Inner Workings of Rolex Riders’ Minds Revealed

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “4*”? How about “Horse”? “Selfie”? “Vacation”? “Idol?”

Frankie Thieriot wrangled a few riders into playing a game of word association in the Rolex barns this morning. Their responses were all over the map — and seriously hilarious. What REALLY goes on inside the mind of a top event rider? Behold:

Love that the one association that was consistent across the board was a subconscious link between “selfie” and “hashtag” and Laine Ashker. On a related note, this excerpt from the Open Thread (which John is currently piloting): “Lainey and Al will be piloting the first ever selfie helmet cam on Saturday.” And there’s a Laine selfie opp at the Equiflexsleeve booth at 12:30 p.m. — you better believe Chinch will be down there for his annual Rolex selfie smooch. #becauseofcourse #Rolexgirlfriend #chinchesneedlovetoo

Keep it locked on Eventing Nation all week for more Rolex insanity.

Go Eventing.