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  • #41
    Back in the day when I was dressing for success, I had two brown suits with different patterns like herringbone and plaid. Was doing a training class at the local Air Force base - 25 students each am and pm. Walked into work and looked down and realized I had the jacket from one brown suit matched with the skirt from the other. Fortunately I could just take the jacket off before standing up in front of all those people and trying to appear credible!


    • #42
      I've put my pull-on FITS on backwards before. I couldn't figure out until I got to the barn why they were pulling funny in the back ... thank goodness no one saw me before I changed!

      I've also been tacking up my horse, gotten a bit distracted, and then gone to put my saddle on ... only to be thoroughly unable to find my saddle. I looked all around the grooming area, in my tack locker, asked around if anyone had seen my saddle; they all said no ... you can see where this is going, yes?

      After several minutes, I looked up and realized ... I said to one of the people around, "So. Yknow my horse? Yeah. The one over there. WITH THE SADDLE ON HER BACK?" Sheesh.
      Nanakorobi yaoki: Seven times fall, eight times rise.


      • #43
        My husband was at the keeneland sale and all day he was walking around and delivering horses with my panties hanging out of the collar of his jacket. The agent busted out laughing when I took them off. He was lucky none of the other drivers noticed.


        • #44
          It started pouring at a show one time. It wasn't until the end of the day (two horses,, 4 tests, several trips on foot to the secretaries office, chatting with friends) I realized I was wearing my bright orange and blue underwear with "Flirt Team Captain" across the back... which were highly visible beneath my soaked white breeches.... Oops.
          True North Dressage
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          • #45
            OP, hope this makes you feel better/saner:

            Not backwards, but once in beige breeches, after riding bareback on a hot day, went grocery-shopping...
            OK, right?
            Until I looked down and saw lots of bay horsehair doing a good impression of unshaved thighs,butt,etc on the beige background

            I vote for TheJenner's bass-ackward hoodie as the Braindead Weiner
            *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
            Steppin' Out 1988-2004
            Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
            Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


            • #46
              Hey, sometimes you are just so tired that vision loss only seems normal, right??
              COTH's official mini-donk enabler

              "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl


              • #47
                Originally posted by TheJenners View Post
                Hey, sometimes you are just so tired that vision loss only seems normal, right??
                I've done the backwards hoodie thing too (and done it more than once... )

                What can I say, its too bright if I turn the lights on at dark-o'clock in the morning


                • #48
                  Originally posted by Cindyg View Post
                  How is that even possible?! Did you zip them up the back? My backside will NOT fit into the front side of my breeches.
                  Me too


                  • #49
                    Of course, having a small chuckle yesterday reading this thread, I pull one myself:

                    Rushing to get changed at the barn after work, ride 2 horses, scrub one's legs and treat for scratches so I can be home before 8:30, I pull a polo shirt over my head and start to pull my hair up into a pony tail, when I realize I have a high neck on the shirt ask myself "huh, that's weird. Didn't know I owned any mock turtleneck ss shirts... now I KNOW I packed my navy blue polo!" Yep, put it on backwards... here's my sign. At least I noticed before I left the bathroom.


                    • #50
                      Originally posted by oliverreed View Post
                      A (trial lawyer) colleage of mine once came into the office with two different COLOR shoes on. He had to go to court that day. Had to go home and change shoes first.
                      I did that but I was in court before I noticed it. I'm the kind of person who, if I have a pair of comfortable shoes, buys a pair in every color. So I had two identical pairs of pumps, one black and one navy. I look down and have 1 black pump and one navy pump on.
                      I'm a second hand Vegan. Cows eat grass. I eat cows.


