The August issue of Your Horse is on sale today and it features a 19-page summer health special! Help your horse cope with flies, keep ulcers at bay, take care of his legs and hooves, plus planning hints for happy travelling.

This month is still packed full with all our usual expert advice, training and horse care tips. To find out everything that’s included, read on…

Find out what’s inside…

Inside our summer health special…

  • Help your horse cope with flies
  • How turmeric can benefit your horse
  • Simple management tips for keeping ulcers at bay
  • Expert advice for looking after your horse’s legs
  • Help his feet cope with the great British summer
  • How to keep your horse hydrated
  • Joint health for every individual
  • Planning hints for happy travelling

Other features you’ll enjoy…

  • #Hack1000Miles: Challenger Mike Mills takes on the Man V Horse race
  • Weighing up online opportunities with brands
  • Work/ Horse Balance: Eqcouture clothing founder Sophie Mercer on designing clothes, organising photoshoots and juggling three horses
  • Take 5 with Olympic modern pentathlon champion Kate French

In Your Horse’s Training…

  • Find the most effective stirrup length to keep you comfortable in the saddle
  • Fix It: Emily King shares her start box secrets for a successful cross country round
  • Exercises to improve you and your horse’s confidence as you train for a new discipline
  • Vikki Hayton’s tips to get your horse’s full attention

In Your Horse’s Care…

  • Why euthanasia is sometimes the kindest option
  • King Muro’s story: A difficult end-of-life decision
  • Vet Notes: The stifle and its common problems
  • #FitNotFat: Managing your horse’s waistline over the summer
  • How one mare overcame a run of serious injuries, including a shoe nail penetration, kick in the field and fractured split bone

In Ask The Experts…

  • Riding advice with BHSI Level 5 performance coach and rider Sam Gorman: Keeping a veteran sound and supple; starting a cob’s dressage career; handling nerves
  • Road safety with the Equisafety’s managing director Nicky Fletcher: The best high-vis for summer wear; which is the right high-vis colour for different situations?
  • Legal advice with Gunnercooke lawyer Jodie Seddon: Vaccinations and passports for competing; affiliated rules and regulations; how to know if your tack is competition legal
  • Feeding advice with Allen & Page nutritionist Jo Palmer: Supplements for a laminitic; electrolyte supplements; the suitability of Timothy haulage; weight distribution

Competitions to enter…

  • Win vouchers for the Open College of Equine Studies
  • Plus supplements, reins and rugs

In Your Horse’s Gear…

  • The lates gear to keep you safe and secure in the saddle, and your horse happy and healthy
  • Big Test: Detanglers
  • Buyer’s Guide to protective boots

Where to buy it…