Jockey performs miracles and 9 other bits of social media that caught our eye this week *PICTURES*

  • Enjoy some of our favourite updates from twitter and instagram during the past seven days. From a complicated relationship between a labrador and a Shetland pony to one of the most phenomenal saves we have ever seen a jockey make, it all happened on social media this week.

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    Tweets of the week

    Flying without wings

    We can only imagine the expletives used upon the discovery of this mud monster


    Grade II para dressage rider Erin Orford has a tongue in cheek moment about the current weather conditions

    Ruby Walsh must have been a magician in a previous life — what a save and what a finish!

    The full near-miss sequence shows just how amazing this recovery was

    Racing artist Darren Bird sums the miraculous moment up nicely…

    Ouch. Thankfully both Alice Pearson and her horse Chocky walked away from this cruncher of a fall out with the Ledbury, which was also caught on Alice’s head camera.

    When you know you’ve nailed your dressage test…

    Hands up who does this? We’re also pretty good at seeing strides to steps and cracks in the pavement

    Piggy French gets a mouthful of snow in a recent “power sledging” session

    Growing up in Florida is obviously exhausting — we can only imagine…

    Snoozy time! Sleepy babies

    A post shared by Daisy Trayford (@daisytrayford) on

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

    These two obviously have a great love/hate relationship going on

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    Tweet of the week competition

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