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Leslie Howard Tractor Crash

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  • Leslie Howard Tractor Crash

    I thought those that missed it might enjoy watching Leslie's tractor crash from Syracuse...


  • #2
    Thank God no one was hurt but omg that was hilarious.

    "You keep one leg on one side, the other leg on the other side, and your mind in the middle." -- Henry Taylor, "Riding Lesson"


    • #3
      OMG - I am DYING!!!! SO funny!!


      • #4
        OMG That is the reason my hubby bans me from our farm equipment.


        • #5
          LOL that looks like a fun class to watch!


          • #6
            Laughing my BUTT off!!
            If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.


            • #7
              OMG - I am at work, so I am trying SOOOO hard to look serious and not BURST out laughing while I am watching this!! This is the funniest ever. And even though I can't turn the sound on (at work) I get the idea of what is going on - it is so nice to see someone with a sense of humor that can laugh at themselves.


              • #8
                absolutely laughed out loud at my desk- so hilarious!
                "ronnie was the gifted one, victor was the brilliant intellect, and i [GM], well, i am the plodder."


                • #9
                  FUNNY! Also glad no one was hurt - looked like a pretty slow/safe crash.


                  • #10
                    Oh my! Poor Leslie! So funny but probably very embarassing! I watched that and my face honestly got hot for her. Poor girl!

                    What a fun idea!
                    "Aye God, Woodrow..."


                    • #11
                      Darn, I was looking forward to seeing the backing maneuver.....

                      Third Charm Event Team


                      • #12
                        So forwarded THAT on to my trainer/bo to prove that I'm not the only poor soul to do dumb things in the show ring! bahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
                        Go Ahead: This is a dare, not permission. Don't Do It!


                        • #13
                          Just as funny- Mclain getting on the tractor after that and driving it in such a sorry state. He still won the class, though. If the tractor class had a perpetual trophy, he would have retired it by now!

                          Also very funny- the Irish rider who miscalculated his halt/flying dismount, and landed pretty much on top of his poor groom.

                          I must say, the sponsor who provided the tractor was an excellent sport about it. I can't imagine the cost of the damage to his shiny new tractor.


                          • #14
                            Too funny, she was doing really good.


                            • #15
                              HA HA HA HA HA that was hilarious!! Glad nobody got hurt.. Omg classic. Thank goodness she has a great sense of humour!
                              I'd rather be riding!


                              • #16
                                OMG, I love her. Go for broke, not matter what! I think it did need a stronger bit!

                                I loved how the clock kept ticking too! Like there was ANY saving that!


                                • #17
                                  It was funny! Did you see in the interview later that she said they did practice drive the tractors in the parking lot - and all she had to do to stop it was take her foot off the accelerator? So they changed something - not totally her fault - I can see how it happened.

                                  Mclain Ward was fabulous! They were all good sports!


                                  • #18
                                    The best part of this is watching all the big names have FUN sometimes its just soooo serious and it was great to see them all let their guard down, what a neat class!!!
                                    If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.


                                    • #19
                                      I was there and it was funny, especially since no one got hurt. Its one of my favorite classes!!

                                      Believe me, they didn't let her forget it the rest of the weekend!!

                                      I think my favorite quote was in the class on Sunday her horse would not go near the animal topiary.

                                      Beezie commented, "maybe he saw you drive the tractor!"

                                      Good thing she as a great sport about it!!