The week on Twitter: One half of French and Saunders, William Fox-Pitt’s gravity defying trot-up and a near miss

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

    1. One of New Zealand’s leading eventers, Lucy Jackson looks to have found herself a handy new ride

    2. British Olympic dressage rider Laura Tomlinson obviously has a lot on her plate

    3. Not only did this jockey stay on, but he also went on to finish second in the race with no stirrups

    4. William Fox-Pitt’s Luxury FH must have been chatting to his stablemate Bay My Hero for trot-up tips

    5. Not cliché at all

    6. National Hunt hero Celestial Halo enjoying his second career. The gelding, who used to be trained by Paul Nicholls, amassed more than £650,000 in prize-money, including notable victories in the 2008 Triumph Hurdle and runner-up in the Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival in 2009

    7. Harry Meade’s daughter gives an owner a run for her money on their “ponies”

    8. Spotted at Tattersalls Horse Trials in Ireland, comedian extraordinaire Jennifer Saunders who is a supporter of Piggy French

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