This month's issue is packed with great articles, such as returning to riding after a break. Six readers share their stories and we offer advice on how to get back in the saddle safely.

Back pain is something many riders suffer from – we look at how the problem is caused and our expert has tips on how to stay comfortable.  

Our training section brings you easy-to-follow exercises and hints from top riders. In this issue we have 20 must-read tips to help you improve your riding and a Masterclass on achieving more clear rounds in show jumping.

A fascinating vet report looks at why fillings and route canal procedures are becoming more commonly performed in horses.

And if you want to try out something new with your horse, don't miss our feature on horse agility.