If you can’t make it to this year’s Longines Royal International Horse Show, find out how to keep up to date with the action via Sky Sports

As we all look forward to this week’s Royal International Horse Show (29 July-3 August 2014), H&H picks out some of the stand out supreme performances and King George V Gold Cup jump-offs that we won’t forget

Nick Skelton and Big Star win Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen

Big Star out of action for a year

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

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Week in pictures: 25 July 2014

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

CDIO5* Grand Prix  CHIO Aachen 2014 - 17 July 2014

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?

The popular grey showjumper was retired from competition last week

Katrin Eckermann fell at the same jump twice during Aachen CHIO

Robert Whitaker riding Catwalk IV

British squad named for Hickstead Nations Cup

Find out which riders will represent Britain in the home leg of the Furusiyya FEI 5* Nations Cup

Kevin Staut on Silvana HDC

Global Champions Tour expands with new partner

The series is joining up with a new partner to “bring showjumping to new audiences”

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Christian Ahlmann lifts Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen

Christian Ahlmann lines up for a 1million euro bonus after winning a drama-packed Rolex Grand Prix in Aachen