Fabulous Frankie’s deafening reception and 9 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 huge Ascot moments to when two eventing greats go head-to-head in a plaiting challenge, it all happened on social media this week.

    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

    When Tim Price and Andrew Hoy try plaiting against the clock #PlaitingGoals?

    Tim Price and Alex Bragg, who were first and second after the cross-country at Luhmühlen’s five-star last weekend, pictured having a chat before doing battle on the final day of competition

    Claire Cook

    Tim and Alex….. 1st and 2nd! Pre show jumping discussion!!!

    When your $11,000 AUD horse wins the $5million AUD All-Star Mile

    Funny faces at Bolesworth

    Pure Royal Ascot joy

    This lady has got the right idea

    National Hunt jockey Nico De Boinville felt like he was missing out on the Ascot action…

    Meanwhile, Frankie Dettori went from this last week…

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    Yesterday was a close one

    A post shared by Frankie Dettori (@frankiedettori_) on

    …To this — riding a four-timer on the Thursday of Royal Ascot

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

    And this is the reception he received from the crowd — hairs on the back of your neck stuff…

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    Tweet of the week competition

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