Eight Reasons Why Going to The Rodeo is a Bad Idea

If your thinking about riding a horse you might want to read this.

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This is the worst of both worlds not only do you land on your head after being thrown from a horse, but his hooves are on a direct course for you body.  Hope the Emergency Room’s not busy

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He Should Be Breaking Your Fall

You know whats worse than falling of a horse, a horse falling on top of you.  Well at least the guy in the background has some good photo’s for the funeral.

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Is It Over Yet

Falling off a horse is bad, really bad but when your foot gets caught you better start praying because your going to be pulled around like dog on a leash.  Just close your eyes and imagine your on a beach.

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I’m not sure how this happened it almost looks like the man was trying to jump on the horse but I’m sure that’s not the case.  At least he’s on top unlike the other guy.

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Aerial Acrobatics not Recommended

Maybe this horse is trying the impossible 360 and couldn’t quite get around but no matter what its going to hurt either for the horse or they guy riding him.  My guess is the horse.

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Way to Use Your Head

I’m sure when your flying off a horse you see  life flashes before your eyes but the only thing this guy going to see is the ground get closer and closer.  Either that or he’s found a terrible spot to practice his handstands.

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Rough Landing

Flying through the sky is quite a feeling its such a rush.  I’m sure this guy’s thoughts are changing from I’m flying, too crap this is is going to be a rough landing.  I hope the Chiropractors on speed dial.

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This is not pretty at all.  Being stomped is just about the worst thing that can happen after being thrown of a horse.  At least theirs someone there to call for help because your going to need it BAD.

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  1. Posted September 4, 2009 at 7:15 am

    Interesting article.

  2. Posted September 4, 2009 at 9:05 am

    Great pictures and article. You have to have a lot of guts to do what these guys do for a living. Well done.

  3. Posted September 4, 2009 at 9:50 am

    Has to agree with hfj, it takes alot of guts to do this sort of thing.I can name one sold reason for not going to a rodeo to.If Its held in a arena or civic center, us asthma sufferers are a goner,we cant handle the stirred up dust from the dirt.Found out the hard way going to a monster truck show with grandchild.Great article,great pictures.

  4. Posted September 4, 2009 at 10:02 am

    Ouch! Those pictures surely did make a point!! Great piece!

  5. Posted September 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm

    Outstanding photos

  6. Posted September 4, 2009 at 4:46 pm

    Great article,very interesting and wel presented! I love watching this sport but those who do it must have balls of steel,it would take a lot of courage just to get on the horse!!

  7. Posted September 4, 2009 at 6:27 pm

    Should be titled .. Why riding is horse is a bad.

  8. Posted September 5, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Great pictures. The bad point about it is those closest to such accidents can only think of getting a rare shot instead of extending a hand in help.

  9. Posted September 5, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    Images were better than I expected given the title. I used to attend rodeos but in a fannish capacity. Never to ride, though some of my friends rode the Brahma bulls, the broncos, etc. Nu’uh, -not me!

  10. Posted September 5, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Haha I laughed. nice article

  11. Posted September 9, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    Interesting article and wonderful pics… I must say!

  12. Posted September 21, 2009 at 7:43 am

    The images says it all, interesting article.

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