The week on Twitter: a Grand National non-runner, Hugh Jackman and AP McCoy

  • Enjoy the H&H team’s top tweets from the equestrian twitterverse this week.

    The week on twitter

    1. We can’t help but wonder who the favourite for the Grand National will be now that this chap has been announced as a non-runner

    2 AP McCoy’s daughter stands proudly in front of his picture projected onto the Royal Liver Building in the centre of Liverpool ahead of his final Grand National appearance

    3 Life goes from one extreme to the other for Grand National jockey and Horse & Hound columnist Richard Johnson

     4 Aintree specialist Monet’s Garden parades for his fans at the racecourse where he enjoyed so much success. He has since enjoyed a new life on the showing circuit with Jo Richards who looked after him during his racing career

    5 Girl power — jockey Nina Carberry (nearside) has a fantastic spin around the Grand National fences in the Fox Hunters’ Chase to win on the first day of the festival at Aintree

     6 Away from racing, theatre actor and amateur event rider Gavin has a reality check over his future dressage endeavours

    7 Neither jockey or camel were hurt in the making of this photo at the Lambourn Open Day 

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