Category Archives: Tuesday’s Top 10

Tuesday’s Top 10 – Reasons Eventers should break up with their partners

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 – Reasons an Eventer should break up with their partner 10. The ice you bought for your horse’s legs, he put in his beer cooler. 9. She suggested you skip gallop day to go to the beach. 8. You specifically said you wanted a 5-point breastplate for Christmas and he gave you a standing martingale. 7. Your partner implied that your off…

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Dressage judge comments scribes did write – Part 3

WARNING: Uncensored language. But all in fun. People from all over the world read, Tuesday’s Top 10 – Dressage judge comments scribes were NOT allowed to write. Many of our readers shared comments that HAVE actually made it onto dressage tests, Dressage judge comments scribes did write and Part 2. There have been so many colourful dressage judge comments, we have enough gems for a series. The dressage judges who let their scribes write these comments, certainly were not sugarcoating anything. Thank-you to all the riders who shared these hilarious, real life comments. Despite what a  judge writes on your test, this phase of Eventing remains interesting…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Rule changes that would cause an Eventing panic

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 – Rule changes that would cause an Eventing panic 10. If one shoe comes off your horse, you must replace all four. 9. “Optimum Time” is now “The Time Allowed”. Over or under, rider accumulates .4 penalty points for each second. 8. Helmets must be worn in dressage. 7.  Research has revealed that plaiting/braiding causes undue stress to horses, so…

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Dressage judge comments scribes did write – Part 2

People from all over the world read, Tuesday’s Top 10 – Dressage judge comments scribes were NOT allowed to write. Many of our readers shared comments that HAVE actually made it onto dressage tests, Dressage judge comments scribes did write. There have been so many colourful dressage judge comments that this has created a series, here is part 2. The dressage judges who let their scribes write these comments, certainly were not sugarcoating anything. Thank-you to all the riders who shared these hilarious, real life comments. Remember no matter what a judge writes on your test, Dressage would be less boring if everyone’s tests had as much pizzaz…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Rider thoughts 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.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Rider thoughts on cross-country 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 skip “No Stirrup November” this year. 5. Definitely need a stronger bit. 4….

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Eventing movies you must see

It’s been a few years since Michael Jung’s retirement from stripping. However, the former dancer misses the excitement and feeling of being on stage. His horses dancing in the dressage ring and the adrenaline rush on cross-country, just does not give him the same thrill. Now, he is torn between taking his horses to the Burghley CCI4* or going to the world’s largest stripper convention. Will Mike be able to resist taking it off again?   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…

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Dressage judge comments scribes did write

People from all over the world read, Tuesday’s Top 10 – Dressage judge comments scribes were NOT allowed to write. Many of our readers shared comments that HAVE actually made it onto dressage tests. The Dressage judges who let their scribes write these comments, certainly were not sugarcoating anything. Thank-you to all the riders who shared these hilarious, real life comments. Remember no matter what a judge writes on your test, Dressage would be less boring if everyone’s tests had as much pizzaz your tests have.     – Abigail Hart   – Andrea Lewis   – Ally Sillers   – Dulce Wassil   – Andrea Lewis  …

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Dressage judge comments scribes were NOT allowed to write

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 – Dressage judge comments scribes were NOT allowed to write 10. The letters are there to help you navigate your test, not teach us the the alphabet. 9. The rodeo is next week. 8. You are too fat for your horse. 7. Don’t quit your non-horse job. 6. Bad riding or bad horse, too close to call. 5. You obviously…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Activities that will get you kicked off the show grounds

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 – Activities that will get you kicked off the show grounds 10. Commentating over your own megaphone beside the dressage ring. 9. Warming up in the barn aisles when it is raining. 8. Lining up at the food truck mounted on your horse. 7. Throwing rocks at the dressage judge in her car. 6. Starting a campfire at…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Ways to tell you’re Eventing obsessed

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.   10. First thing you do in the morning is visit www.eventingconnect.today to check out Today’s SCOOP. 9. When you are sitting in your car and traffic slows down, you start to cluck. 8. Getting up in the middle of the night to watch events online across the pond is a must. 7. You only go shopping for clothes when you need…

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