Nick Skelton’s Olympic gold medal-winning partner Big Star faces 12 months on the sidelines after a recurrence of a leg injury

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

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MP acts to tackle fly-grazing crisis

Changes in legislative powers are being pushed for by MP to prevent illegal grazing

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Rescued foal provides therapy for elderly

A foal found on the side of a busy road is the new star of a miniature horse therapy business.

Picture by Richard Marwood/rfmequinephotos.com

Should more cross-country fences collapse on impact? [H&H VIP]

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

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

Technical committee chairman resigns following Dutch endurance team selection

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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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Londoners pay tribute to war horses

The one million horses that took part in World War 1 were remembered in a pageant held last weekend

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Miniature donkey born in Devon [PICS]

Charlie the tiny donkey foal is attracting lots of attention