Thrills… & Spills: A Montage of 2016 Winter Circuit Mishaps

Some days, things just don’t go your way.

“Nailed it!” moments are great, but oftentimes it takes a few “did NOT nail it” moments to reach them. Exhibit A: These Instagram photos…

  You asked for fails… we got ’em #WEF #wef2016 #failtuesday?   A photo posted by Grace Schinsing (@sassystridesphotography) on

Took a little tumble this morning, but everyone is up and okay

A photo posted by Asta Torokvei (@astatorokvei) on

“mom, I don’t think we should do this one. it looks scaaarrryyy!”??? – both horse and rider were ok A photo posted by oliivviiiaaaa (@ot_photographyyy) on


A photo posted by pnut? (@briley_koerner) on

  Oh whale   A photo posted by Amalya’s Equine Photography (@silverblatt.equine) on

Sometimes it is #fun and #exciting to spice things up after the last jump of a perfect round ??? A photo posted by Carter (@tinycarterbigworld) on

And, for the win, this Noelle Floyd photo. Although this shot looks dire, the mare somehow managed to snap her foot up and clear the rail!

Go Jumping.

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