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Possibly the cutest foal we’ve ever seen 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 miracle find to hacking with dolphins, 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

She might be perfectly capable of winning Badminton and Burghley, but it appears Pippa Funnell struggles in the art of baking flapjacks…

Nice try, Mendip

No sympathy from Stevie Donohoe’s fellow jockeys after his stirrup exited stage right while riding a piece of work

Well that was a stroke of luck!

The Breen children look to be just as keen on riding as their parents

This one jumps a bit!

We wouldn’t mind having this sort of hacking on our back door step

Well recovered

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It's #WellDoneWednesday time and once again we're congratulating 𝗧𝗼𝗺 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗻𝗱 (course 286a) on another big win. This time he landed the Ayr Gold Cup as part of a treble on Saturday. Congratulations to 𝗕𝗲𝗻 𝗖𝗼𝗹𝗺𝗲𝗿 (course 343a) who led up his first winner when Madame Tantzy won at Newmarket. Finally, congratulations to 𝗡𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗛𝗼𝘂𝗹𝗶𝗵𝗮𝗻 (course 323) for these acorbatics at Plumpton – impressive save!! 🎥 @at.the.races #britishracingschool #apprenticeship #congratulations #welldone #achievements #workinracing #horseracing #workwithhorses #careersuccess #equine #horsesofinstagram #acrobatics #attheraces

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

Meet ‘Baby Buttons’, a Welsh Mountain filly foal, who has been lovingly hand-reared after she was orphaned — we dare you to take a look back through her progress on Tracy Vigors’ Twitter feed without shedding a tear…

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Tweet of the week competition

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