In the December edition, on sale 24th November, we talk to Natasha Baker about her 2012 Paralympic hopes, Niamh O'Reilly meets father and daughter artists Kenneth and Susan Webb, we have advice on feeding your horse correctly, the dos and don'ts of buying a horse, plus the usual round up of events, fashion, food and much, much more.
people / MOUNTED ON CANVAS
Ireland-based father and daughter Kenneth and Susan Webb have both built up reputations as equestrian artists – but, they reveal, he came to horses late in life while she took up painting early
lifestyle / THE SEASON WRAPPED UP
More weird and wonderful Christmas gifts for friends and family
people / GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
Natasha Baker has already notched up two gold medals in the Para-equestrian European Championships – now, she tells us about her hopes for next year’s Paralympics
lifestyle / HORSES & HERITAGE
Irish horse fairs through the lens of Siobhán English
advice / HOT TIPS FOR A COLD SNAP
As winter looms, we learn about the importance of fibre in the equine diet
advice / A HORSE TO SUIT
New series featuring tips for riders and owners from Michael and Trish Ryan
people / DEDICATED TO DRESSAGE
Dane Rawlins has not only made dressage an international event at Hickstead, but is also progressing his own riding career with a move from the British to the Irish team
advice / INSURANCE COVERED
Tips for trailer and horsebox owners on insurance and maintenance
lifestyle / CINDERS... YOU SHALL GO TO THE BALL
With Christmas and all those parties just around the corner, we show you how to create the right look and pick some of the best frocks for the festive season
lifestyle / TRUE ART IN THE RING
A new book and exhibition celebrate the history of horses in the circus – as seen in art
lifestyle / CHRISTMAS CRACKLING
Aga brings us two festive-season recipes that break with tradition
lifestyle / BETWEEN THE COVERS
The ideal Christmas presents – the year’s best equestrian books
people / A CAREER IN HORSES
We meet show rider and producer Sue-Helen Shuttleworth
lifestyle / A BRITISH SURVIVOR
Our A-Z of horse breeds continues with the Exmoor pony
lifestyle / SNIFFING OUT A GOOD ’UN
The significance of smell in determining a decent wine
lifestyle / IN AND OUT OF THE SADDLE
Events, days out and fun things to do
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