A heroic jockey and 8 other great tweets that caught our eye this week *PICTURES*

  • Enjoy some of our favourite tweets from the past seven days. From a pony in a pub to Carl Hester piaffing with peacocks, it all happened on social media this week.

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    Tweets of the week

    A huge congratulations to British event rider Alice Dunsdon and her fabulous horse Fernhill Present who after finishing at Adelaide CCI4* last week have now completed five out of a possible six four-stars around the globe. Next stop, Badminton. Read her Adelaide blogs here

    No thanks to storm Barney

    We hear you

    The Aussie/Kiwi contingent couldn’t quite manage to take home the real thing from the Swedish Horse Show’s indoor cross-country class, but they got a miniature version instead

    This Welsh pub welcomes all sorts into its bar

    Carl Hester’s menagerie of birds invade his manège

    We think Michael Jung makes a fantastic Luigi


    And congratulations to this week’s Tweet of the Week winner

    Bryan Cooper thinks quick to rescue fellow jockey Robbie Power from disaster. Robbie thanked Bryan the next day by beating him into third spot at Navan — that’s what friends are for right?

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    Tweet of the week competition

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