Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top 10

Tuesday’s Top 10 – Excuses why my rider is in the dirt

  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. The bitch spurred me too hard. 9. Circles are boring, I like to dance on two legs. 8. Rumour has it she was riding a mechanical bull at a bar on the weekend, wanted to see if it was true. 7. For a split second,…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Eventing clinics that would be too helpful to actually happen

  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.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Eventing clinics that would be too helpful to actually happen 10. Jack Pinkney teaches – Producing the bravest cross-country horse on the planet 9. Mark Todd teaches – How to retire from Eventing for the second time 8. Social media for dummies (AKA armchair eventers) 7. Will Coleman teaches – Strategies to avoid touching those costly flags on cross-country…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Thoughts horses have while getting clipped

  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. Why do I have to get shaved when you won’t even shave your own legs? 9. You missed a spot you dumb bitch. 8. If you clip a stupid cloverleaf or heart on my ass again this year, you’ll be sorry. 7. I wish you weren’t…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things that make equestrians say “F***”

  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.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things that make equestrians say “F***” 10. When you go to top up your horse’s water and there’s crap in it. 9. Showing up at a far away horse show only to realize you forgot your tall boots. 8. Spilling Regu-Mate all over yourself. 7. Hearing the judge’s bell ring in the middle of your dressage test. 6….

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things horses will always spook at

  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. Dogs. The smaller, the scarier. 9. Water. You are wearing an inflatable emergency life jacket but I’m not! 8. Gusts of wind. A clear sign of a tornado. 7. Shadows. You never know what is lurking in them. 6. Suspicious flowers. Could conceal murderers.  …

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things eventers think on cross-country

  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. Jump judge, your chair is on my line… You better duck! 9. I need to start exercising, I can’t breathe and it is only fence 11! 8. I’m getting run off with! 7. Sh*t… Where is my next fence? 6. Lost my stirrup… Argh… Won’t…

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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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