Our Badminton first-timer has been polishing up her dressage ahead of the big day and is looking forward to walking the course

The owner of a pony which died after being found in an emaciated state is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty of neglect

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Don’t miss this week’s Horse & Hound issue

In this week’s Horse & Hound magazine, out tomorrow, we bring you all the action from the dressage and showjumping World Cup finals, plus read our features — we ask why are people riding scared and when is a rider overhorsed?

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Laura Collett retires Rayef from eventing

The successful British event rider has retired her popular 4-star ride from the sport

Hickstead All England Championships 2013

25-year-old showjumping groom dies

The showjumping community has been left in shock after the sudden death of a popular young groom

A mandatory equine database could be installed in the UK next year

German showjumper Daniel Deusser keeps his cool to be crowned the 2014 winner of the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping final, with Scott Brash taking third

Hats at Royal Ascot

Ascot hat swap in aid of racing charity

Evening meeting is holding “Great Spring Hat Swap” in support of Women in Racing

Hat Silk Candy Pink_Holly and Buzz

Enterprising sisters find business in pompoms

2 sisters from Kent have set up their own company after their pompom hat silks proved popular

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, 2014 Reem Acra FEI World Cup dressage champions

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro nail new freestyle to become World Cup champions

Charlotte Dujardin became Britain’s first World Cup dressage final winner today, notching up more than 90% in the freestyle