#EventerProblems Vol. 184, Presented by Haygain: Humans of Eventing, Part I

Photo via the Humans of Eventing Facebook page.

If you haven’t already been introduced to the Humans of Eventing Facebook page, I implore you to go explore this majestic corner of dark web eventing internet. While I don’t have absolute confirmation about the page’s founder, I have a very strong guess, which readers are welcome to confirm or dispute in the comments. Please know that you are much beloved by the eventing community, [name redacted].

Humans of Eventing is, at its essence, #EventerProblems at its finest — as evidenced by this sampling of posts. Bonus: some adorable dog photos. Stay tuned for part II.

“Where was his problem?”

“Oh just anything that involved steering.”

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Sunday, June 9, 2019

“Fat log?”

“They named that big log before the water the Fat Log on the map.”

“Seems a bit harsh doesn’t it?”…

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Sunday, June 2, 2019

“Whew! She did awesome!!”

“That wasn’t our daughter.”

“We just had to buy a brown one huh?”

Overheard during cross country

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Sunday, June 2, 2019

“Another weekend foiled by the unseen Loch Ness monster in the water complex.”

Overheard near cross country

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Sunday, May 26, 2019

“Why do they call them questions?”

“Because..”

“…..because they make you question your sanity.”

Overhead during a course walk with a student, trainer, and assistant trainer.

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Saturday, May 25, 2019

“Let’s see which horse of this horse I have today.”

Overheard by a rider entering stadium

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Friday, May 24, 2019

“Well she hasn’t thrown up yet.”

Overheard outside of a dressage ring

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Sunday, May 12, 2019

“Here is my whip to hit me.”

Said by a rider after a dressage test to her trainer

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Saturday, May 11, 2019

“….. so yeah in theory I’ve paid money to come be nervous for people I hardly know.”

Overheard at Land Rover

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Thursday, April 25, 2019

“Where was your problem?”

“The problem was he didn’t want to participate in the same sport as I did today.”

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Saturday, June 8, 2019

And … because a picture is worth 1,000 words:

“Take a picture and title it Mother Mucker”

Posted by Humans of Eventing on Thursday, November 15, 2018

Go Eventing!

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