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Horse & Hound has won its second Equestrian Social Media Award (ESMA) of the week — Best use of social media by a magazine in the UK and Ireland.

H&H website editor Carol Phillips said: “I’m really pleased to have won the magazine ESMA. We were up against some stiff competition, but I’m delighted that our social media followers rallied round and took the time to vote for us. Thank you to all of our fans on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.”

In a further boost for H&H, the winner of the award for Best use of social media by an amateur rider was won by H&H forum member Sarah_Jane, aka shoestringeventing.

Another H&H forum member Chloe_GHE, aka GiftHorseEventing, was second in this category.

The winner of the Best use of social media by a professional rider award was Oliver Townend, while Spillers picked up its second award of the week for Best use of social media by a feed company.

Spillers also won the Best use of Facebook award on Monday.

Watch today’s awards ceremony, including a hilarious acceptance speech by Oliver Townend, below.