If you are still keeping up with your New Year's Resolutions you won't want to miss out on this issue. Whether you would like to ditch the nerves and feel more confident for 2015, try your hand at Cross Country or become a more effective rider we have lots of great tips and helpful articles.

We have some useful strategies on getting your confidence back when riding and popular 'Ride With Your Mind' coach Karen Whiston shows how you can perfect your posture and have a postive affect on your horse's way of going.

Marie Ryan breaks things down to make Cross Country anyone's sport and actor Andrew Bernard tells how with time, patience and getting to know his horse inside out he turned a 'danger to ride' into a horse of a lifetime.

Vet Becky Lees explains possible causes behind a horse's unusual behaviour and Nicola Thompson offers advice on how to treat wounds.