Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top 10

Tuesday’s Top 10 – Ways to get banned from spectating events

  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 – Brutal realities that only Working Students understand

  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. You are living proof that a human can survive off of ramen noodles and beer only diet. 9. No motel room is too scuzzy for you. They are actually an upgrade from that shed you have been calling home. 8. You have puked in a…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons having horses is better than kids

  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 to buy more horses instead of having kids 10. Mucking a stall is not nearly as repulsive as changing a diaper. 9. Horses never ask dumb questions. 8. If your horse needs disciplining, hitting it a few swats with a whip…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons to fire your coach pronto

  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.”   The following reasons are fictional and do not depict any actual person or event. 10. She starts telling you about her marriage problems when you are tacking up your horse. 9. He farts in the barn more than your horse. 8. She asks you to babysit her…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Classic excuses for getting your butt kicked at a horse show

  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 would have won if my horse didn’t pull five rails. 9. My groom forgot my lucky whip. 8. If I could ride my dressage test in draw reins he would have been perfect. 7. ‘If Oliver Townend didn’t show up’ – Every American at…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons horse sales are ridiculously easy and stress-free

  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. When horses go lame, you can obviously get a huge amount of insurance money. 9. Buyers never try your horse 19 times and then tell you that it is out of their budget. 8. It is a risk-free profession with no chance of breaking…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Atrocious things horses do and why

  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. Shit in their water buckets. – “That’s for not giving me more grain.” 9. Rolling immediately after you bathe them. – “I hate the smell of that shampoo you use on me.” 8. Rip their brand new blankets off during turnout. – “I told you…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Irrational fears that haunt every equestrian

  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) Showing up at a horse show only to realize you forgot your horse. 9) The wind tipping over a Port-A-Potty while you are in it. 8) Falling off of your horse and it running away into the wild. Forever. 7) Having an ‘Rated R’ wardrobe…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things that are only acceptable in the “Horse World”

  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) Eating food off of the barn floor. The five-second rule doesn’t even apply. 9) Avoiding going to the doctor by borrowing your horse’s drugs here and there. 8) Avoiding going to the hospital by having your vet X-ray things you may have broken… 7) Showing…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons horses are better than husbands

  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. Your horse doesn’t grumble when you purchase new tack. 9. Your horse only passes gas in the barn or outside. 8. Your horse will never leave you for your groom. 7. Your horse never comments on your weight. 6. Your horse doesn’t bitch about what you serve…

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