The week on Twitter: One final farewell to AP McCoy, Laura Collett’s lucky shoes and Badminton Horse Trials bubble wrap

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

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

    The week on twitter

    1. AP McCoy bids an emotional farewell to his professional career as a jockey

    2. Sandown Racecourse’s crowd show their appreciation to the 20-times champion jockey on his final day of racing

    3. The “Champ” himself leads up his 2010 Grand National winner Don’t Push It prior to racing at Sandown last Saturday (25 April)

    4. AP’s children Eve and Archie join him in the paddock at Sandown. Archie is captured giving long-term supporter of AP, JP McManus, a high-five

    5. AP is dowsed in champagne as he weighs in for the last time

    6. Meanwhile, it’s the calm before the storm at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

    7. Event rider Laura Collett is heading to Badminton with some lucky shoes

    8. Finally Clare Prentice, eventing commentator and owner of Bill Levett’s Badminton ride Shannondale Titan is on the hunt for some horse-sized bubble wrap, a bit like the one shown below

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