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    Default In which we confirm once and for all that rider size doesn't matter...

    ...and that tutus are acceptable in the ring.

    I went to a rodeo in northern MN while I was on vacation and took these pictures of JJ, the rodeo "clown" (not sure they call them that anymore?) who provided the entertainment. And that horse is a saint for not jumping out of his skin when someone in an inflatable suit got on him.

    Another thought--I wonder if it hurts less when you fall if you're wearing one of these?

    http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p...n/IMG_1125.jpg

    http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p...n/IMG_1126.jpg

    http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p...n/IMG_1128.jpg

    http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p...n/IMG_1130.jpg

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    Excellent...

    I gotta say, before I looked at the pics, I thought "Oh no...this board will never be sober again, with the "." thread and the Parelli thread and now this....trainwreck overloard.

    Suit reminds me of the sumu suits on Ellen...I'd like to see someone pull that off in a saddle.



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    Quote Originally Posted by gloriginger View Post
    Excellent...

    I gotta say, before I looked at the pics, I thought "Oh no...this board will never be sober again, with the "." thread and the Parelli thread and now this....trainwreck overloard.

    Suit reminds me of the sumu suits on Ellen...I'd like to see someone pull that off in a saddle.
    My thoughts too and add the Calgary Stampede rodeo threads to that.

    Thankfully it is just harmless fun.

    What a great suit!

    Thank you for those pictures, they came out great.



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    I love JJ! He's come to our rodeo quite a few times, and I've gotten to have dinner and hang out with him because of some connections.

    There is no way my horse would put up with that....
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoveGirl83102 View Post
    I love JJ! He's come to our rodeo quite a few times, and I've gotten to have dinner and hang out with him because of some connections.
    He seems like he'd be a ton of fun to have a couple beers with. And he's a good dancer---very entertaining to watch. Of course he's probably half my age...oh well...

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    My horse wouldn't care, but then again she should do whatever I want her to...hehe.
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2584/...8424823c_b.jpg
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2787/...e98f7c5eba.jpg In the second picture we had costume malfunction(broom handle too long) and we couldn't turn right. I love the inflatable costume.



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    nice chuckle in the a.m.



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    Ha! I think I just had to redefine "broke" in my mind... clearly my standards were set too low!
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