"What this sport tests…it’s not just a test of power and speed, it’s a test on how strong the communication is between rider and horse."
Alex Hui Tian talking about eventing
"It’s funny how beginners are so afraid of falling, while experienced riders have hardly any respect for falling at all. After a lifetime in this industry, anyone can tell you-the things you should be most afraid of in this sport are usually the people standing next to you."
Nina Thornton (via ring-side)
You know you’re a horse person when you write ‘equestrian’ instead of ‘equation’…
I thought this said equitation and I got super confused… I need help