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.”
“They named that big log before the water the Fat Log on the map.”
“Seems a bit harsh doesn’t it?”…
“Whew! She did awesome!!”
“That wasn’t our daughter.”
“We just had to buy a brown one huh?”
Overheard during cross country
“Another weekend foiled by the unseen Loch Ness monster in the water complex.”
Overheard near cross country
“Why do they call them questions?”
“…..because they make you question your sanity.”
Overhead during a course walk with a student, trainer, and assistant trainer.
“Let’s see which horse of this horse I have today.”
Overheard by a rider entering stadium
“Well she hasn’t thrown up yet.”
Overheard outside of a dressage ring
“Here is my whip to hit me.”
Said by a rider after a dressage test to her trainer
“….. so yeah in theory I’ve paid money to come be nervous for people I hardly know.”
Overheard at Land Rover
“Where was your problem?”
“The problem was he didn’t want to participate in the same sport as I did today.”
And … because a picture is worth 1,000 words:
“Take a picture and title it Mother Mucker”
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