The week on Twitter: an Olympic Flat racing jockey, a soggy terrier and the next generation

Enjoy some of our favourite tweets from the last seven days. From re-charging batteries on the back of a Connemara pony to toddlers helping with the mucking out. It all happened on Twitter this week.

Apatchy logo highest res may 1There is an exciting new addition to 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.

Tweets of the week

Sir Mark Todd practices galloping in his racing saddle for his charity race at Newbury on his four-star horse Leonidas. He went on to complete the challenge although he didn’t trouble the leaders

Emma Massingale uses one of her Connemara ponies to help her charge her electrical equipment while completing her island challene

We don’t envy this lot

Rufus lookes pretty chuffed about his appearance in Horse & Hound with his rider and Laura Tomlinson’s protégé, Lara Griffith

Lauren Shannon’s Border Terrier, Baxter has got the right idea in the current heatwave!

This looks like a man on a mission! Event rider Nick Gauntlett’s son, Henry gets stuck in around the yard

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

2014 and 2015 Hickstead Derby winner, Trevor Breen’s young daughter, Mia shared her opinion on the fences while walking the Derby course last weekend

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Tweet of the week competition

Personalised Mini Tablet CaseThe winner of the Horse & Hound tweet of the week competition can also be found by searching Twitter for #HHTweetOfTheWeek. The winner will receive an Apatchy mini tablet case (pictured left) or an Apatchy cosmetic bag (pictured below right), personalised with their initials.

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