1. If you do a thorough check of your trailer
before hauling, your truck will break down.
2. There is no such thing as a sterile barn cat.
3. No one ever notices how you ride until you fall
4. The least useful horse in your barn will eat
the most, require shoes every four weeks and
need the vet at least once a month.
5. A horse's misbehavior will be in direct
proportion to the number of people who are watching.
6. Tack you hate never wears out; blankets you
hate cannot be destroyed;
horses you hate cannot be sold and will outlive
7. Clipper blades will become dull only when the
horse is half finished.
Clipper motors will quit only when you have the
horse's head left to trim.
8. If you're wondering if you left the water on in
the barn, you did. If you're wondering if you latched the pasture gate,
9. One horse isn't enough; two is too many.
10. If you approach within 50 feet of the barn in
your "street clothes," you will get dirty.
11. You can't push a horse on a lunge line.
12. If a horse is advertised "under $5,000," you
can bet he isn't $2,500.
13. The number of horses you own increases
according to the number of stalls in your barn.
14. An uncomplicated horse can be ruined with
15. You can't run a barn without baling twine.
16. Hoof picks migrate.
17. Wind velocity increases in direct proportion
to how well your hat fits.
18. There is no such thing as the "right feed."
19. If you fall off, you will land on the site of
your most recent injury.
20. If you're winning, quit.
21. The only time your horse blows its nose is
when you have a white shirt on.
22. The hugeness of your barrel racing mistakes is
in direct proportion to the hugeness of the entry fee.