                      • #51
                        Or when you mention to someone (okay, a close family member) that he has his shirt on inside out. He rolls up the hem, demonstrating that a) rightside out is far worse than inside out, which leads to b) it was done entirely on purpose which leads to c) the realization that one should shut up and MYOB


                        • #52
                          Well is been a really bad day when you're watching something on tv and you begin to doze off and one of your kids calls out ''hey mom...'' you hear it but not quite want to aknowlege it because heck you dont know why... so you hear again '' mom wake up...'' and you spring into action only to spill a can of throw back pepsi onto your lap... so you are soaked with throw back and you hand the can off to your kid and stand up to go get the wet clothes off and you take a funky step.. and you go down with a thud.
                          Yup your foot is broken. So your going to loose the spring get the horse who has had the winter off training to get ready for summer lets see what you can do in the show ring season. Then only through reading about the type of break on the broken bone is usually reserved for those who fall off their horse.
                          Of course last you looked there was no horse in your family room...
                          What other type of person could possibly get a break reserved for a person who falls off a horse with out a horse with in a mile of where the break occured but a horse person?
                          Friend of bar .ka


                          • #53
                            Did you just do this? Dang, sorry to hear it. That IS a bad day!

                            Speaking of losing horse stuff due to hurting oneself: Jan 19th, I schedule to have a tooth pulled. Rotten bastard had been making my life miserable for more than a year. It's a Friday so DH can take the day off and take care of me, because I am a crying blubbering mess about it (weird about teeth). We get it done, it went well, we are home where I am biting gauze and writing on a note pad. I write, "can I have your laptop?" He reaches back to grab the laptop off the side table, picks it up, and promptly blows out his shoulder. I force him to go to the ER by writing "yes" over and over on my pad, because arguing via written word and stomping my feet angrily in the living room is reeeeaaaal effective. But we go, where I immediately have a reaction to the drugs, expected since I'm allergic but I was hopeful we could get home first. I grey out in the ER and then start yarking all over the place. He feels like a jerk. I feel like a jerk. We spend the weekend playing who-goes-w/o-drugs-so-someone-can-drive-to-X. He now needs surgery but is refusing until Fall so he won't miss rodeo season .
                            COTH's official mini-donk enabler

                            "I am all for reaching out, but in some situations it needs to be done with a rolled up news paper." Alagirl


                            • #54
                              I rode 5 horses in my winter riding boots(Ariat Brousards) and along about 4pm my toe started to hurt. Midway through my 4:30 lesson I decided to check my feet to see why I was limping.....yup...Boots on the wrong feet.All.DAY LONG!


                              • #55
                                Yup well it will be 4 saturdays ago tomorrow. I have 3weeks (knock on wood) to go. Though Dr yesterday was not 100% happy with progress I was making he mentioned words like xray in 3 weeks of which I am to stay off foot as much a possible aka as close to 100% bed rest as I can posssibly do... with possibility of ct and maybe surgery with another 6-8 weeks after that IF the ct shows what he suspects has occured as occured...

                                I have a nut cracker break to the cuboid bone of the foot. The reason Dr's see it mostly in thoe who ride horse or rather fall off their horses is when they fall when their foot gets caught in the stirrup the iron acts as a fulcrum(sp) against the foot with the body dragging with of course the drag weight etc.. you get the picture... Isnt pretty.

                                The reason dr mentions surgery is he thinks or is guessing that perhaps there maybe a chip or somethign that is not reattaching itself as I am still tender in an area that he thinks i houldnt be. i dont know i havent seen the xrays..

                                Sorry to hear about your dhs shoulder.. Though i ave to say btdt about 6 yrs ago though I wasnt reaching for a laptop iirc it was a piece of paper..I recoevered faster than I thought I would. So maybe he will not miss the rodeo season after all.. Jingles for him and his shoulder
                                Friend of bar .ka


                                • #56
                                  Originally posted by oliverreed View Post
                                  Well, I dunno if this tops OP but I got to work on Tuesday and was at the office a while before I realized I had failed to zip up my pants . . . . .
                                  Only if you were commando!


                                  • #57
                                    I'm generally on my horse by 7 a.m. on weekdays. I'm not by nature a morning person (and did spend many years working nights), so it's really a miracle that I do manage, most days, to get on and ride without incident.
                                    On this particular morning, I had brought out my bay mare and groomed her. When we were ready to go, I led her down the barn aisle, out of the barn, down the drive to the big gate leading into the upper pasture. Opened the gate, led her in, shut the gate. Then walked another 30-40 feet to the mounting block. I lined her up at the mounting block and then realized that I hadn't put a saddle on her.