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1 police horse takes himself to bed and 8 other great bits of horsey social media this week

Enjoy some of our favourite updates from equestrian social media channels during the past week. From a hero enjoying some downtime to a very speedy pony, it all happened on social media.

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.

Equestrian social media posts of the week

It seems quite apt that the collective noun for guinea fowl is a ‘confusion’ — which is how we imagine Alice Oppenheimer’s horses felt when this lot turned up in her indoor arena

Check out these two

Buttons update: she’s got a serious turn of foot 💨

We’re pretty jealous of these folks who live with great views over Newbury Racecourse, meaning they can keep an eye on the live action, despite lockdown

Hello Shelby gives us a wave

Tiger Roll was happy to be back home after he was pulled up at Cheltenham

Blyth Tait lives among some stunning scenery in New Zealand now that he has retired back to his homeland

We’re fans of this mega mare Gemma Tattersall is campaigning in pure showjumping

And congratulations to this week’s Social Media Post of the Week winner…

Mad skills

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Tweet of the week competition

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