Today in Things That Aren’t Actually Sports. I’m sure lots of time and training goes into teaching your horse how to prance in a very specific way, but really? Really.
See also table tennis and badminton. When did drunken summer party activities become Olympic sports?
Critique equestrian events for being very exclusionary and far, far too expensive for anyone but elites, but never on athleticism.
It’s painfully clear those who critique eventing on this level have never been on the back of a horse, let alone understand the athleticism and skill it takes to compete on an international level.
Hmmm. I will accept the criticism that I have never been on a horse and don’t get it, but I’m going to say the “Fuck You” was a little unnecessary.