A rodeo National Hunt jockey and 10 other tweets that made us look twice this week

  • Enjoy some of our favourite tweets from the past seven days. From a jockey riding with one hand to the mother of all horsebox convoys, it all happened on Twitter this week.

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    Tweets of the week

    Triple Crown winner and Grand Slam record maker American Pharoah obliterates his rivals in the Breeders’ Cup Classic…

    …He then arrives with nothing less than a police escort to his new home at the American branch of Coolmore Stud

    The daughters of Australian event riders Paul Tapner and Bill Levett have carved a very successful career in vaulting


    Charlotte Dujardin receives a warm welcome upon a visit to India

    This is pretty cool…

    Coming to a racecourse near you, pop star Gareth Gates

    Fame at last!

    Well sat, Richard Johnson

    Before she was famous

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

    This one goes to jockey Henry Brooke for his desperate attempt to stay in the race after his saddle slipped and he almost lost his weight cloth

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    Tweet of the week competition

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