Horses at Cheltenham celebrate their birthdays

January 1 marks the official birthday of all Thoroughbred horses in the UK  Horses at the Jockey Club were treated to a 'cake' of hay, apples and carrots Pictures show several animals tucking into their birthday treat, which was topped with a candle 

By Khaleda Rahman For Mailonline

Published: 20:31 GMT, 1 January 2018 | Updated: 20:31 GMT, 1 January 2018

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Horses at Cheltenham Racecourse celebrated their birthdays by tucking into a three-tier cake of hay.

January 1 marks the official birthday of all Thoroughbred horses in the UK and the Northern Hemisphere. 

On Monday, horses at the Jockey Club in Cheltenham were treated to a huge 'cake' made out of hay, as well as apples and carrots.

Horses at Cheltenham Racecourse celebrated their birthdays by tucking into a three-tier cake 

Horses at Cheltenham Racecourse celebrated their birthdays by tucking into a three-tier cake 

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