The January Issue is Here: Mark Todd is a Modern Legend

We’re kicking off 2018 with a bang in the newest issue of Heels Down Magazine, and who better to grace the cover than Sir Mark Todd himself?

Mark Todd tried to retire in 2000, but he could only stay away from the sport of eventing for eight years before making a triumphant return. Now, he’s got the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in his sights.

How should a young show jumping horse develop in his early years? Professional show jumper Andrew Welles gives us a “cookie cutter” plan as a rule of thumb guide to developing young horses.

What’s next for the equitation and hunter rings? We dive into the future of both sports, and how to continue to move them forward thanks to the expert help of professionals and rider education.

The Event Riders Masters series is out to change the perception of eventing and bring more mainstream exposure to the sport – and the brains behind the operation have a recipe for success.

Can a trip to Wellington to compete actually be … affordable? Nona Garson and her business partner, George D’Ambrosio, believe so, and here’s how they’re making this a reality.

Are you on the “clip” or “don’t clip” side of the whisker debate? We break down the science behind the debate in our grooming column.

Read all of these stories and more in the January issue of Heels Down Magazine, out now in the Heels Down Magazine app on your mobile device. Also this month, you can enter to win a pair of Dy’on Comfort Half Chaps from Sagmae – a $325 retail value! And don’t forget, we now offer annual subscriptions with two free issues included – fill your new year with all things horses, right on your mobile device.

Download the Heels Down Magazine app in the iTunes AppStore: or Google Play for Android phones and tablets: Subscribe for a year and get two months free!

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