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Donkey swims with horses 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 couple of young riders to watch to experiencing that amazing winning feeling, 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

Eve McCoy looks like a chip off the old block #speedy

You really must listen to this with the volume on — when Mollie Phillip rode her first winner at Bath earlier this week

Blink and you’ll miss this pint-sized pair!

We can only imagine what this labrador is thinking while a hound puppy uses it as a sofa

A couple of Gordon Elliott’s old campaigners enjoy a day out on the Irish coast

The daughter of Irish event rider Aoife Clark looks like she had a busy day at Wellington Horse Trials!

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Busy day @wellingtonhorsetrials #thirstywork

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ITV Racing presenter and former Flat jockey Jason Weaver gives wakeboarding a go (watch until the end)…

Multiple Grade One-winning chaser Un De Sceaux looks very happy in his retirement

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

All we needed this week was a video of a donkey taking a dip

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Tweet of the week competition

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