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  • Can you spell trainwreck?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqo9IVqAnWk

    This is a clip from a Norweigan TV show, the challenge is pony riding. Fast forward to ~2.00 min, self explanantory from that point on.

    I admit to laughing altohugh I feel very bad for the guys pony, it took a real beating
    Timothy, stop lurking

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    hilariously I still see more horse abuse at local shows with all the bouncing , cranking and pulling than in a few min of fun in these videos.
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    • #3
      Felt bad for the spotted pony though. Is this a game show??

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      • #4
        At least, this one was funny!!

        This one is pathetic!
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opMiC...layer_embedded
        Apparently, it is a polo player who switched with a jumper...but still.. poor horse!

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        • #5
          Wow FalseImpression. Poor horse. He was such a saint. The only reason I could watch it the whole way through was knowing that the guy was hurting too with all the crotch busters he was doing on landing.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by FalseImpression View Post
            At least, this one was funny!!

            This one is pathetic!
            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opMiC...layer_embedded
            Apparently, it is a polo player who switched with a jumper...but still.. poor horse!
            Apparently the only thing this guy learned from lessons was how to pick up a lost stirrup without slowing down or looking down. Gotta admit he has got that down to a science. Saddle need a horn on it for him. He slam into that baby just once and be off to the ER.

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            • #7
              They played the wrong music. It should have been Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker!
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              • #8
                Originally posted by FalseImpression View Post
                At least, this one was funny!!

                This one is pathetic!
                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opMiC...layer_embedded
                Apparently, it is a polo player who switched with a jumper...but still.. poor horse!
                Shocking that he ends up with both legs on either side of horse after each fence.

                And why in the hell does he hit the horse? Perhaps, he should whack himself.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by FalseImpression View Post
                  At least, this one was funny!!

                  This one is pathetic!
                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opMiC...layer_embedded
                  Apparently, it is a polo player who switched with a jumper...but still.. poor horse!
                  Wow!! I really, really, really want that horse! What a saint and a cutie on top of it! How did he NOT land on the ground is what I want to know?!?!? Holy cow I hope he is wearing a cup!
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Frank B View Post
                    They played the wrong music. It should have been Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker!

                    I am "impressed" that he "landed" on the horse so many times!

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                    • #11
                      OMG...That was sooo funny. I don't know how many times that guy fell off that little POA...
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                      • #12
                        At least this tv show one is funny...that little spotted pony, just seems to be at them every time he dumps the guy!!!
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                          #13
                          Originally posted by Chardavej View Post
                          Wow!! I really, really, really want that horse! What a saint and a cutie on top of it! How did he NOT land on the ground is what I want to know?!?!? Holy cow I hope he is wearing a cup!

                          Did anybody else notice that the only jump he didn't get completely loose over was the one he did without stirrups.

                          I want to think that this is somehow fake but I can't figure out how and why?
                          Timothy, stop lurking

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                          • #14
                            Ouch! That must hurt-I hope he already has kids!

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by tkhawk View Post
                              Ouch! That must hurt-I hope he already has kids!
                              I hope he *doesn't.*

                              I'm guessing that it was supposed to be funny, but it really wasn't.
                              "Why would anybody come here if they had a pony? Who leaves a country packed with ponies to come to a non-pony country? It doesn't make sense!"

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                              • #16
                                I want that POA, s/he has a great sense of humor!! The first attempt at the jump was great. One foot over and STOP! LOL
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                                • #17
                                  Actually, it was no real contest. The ladies were riding a Fjord, albeit one with a star and a long mane, but a Fjord nonetheless. As a breed, Fjords are pretty tolerant and easy going. I'd say the ladies had a real advantage.
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                                  • #18
                                    That polka dotted pony is the cutest thing ever. I felt bad for him though. Those guys showed a special kind of incompetence, even for beginners.

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