Hot tub horsebox and 10 other bits of excellent horsey social media this week

  • Enjoy some of our favourite updates from Twitter and Instagram during the past week. From an Olympic horse swimming with his rider to some trot-up acrobatics, it all happened on social media this week.

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    Tweets of the week

    Ingrid Klimke and her Olympic mount Hale Bob enjoy a dip

    We’re a little bit in love with event rider Lucy Jackson’s new four-legged friend

    Ring any bells?

    Mark Todd gives a thumbs up at the Blenheim trot-up

    Mark Todd & Obos Columbus #BPIHT

    A post shared by Eventing Nation (@goeventing) on

    Katie Barber has to hold on to a feisty Woodfield Ria at the first Burghley trot-up

    Katie Barber's #LRBHT ride Woodfield Ria clearly feeling well at the first horse inspection!

    A post shared by Burghley Horse Trials (@lrbht_official) on

    Libby Head’s Burghley ride, Sir Rockstar, sprouts wings at the Cottesmore Leap

    Libby Head

    Clearly cottesmore leap wasn’t big enough so we had to jump it bigger!! EDIT: wow! I did not expect such a reaction from this photo! I just want to clarify – the jump itself was not made bigger…I…

    Event rider Kirsty Johnston has the right idea taking a blow up hot tub with her to three-day events

    Poor Pippa Funnell somehow manages to see the funny side of being deposited at the Trout Hatchery at Burghley

    William Whitaker gets to the bottom of his disappearing garden


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

    We know we shouldn’t laugh but we can’t help it


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    Tweet of the week competition

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