In this issue
With the spring grass coming through, we have a report on the latest laminitis research, identifying how weight gain can more than double the risk of horses and ponies developing the condition. We also look at the importance of safely maintaining a balanced diet for horses who need to watch their weight. Rosanna Walters-Symons has a training guide to help those who are trying out a new discipline, moving up a level or simply wanting to improve, Rosanna explains how having the right mindset can make all the difference. Fiona Powell reports from the Indoor Driving Championships at Keysoe, with details of all the winners, action and highlights from a highly successful event. We preview the Royal Windsor Horse Show, which this year introduces extreme driving. Liz Harcombe explains why Attelage makes for a perfect weekend of competition, Susan Dunne meets Mary Jane Campbell, Chef d’Equipe of the Junior Team and Leah Marshall advises on how to dress with style, without breaking the bank.
From the editor