Warm up ring disaster stories

I came across this cartoon on Facebook and my immediate response was, yeah — I’ve been in that warm up ring. I’m sure you have, too. The one where people are jumping fences without calling out, where people are jumping fences the wrong direction, where their trainer jacks up the fence just as you come […]

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You would think he was the one in the ring!

Sometimes it’s more entertaining to watch the spectators at a horse show . . . than the horses! This guy has some funny moves. I can only assume he’s watching a jumping round :)/.

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Overjumping much?

I think we’ve all had times when our horses have jumped just a bit higher than we expected. Freedom certainly gets some serious air over new fences that he doesn’t want to touch. But this horse? He must have seen an entirely different jump! Kudos to the rider for staying with him.

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What have you forgotten to bring to a horse event?

Recently I read a thread on the Chronicle of the Horse forum that made me laugh out loud. It concerned items that people forgot when going to a horse event: a show, a lesson, foxhunt, etc. I’ll go first. Last fall I forgot the week that we changed to formal attire for foxhunting. I was […]

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