Sometimes you just have to laugh at yourself, so I can’t resist Zen Baby Horse‘s Everyday Fails blog hop. No one is perfect, we all make mistakes and do ridiculous things sometimes, not to mention that horses are the most humbling thing I’ve ever come across. But it’s ok to fail, because that’s how we learn. Why not celebrate our failures just as much as our successes? We all take this sport very seriously, but sometimes we have to embrace the fail moments and inject a little levity.
Did you know I’m basically a professional mane sniffer?
Sometimes you just gotta get down in there and take a nice deeeeeep whiff.
This one is called The I-Can’t-Commit-to-a-Distance. Poor Charlie was a saint. This photo proves that there’s a horsey heaven, and he’s in it.
Jezebel’s first open ditch produced quite the deer leap. Monsters.
I still don’t really know quite what happened here, but that’s about as derpy as you can get.
That time I tried to take NICE PICTURES with my two HORRIBLE DONKEYS
That time Kai kind of forgot how big 1.00m is and left me clinging to him like a monkey
and then the other time
and then the OTHER time.
Charlie’s (and my) first Training level event, when he tripped in the water and we both came inches away from taking an unexpected bath.
That time I really loved the long spot
and the other time
okay it’s basically all the time.
The early days of Henry, when he was obese and downhill and overbent and I remedied it with intense piano hands.
Remember that time I won a bridle for 2nd and Bobby won a rubber bracelet for 3rd? I remember. Oh boy do I ever remember. #bobbyfail
and of course, even though this is 16 years old, it’s still the best video ever…