Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top 10

Tuesday’s Top 10 – Crazy Eventing fan behaviour that cannot be tolerated

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  Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. Sitting on the benches out in the field… they are cross-country jumps. 9. Telling off a judge. They are not the same as referees. 8. Cheering wildly as rails fall down. 7. Intimidating your team’s competition by intentionally spooking a rival horse. (Well sometimes Canadians do that and then Brazil does it back.) 6. Waving pompoms in the…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Comments overheard at the scoreboard

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  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Comments overheard at the scoreboard 10. That dressage judge screwed me, my coach told me I put in the winning test. 9. It’s totally unfair that I have to compete against Olympians. 8. Those unlucky four rails cost me a ribbon. 7.  As…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Lessons learned at Rolex

Maybe they should give Michael champagne before each phase to try and even the playing field.

Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 - Lessons learned at Rolex 10. The more European riders that fly over, the further down the leaderboard the top placing American ends up. 9. Holly Payne Caravella proved that a cross-country tack malfunction can be beneficial. Broken bit = less time penalties! 8. Ryan Wood is a part-time stunt rider. 7. Zara Tindall…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Insane things only eventers do while driving

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WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Insane things only eventers do while driving 10. Clean your tack. 9.  Contemplate which random objects you see out your window would make good cross-country jumps. 8. Drive like a lunatic to beat the ‘optimum time’ on your GPS. 7. Continuously refresh live scores on your phone….

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Excuses for never competing at a CCI4*

You will forever be the spectators in this photo...

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 -Excuses for never competing at a CCI4* 10. I made the safe choice and went to University. 9. My horse never liked flying changes and I did not want to put any pressure on him. 8. I could never find a good enough coach. 7.  My parents were too poor. 6. The…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Stupidest things said by non-horsey parents

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  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 - Stupidest things said by non-horsey parents 10. Mother to the vet: So where are you going to inject the horse… the front hocks or the back hocks? 9.  Parent to coach: Okay, I get Susie’s horse is lame. Do you think that Clark Montgomery…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Thoughts your horse has during long trailer rides

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  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. Bitch, my hay net is already empty. 9. Maybe I can paw my way out of this boring box. 8. I wouldn’t have guessed that it’s possible, but your driving is even worse than your riding… 7. Why is there no freaking A/C in here? This…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things your horse thinks on cross-country

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  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   10. I’m TOO EXCITED to get in the start box!!!! 9. I deserve a starting bell, like in that movie Seabiscuit, not some old fart counting down. 8. Ouch, that jump is solid! 7. You need to calm down and quit kicking me. I am running…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Short rider problems

When you finally get a photo with your idol and all the photographer gets is your cap.

WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 -Short rider problems 10. You need a custom mounting block. Twice the standard height. 9. The tails on your coat always get dirty… from dragging on the ground. 8. When a group rider photo is taken, only your helmet is visible. 7. Your dressage whip is taller than you. 6. Finding…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons most riders are single

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  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits. Remember: “Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.”   Tuesday’s Top 10 - Reasons most riders are single 10. Manure is not a sexy fragrance. 9. Your whip and spurs scare potential lovers off. 8. You once suggested to your boyfriend that you could help him lose weight by lunging him. 7. Clucking in the bedroom is considered rude. 6. Your last partner gave…

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