SIR Pro-Tips: The Funniest Moments of the 2017 Series

Jul 20, 2017 - 4:16 PM

As week VII of the 2017 Summer In The Rockies continues, we take a look back at some of the funniest “pro-tips” that Show Manager Marion Maybank has heard around The Colorado Horse Park this summer!

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#1

“Even when you see the perfect distance, you still have to want to jump the jump.”

#2

Student: “Remind me what I need to do on this one if the horse gets deep?”
Trainer: “Stay on.”

#3

Student: “My pony is dirty.”
Trainer: “Didn’t you bathe him?”
Student: “Yes!”
Trainer: “Did you use soap?”
Student: “….”
Trainer: “Grand Prix riders use soap. Do you want to be a Grand Prix rider?”
Student: “Yes.”
Trainer: “…Use soap.”

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#4

Trainer: “Did you learn the derby course?”
Student: “Yes.”
Trainer: “Okay, now put your horse’s head on the board and let him learn it too.”

#5

“I always ride in mismatched socks. It’s not luck or anything, I just lose socks.”

#6

Student: “That oxer is huge.”
Trainer: “Yeah, it’s terrifying. I’d keep kicking if I were you. Or cry. Either.”

#7

Trainer: “That’s the in-gate. Don’t run out of it, there’s really nothing to stop him once you leave the ring.”

#8

Trainer: “Did you eat lunch?”
Student: “Yes…”
Trainer: “So you didn’t chip and eat his mane because you were hungry?”

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Photoss courtesy of White Fence Equine Photography

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