Enjoy some of our favourite updates from equestrian social media channels during the past week. From one very relaxed sausage to some never seen before footage of equestrian royalty, it all happened on social media this week.
Don’t miss the exciting competition on this weekly page. Our favourite tweet each week will win either an Apatchy mini tablet case or an Apatchy cosmetic bag, personalised with your own initials. For more information about the competition and to find out who this week’s winner is, go to the bottom of this page.
Tweets of the week
This is genius
It’s great to see former Olympic event horse Tankers Town enjoying his retirement
Out of the mouth of babes… children ask Richard Johnson some awkward questions
Welcome to the Thistlecrack appreciation society
At The Races TV host Luke Harvey, who will also be part of the new ITV Racing presenting team, celebrates a point-to-point win for his horse Cecil
Life is tough
Look out, Las Vegas
Lucky Victoria Pendleton takes on board some showjumping advice from none other than Nick Skelton in preparation for a challenge she will undertake at Olympia
And congratulations to this week’s Tweet of the Week winner
Nick Skelton’s sons Harry (who is now a National Hunt jockey on Oxo who was also Nick’s first pony) and Dan (now a racehorse trainer) when they were very young. One of our favourite bits is Dan saying “weighed in, weighed in” at the end of the clip
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Tweet of the week competition
The winner of the Horse & Hound tweet of the week competition can also be found by searching Twitter for #HHTweetOfTheWeek. The winner will receive an Apatchy mini tablet case (pictured left) or an Apatchy cosmetic bag (pictured below right), personalised with their initials.
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