If you’re feeling out of the loop on the equestrian sport front this week, take a look at our picture desk’s pick of photos across the disciplines to get you up to speed on what’s been going on

After the recent death of two eventers, some experts believe the sport needs to invest more in safety fence technology

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Aachen review: what do the results mean for Britain ahead of WEG? [H&H VIP]

As Germany dominates in all three disciplines at Aachen, could this signal disappointment for Britain at next month’s World Equestrian Games?

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Irish Olympic rider Tommy Brennan dies

The Irish eventing legend has passed away at the age of 74

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Mark Todd: a stint in the scorers’ seat [H&H VIP]

H&H’s eventing columnist shares his scoring experience and views on some popular events

H&H’s eventing blogger Rosie Fry takes a break in Croatia with friends, after a busy Barbury and Tweseldown with Arise Cavalier, Abakala Flagmount and In Vogue II

Germany enjoyed a confident Nations Cup win in Aachen with Izzy Taylor finishing best of the British in fourth

The view of the countryside near Hartpury

Fizz Marshall’s therapy blog: Summer time

In her latest update from the Therapy Centre at Hartpury, Fizz is feeling the heat and excited about her new trot-up strip

CHIO Aachen 2014

Sandra Auffarth leads in Aachen; Izzy Taylor best placed Brit

German eventing is looking strong on home ground with three riders in the top six after dressage and showjumping

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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