Germany is expected to start hot favourites for the dressage team gold in Normandy

Charlotte Dujardin nails the grand prix freestyle in Aachen, as Totilas steps aside due to lack of competition fitness

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Totilas triumphs again in Aachen: Valegro second

Totilas scores a double at Aachen beating Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro into second


Week in pictures: 18 July 2014

It’s been another busy week for the Horse & Hound photographers, flitting between showjumping and showing at the Great Yorkshire Show, racing at Ascot, eventing at Great Witchingham and dressage at Hartpury

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Carl Hester: Valegro is ‘looking fantastic’

H&H caught up with Carl for his reaction to yesterday’s grand prix in Aachen

There was a serious upset of the dressage form book in Aachen today ahead of the FEI Alltech World Equestrian Games

Wannabe dressage judges will be able to score the competitors live at Aachen this weekend, thanks to an innovative new app

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Laura and Mark Tomlinson welcome their first born

Congratulations to Laura and Mark Tomlinson on the birth of their first child

Dressage Grand Prix - London 2012 Olympic Games

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro face strong competition for world title [H&H VIP]

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro may not have been beaten since January 2012, but with top horses returning to form, the world title is not a foregone conclusion

Watch Carl Hester’s winning grand prix test on Nip Tuck [VIDEO]

See Carl Hester’s latest grand prix-winning ride in action at Hartpury Festival of Dressage