The week on Twitter: AP McCoy, a sweltering dressage rider and Paul Tapner’s ’20th’ birthday

  • Enjoy some of our favourite tweets from the past seven days. From a challenging race ride to a combine harvester cross-country fence. 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

    The great man himself, AP McCoy can now enjoy proper breakfasts thanks to his retirement

    There was an interesting entry at this showjumping competition — part zebra/part horse

    The life of a farrier’s dog is a tough one…

    Jockey Dougie Costello had a “humpy” ride down to the start of this race. Thankfully the horse settled and he went on to win

    We hope that the three-star horses competing at Barbury Horse Trials this weekend are good with tractors (and combines)

    The dog of racing trainer Jamie Osborne had the right idea in the recent British heatwave

    We hear you, Olivia, and we totally agree

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

    Top event rider Paul Tapner was quick to correct us upon wishing him a Happy 40th Birthday

    If you like this, why not follow @horseandhound on twitter today?

    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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