1 rider makes a splash and 13 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 plenty of Grand National joy to an impressively keen foal, it all happened on social media this week.

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    Equestrian social media posts of the week

    Scopey foal


    Ops… Something looks really weird! • #gabilutz #failfriday

    A post shared by Gabriela Lutz – Fotografia (@gabilutzfotografia) on


    Rooney, Crouch, Pogba!!….#BPR

    A post shared by Ben Pauling Racing (@benpaulingracing) on

    ‘Little Richard’ looks like a little dude

    When you are third in the dressage World Cup final but you don’t want to take your horse into the prize-giving…

    A little horse with a big heart


    Bertram Allen’s groom catches one of his horses in the act

    Bettina Hoy ‘winning’ the Grand National

    And while we’re on the subject of the Grand National, this is how close it was…

    Winning horse Tiger Roll is given a hero’s welcome in Ireland

    When you’re on the same flight back to Ireland as Grand National-winning jockey Davy Russell and winning owner (and Ryanair boss) Michael O’Leary…

    Meanwhile, once home, this was Davy with Tiger Roll and his winning trainer, Gordon Elliott

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


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