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1 pony tries to blend in and 6 other bits of great horsey social media this week

Enjoy some of our favourite updates from equestrian social media channels during the past week. From Judy Murray riding Valegro to Daisy the tame deer, 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

Lissa Green has come a very long way since these early days

What an impressive cake!

Lucky Judy Murray

We think Stumpy is incredibly cute!

Former top Flat jockey Johnny Murtagh and his wife Orla celebrate his first Group One winner as a trainer

Gemma Tattersall and Summer Stardust meet Cornbury House’s tame deer, Daisy, who later had to be shut in a stable as not all horses competing at the venue’s horse trials last weekend were quite as understanding as this one!

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

What a sight!

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Making the most of the Indian summer, this morning at sunrise six members of The Life Guards Squadron took some of our horses to Hayling Island for a watering order with a difference! – Exercising our horses in a variety of environments enables us to expose them to a range of situational factors to help condition them for state ceremonial & public duties. It also offers some variety to the ménage and roads around London. – Just 3 months ago, these horses were on an extended holiday in Melton Mowbray and our soldiers were working tirelessly to help London manage the COVID-19 pandemic – now focussed on preparing horses for whatever lies ahead whilst maintaining our equine skills, a career in the Household Cavalry is anything but ordinary.

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Tweet of the week competition

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