Political Correctness &
The Horse Community
The horse world is dreadfully guilty of political
incorrectness. Citizens, we can fix this!
From now on, the rider who came in 128th out of 127
competitors isn’t a major loser;
We’ll refer to awful jumpers as potential dressage
horses and horrid dressage horses will be called event
prospects (oh, wait, we’ve been doing that for years
Prominent horse people who go to jail for tax evasion
are, um, ethically challenged.
Judges who make stupid decisions are myopically
A twitch is a lip tourniquet.
Instructors, refrain from telling any student that she
has a bad seat. Instead, tell this rider that she has
astronomical potential for butt improvement.
A horse that always crashes through the jumps is merely
in touch with his personal sense of gravity. Likewise, a
bad mover isn’t an eggbeater with legs --- he’s
A horse who won’t go forward is a
Waterlogged show grounds are humidity super-enriched.
There, see what a positive place your barn can be?