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    Only riders will do...

    OK how about we make tons of things that only riders will do.


    • #3
      Going out to dinner after a day of showing in your boots and breeches and wonder why all these freaks keep staring at you!!!


      • #4
        Shows up at the convenience store at 3 30 in the morn and be there to get juice or breakfast before a show......NOT b/c he have been out all night and are just getting in lol.


        • #5
          -drive around with crops and whips in their cars (hopefully only riders do this)

          -go to a public places wearing chaps, paddock boots and/or spurs

          -find horse goobers on your clothes after a day of school/work from a quick visit in the morning

          I'm quilty of all these [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]
          ~ they tease you cause they like you ~


          • #6
            Hey now! I wear my chaps to class too! We all do, no one even looks twice at our school. Gotta love "equestrian" colleges. The breeches and flip-flops look is popular as well.

            Uhh, I used to do my hair before I left the house, and wear my helmet in the car to the barn. That earned some weird looks for sure!



            • #7
              Yeah I wear my hard hat around with my hair still up perfectly after a show, lol. When a baseball cap isn't around, well, hey it beats hat hair!

              Horse On Course
              The Horse Show World Online!
              Erin B #1


              • #8
                In the winter when it's cold, I have absolutely no problem going to get lunch in my chaps...it's too darn cold to take the things off!

                I'm also too lazy to take my spurs off my paddock boots if I'm riding something that always needs spurs....you get odd looks in the grocery store when you have pointy things sticking off the back of your boots!


                • #9
                  And, go into your glove compartment to get registration and insurance information and have police officer see the needles, syringes, and pills and about have a coronary and take you into lock up in the station. At which point, hubby can't be reached, farrier has to be called and come bail you out, and veterinarian contacted to explain the medications were just given for a sick horse.

                  Motto of story: Don't speed when transporting medications from veterinarian to farm, and keep them in other than the glove compartment.
                  Owner/Trainer of http://www.plumstedequestrianctr.com


                  • #10
                    VT- If I could tell you how many times I've gone out to dinner (4 star, even!lol) in my beloved TS's, show shirts, and horse show hair...Even those classy "maitre de"s (ok, so how do we REALLY spell that?) couldn't help but look twice. I knew it was because they flattered my butt, but.....


                    • #11
                      I've had that same thing happen with drugs in the glove box! Only I got pulled over for a headlight out [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img] and officer bob was pretty understanding of my mini pharmacy! Lucky for me. Sorry to hear you had to 'do time'! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]



                      • #12
                        I just wear my breeks around alot - or used to, but that was waaayyyyyy too wierd for stupid pov-ville N.E. Calgary.
                        Now I just go around smelling like a horse!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                        • #13
                          Good one Jane. On my car cleaning binges (which occurs about 4 times a year), I come across a variety of needles and syringes that I have put away "just in case" (after all, you just NEVER know when you have to give that shot) and wonder how I would explain myself out of the situation.

                          Never mind any thing that would go into those needles are at the barn. Wonder if they would belive me????


                          • #14
                            -- Stand around in the freezing cold and rain at a show for a few hours watching ponies go round and round over the same course of 2' jumps.

                            -- Not go on vacation for several years running because all the spare money and time goes to the horses, and besides all the vacation days are used up with a day here, a couple of days there at shows.

                            -- Discover that Mr./Ms. Clean has decided to use his/her feed bucket as a toilet, then scoop it out and scrub the bucket with your bare hands. Horse poop is clean poop, you know.

                            -- Pee in the stall/trailer when no one (except your horse) is looking because the porta-potties are way too far away (oh come on -- you've done it. admit it.)

                            -- Actually wear those hair nets.
                            "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry


                            • #15
                              Only horse people.....can no longer smell the "horse" smell in vehicles, clothes, house, etc! Any non-horsey friends that ride in my truck always comment on how it smells like "horse" - must be the tack, grooming supplies, occasional bale of shavings, etc! However, my horsey friends jump in and never smell at thing. I certainly don't notice it! Also, I love cleaning out my coat pockets and finding the assortment of hoofpicks, sweet lumps, and hay string that usually find a home in them. Then of course, I always end up at the grocery store after riding - boot and breeches always draw a stare - especially from little kids who have no problems with pointing and telling their moms to "look, look"!


                              • #16
                                PORTIA! You've peed in the trailers and stalls before! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] *doubletake gasps and falls off her chair as she faints on to the floor in shock* [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gif[/img]

                                [This message was edited by doubletake on Mar. 09, 2001 at 06:41 PM.]


                                • #17
                                  Sneak home on my lunch hour and decide the horses look bored/hungry so throw them all a flake of hay, then return to work at the library reference desk with wisps of hay all over everywhere.

                                  Possess the only pair of winter boots at the office which are covered with stuff notably OTHER THAN snow.

                                  Do jump-off turns with the shopping cart when power-shopping on the way home from the barn (still wearing breeches, of course.)

                                  Rinsed off my espresso pot in the wash stall at a horseshow so I could brew up a cup while we had a cookout. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]


                                  • #18
                                    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Pee in the stall/trailer when no one (except your horse) is looking because the porta-potties are way too far away (oh come on -- you've done it. admit it.)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                    You've been SPYING on Merry!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img]
                                    Congratulate me! My CANTER cutie is an honor student at Goofball University!


                                    • #19
                                      When me and my freinds doa clinic at my barn we always go out to eat between the morning and afternoon session. We always wear our helmets in the restaraunt just to get people to look at us!

                                      I always wear my hat every where I go during a show (even out to lunch, a store....) I have heard a bunch of people muttering that we must be epileptic. Me and one of my freinds are going to out to lunch one day and just drop and start sezuiring!!!


                                      • #20
                                        I had a good one and it went bye-bye. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img]