Monthly Archives: January 2012

The long awaited lesson…

I’m happy to report that I FINALLY got back in the saddle after a 4 month break due to Mr. Campbell sustaining a tendon injury. It took a while but after lots of searching I found a lesson program where … Continue reading

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To Diet, Or Not To Diet, That IS The Question…

I have weight loss on the brain so I thought I’d share my thoughts with you lovely ladies, since I’m guessing most of you probably know how I feel… I’ve been “big” all my life. I was a chubby child, … Continue reading

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Easy No-Bake Horse Treats!

We all like to give our horses special treats. Things like carrots, peppermints, apples, sugar cubes, and store bought snacks are common rewards we bestow upon our four legged companions and they love us for it…Next time you are in the mood … Continue reading

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Something to LOL at…

A good friend once told me, “You’re not a real Cowgirl unless you’ve fallen off 3 times.”                                                                                             ~Lauren Bavosi

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Big Bellies, Big Boobs, and Big Positioning Problems……

Hi Girls, I’ve only been riding for about 4 years so I’ll be the first to admit that I’m still learning at maybe an “advanced beginner”  level. I started out in a western saddle doing basic western pleasure walk, jog, and lope then decided … Continue reading

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Fledgling Adventure: A New Beginning

Since I started riding 4 years ago, all of my horsey adventures have been with my good friends, Lauren and Diane. They taught me how to ride, they encouraged me to keep riding despite all of the stereotypes about my weight…..they … Continue reading

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Quest To Get Back In The Saddle

If you read yesterday’s post you already know that I haven’t ridden in over 12 weeks and that I am currently without a horse to ride. So what’s a big girl to do? Look at your local barn, look online, … Continue reading

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What Happens Next? The Internal Struggle of a Plus Size Equestrian.

As most of you know, Cambpell (my neighbor’s lovely Morgan Percheron X whom I have been leasing for the past few years) suffered a tendon injury in October. On a fair October day, I took Cam out on a leisurely … Continue reading

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Fan Spotlight- Gina

Meet Gina, a brand new Member of the Big Girl Cowgirl Club! “I’m 230 lbs and 5’2” short and round, hehe. I’ve been riding all my life, the same horse for most of it too. He’s a 15.2 quarter horse, … Continue reading

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Recipe Alert- Carrot Bread!

Uhh…..Can you say, YUMMMMM!!!!   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (6.8 oz) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 2/3 cup vegetable oil 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs … Continue reading

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