equine health
  • #FitNotFat: Nutritionist Sarah Nelson shines a spotlight on forage
  • Learn how the ancient art of acupuncture could help to relieve your horse’s stresses and strains

In Ask The Experts…

  • Western riding with western coach Amanda Melton BHSAI: Get started in the riding style from across the Pond; what are the benefits?; making the switch
  • Dressage with UKCC Level 3 dressage coach Vikki Hayton: Getting involved on the ground with British Dressage; the best training apps; kick starting your dressage to music career
  • Saddlery with director of The Saddle Bank and master saddle fitting consultant Jade Holly Smith: All you need to know about re-flocking; buying a saddle on a budget; your youngster’s first saddle
  • Gut health with director of H Bradshaw’s Equine supplements Katie Loker: Keeping your horse settled at shows; managing the effects of spring grass; what to look for in a gut supplement

Your Horse’s Gear…

  • The latest equestrian goodies to hit the market
  • Big test: Saddle cloths
  • Buyer’s Guide to high vis gems
  • Keep safe and cool in the saddle with a ventilated riding hat

Where to buy your copy…