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  • H/J Forum Spinnoff- Funny Eventing Lingo

    What phrases do eventers say that the Non-horse or non-eventer world would think are weird?

    Link: http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=240072
    4..3..2..1...Have a nice ride!!!

  • #2
    The most common would have to be:

    "Howdyago?" or "Howdego?" or "Howdshego?"

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    • #3
      "Did you jump clean?"
      Big Idea Eventing

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      • #4
        The Big E, or DQ. Not even sure I got them right!
        Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
        Incredible Invisible

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        • #5
          I've gotten some horrified looks when talking about jumping through a coffin...
          --
          Wendy
          ... and Patrick

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          • #6
            DFL.

            (Dead F***ing Last.)
            Road to the T3D
            Translation
            fri [fri:] fritt fria (adj): Free
            skritt [skrit:] skritten (noun): Walk

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            • #7
              "Glue over here was nappy at the helsinki before the coffin and we got the big E. Did the walk of shame. Worst thing was that god (aka JW) was watching. Need biggers spurs a bigger bit and a 5 point breastplate. That will make it all good."

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              • #8
                "Half coffin" is probably even more confusing

                "We dropped into the water"

                "We jumped the red barn"
                Janet

                chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                  "Did you jump clean?"
                  Don't even need the "jump" part - how about:

                  Did you go clean?
                  Were you clean?

                  First time I told my non-horsey parents I went clean xc, they worried that I had somehow fallen off out of their line of sight.
                  "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

                  So, the Zen Buddhist says to the hotdog vendor, "Make me one with everything."

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Jazzy Lady View Post
                    "Glue over here was nappy at the helsinki before the coffin and we got the big E. Did the walk of shame. Worst thing was that god (aka JW) was watching. Need biggers spurs a bigger bit and a 5 point breastplate. That will make it all good."
                    LOL! How about "going to need more hardware the next time out!"
                    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison

                    So, the Zen Buddhist says to the hotdog vendor, "Make me one with everything."

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by eventer_mi View Post
                      LOL! How about "going to need more hardware the next time out!"
                      okay, how about this:

                      "Glue over here was nappy at the helsinki before the coffin and we got the big E. Did the walk of shame. Worst thing was that god (aka JW) was watching. Need more hardware and a 5 point. Then we'll be clean."

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                      • #12
                        Calling "anchorman" for dressage.
                        Amwrider: May the fleas of a thousand camels infest their genitalia and may their arms be too short to scratch.

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                        • #13
                          How 'bout

                          "How big a stud are you going the use"

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                          • #14
                            We were sticky at 2, he dropped anchor at 3. came back, did a hail Mary and flew over 4. A long, no-hoper at 5 Just squeaked over 6. Absolutely no brakes at 7 and 8. Nappy dirty runout at 9. Way overfaced at 10 but got him up in front and coming from behind at 11. Lost my right iron at 12 and did a Todd through 13 before I got it back. Slid in deep to 14, deer hopped over that one. Scrambled up 15, spot on (finally) at 16 and 17. Ran for home, rode it like I stole it (thanks Ralph) Just over time.

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                            • #15
                              How about the names of our levels?

                              Me: "I moved up from Novice to Training!"
                              Non-eventer: "You had to go back to training because you aren't even a novice yet? I though you'd been riding for 25 years!"
                              SportHorseRiders.com
                              Taco Blog
                              *T3DE 2010 Pact*

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                              • #16
                                Eventers are way more likely to say good luck, have fun, enjoy your ride, and where are you CAMPING

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                                • #17
                                  I saw a long one at 2 and nailed the hell out of it, but I chipped bigtime at 3, and bought it.
                                  http://www.tamarackhill.com/

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                                  • #18
                                    only to be outdone by...

                                    "How big a stud are you going the use"



                                    Only to be out done by...What stud did you use, were they enough? What in front / behind? .Would a bullet behind be enough?

                                    breeder of Mercury!

                                    remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                                    • #19
                                      3 day

                                      I'm going to a three day, be back in 5 days. no, I'll be at the three day.
                                      breeder of Mercury!

                                      remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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                                      • #20
                                        Would you really? gag and twist?

                                        If he's too low in front try a gag or a corkscrew, if. a slow twist is not enough.
                                        breeder of Mercury!

                                        remember to enjoy the moment, and take a moment to enjoy and give God the glory for these wonderful horses in our lives.BECAUSE: LIFE is What Happens While Making Other Plans

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