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

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

Lily Gibbs

Drink driver crash victim qualifies for RIHS

A rider traumatised after a drunk driver killed her horse two years ago has qualified twice this year

Hickstead Derby Meeting 2014

Week in pictures: 4 July 2014

Horse & Hound’s picture desk brings you a selection of the latest showjumping, dressage, eventing, showing and racing action in pictures


Low-flying plane causes chaos at show

An air display at Lincolnshire show caused mayhem when it clashed with the first ridden M&M showing class

A number of riders flouted the new chinstrap rule in SHB(GB) classes at a recent county show

H&H’s photographers have been in action across the globe this week — from Rotterdam to Normandy, and a bit closer to home at the Royal Highland and Salperton


Thieves target Royal Norfolk Show stables

Headcollars, rugs and shavings have all gone missing from the stables at Royal Norfolk Show

South of England Hound Show 2014

Week in pictures: 20 June 2014

From showjumping and showing to hound shows and eventing, it’s been a busy week for the H&H photographers

Shire horse takes part in tug of war

Social media outcry ends horse tug of war

A tug of war using Shire horses was cancelled by Royal Cornwall Show following complaints on social media