Get set for a successful summer with the expert advice in the latest (July) issue of Horse magazine. You can improve your dressage scores by learning how to ride perfect circles, and discover the secret to winning a jump-off. You can make schooling sessions more interesting - and more beneficial - by trying our lateral work exercises. It's easy when you know how, and riders and horses of any level can have a go.

Don't let lameness or hoof problems spoil the time you have with your horse. Vets, farriers and nutritionists show how to increase the chance of your horse staying sound and reduce the risk of common health problems, including laminitis. Plus, pick up tips to improve the quality of your horse's hooves.

If you love hacking out, but are nervous about staying in control out in the open countryside, help is at hand. We have compiled expert advice to enable you and your horse to have a confident, enjoyable and safer ride.

In our popular Tried and tested section, readers review fly sprays. Find out which ones keep biting bugs at bay.

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