7 Creative Ways to Get Your Zzz’s at a Horse Show

Don’t let this happen to you.
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Horse show days are long, exhausting, and expensive—so you may see some interesting sleeping arrangements from riders who don’t want to pony up for a motel room, or have simply collapsed after one round too many.

Here’s what you can do instead:

Sleep in a tiny house the size of a stall like the eventers did for the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.

Install a hammock in your trailer (if you don’t mind the aroma on hot days).

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Or you could just find a surface to lay your head on and hide from the world, ostrich-style.


Cocoon yourself in a sleeping bag, then emerge as a show-ready butterfly.


Or channel your inner Left Shark with a different kind of sleeping bag.


You could always power nap on your horse…

Flickr: Five Furlongs, Creative Commons

Or try the classic—sleeping in the back seat of the truck, or on a futon in the gooseneck. #classy

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