Yeah, I know that Parks & Rec wrapped up literally two years ago, and I don’t even care. And I’m willing to bet that out there in internet land, a bunch of you don’t care either.
I’ve stated time and time again that I’m pretty sure if I’m having a thought, emotion, idea or realization that someone else out there across this glorious land we call Horse Nation is probably having the same thought too. After all, the equestrian community is vast, full of all kinds of kinds, and it takes all of us to keep this world turning.
That’s why I’m positive that there are other diehard Parks & Recreation fans out there who see more than a little bit of their own lives reflected in the show’s funniest moments.
After all, this is where everyone’s favorite GIF comes from to perfectly sum up No-Stirrup November:
But there are so many more moments, my friends. So, so many more.
When you and your bad-influence friend walk into the tack shop:
When you realize you’re the first person to ride in the freshly-dragged arena:
Your coach right after they pep-talk you into the ring:
Trying to condition your horse in the spring:
When your trainer tries to relate to the juniors:
Your horse’s reaction when summer camp starts:
Your trainer’s big fancy horse on that one day you get to ride him:
When you put the wrong sheets on the horses and don’t notice until after you turn them out:
When you get very long, detailed instructions from your trainer:
Basically what owning a horse is like: