"Cancel all my appointments this afternoon. It's a lovely day and I intend to spend it enjoying myself, not listening to droning voices in a stuffy audience chamber. Yes, including his. The ambassador can go visit a museum and come back tomorrow."
My family has horses, and from personal experience I can attest that there is very little as undignified as a horse rolling on its back. But hey, Celestia's well over a thousand years old; dignity is for those who have something to prove. A warm afternoon in the shade is far more important.