The life of the show announcer might seem like a cushy gig, what with the jetting around from show to show, looking at pretty people on their pretty ponies all day, occasionally talking into a microphone to relay the obvious in between sips of bloody mary.
How easy it is to forget how infinitely tedious most shows can be, with rider lists a mile long, horses with 4, 5, sometimes even 6 NAMES! Not every show is a prime time Grand Prix.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, GET ON YOUR FEET AND MAKE SOME NOISE FOR TONIGHT’S BABY GREEN EQUITATION SPECTACULARRRRR!!!!
The good ones manage to keep it together and stay out of the way. The bad ones, well, they end up here:
Psst… we received permission from the rider in this video to use footage from this round and to add our own, ridiculous commentary. (We should note that in real life, she’s as lovely a rider as she is a truly great sport!)