Horse & Hound editor, Lucy Higginson, will be going on maternity leave on 18 August.
Jaki Bell, deputy editor and veterinary pages editor, will cover for Higgison.
Also at Horse & Hound, Karen Spinner has been promoted to acting deputy editor in addition to her current role as features editor.
Horse & Hound is published every Thursday by IPC Media for owners, breeders and dealers involved in bloodstock and the sports horse industry.
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