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Horse Weight Bearing Capacity – Revisited

Hi All! I haven’t written anything here in quite a while and a few days ago I saw a blog post done by fellow plus size equestrian blogger If the Saddle Fits  shared on a non-equestrian plus size fashion Facebook page. The post was called … Continue reading

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JUST FLY Designs

When it comes to Western wear, many of you complain that plus sizes are EXTREMELY limited. Plus size Western Wear seems to be limited to drab or pastel shades with tacky designs that leave something to be desired. I’ve been … Continue reading

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I’ve got draft horses on the brain!!

Hey Guys and Gals, If you follow EighteenHands on Facebook, most of you probably know that I rode a full draft for the first time on Saturday. I went out to Anglia Farm for my lesson, and rather than riding … Continue reading

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Things “Skinny” riders say to Big Girl Cowgirls…..and what they REALLY Mean

How about a little sarcastic humor? Here are some things that I’ve heard non-fat riders say to fat riders….and my take on what I think they really mean.   “That’s a really nice saddle, what size is it?” …“I didn’t realize … Continue reading

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Good Bye Consignment Page…

After much deliberation, I have decided to remove the consignment page from EighteenHands. While I still believe that a consignment page was an excellent idea, I cannot compete with the many free listing sites available out on the web. My … Continue reading

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The Perfect (Western) Winter Riding Outfit

The Flannel Lined Jean:     There’s nothing better than snuggling up in a nice set of flennel sheets on a cold winter night, so just think of how toasty warm a pair of flannel lined jeans will be on a … Continue reading

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Designer Alert-Jessica Svoboda

Jessica Svoboda is a plus size designer who specializes in premium denim. Check her out today! Happy Shopping xoxo ~Lizzy

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Plus Size Designer Alert- Monif C.

Check out Monif C. a plus size clothing designer who puts out fashion forward styles for plus size women. She specializes in her signature convertible dresses, and fabulous swimsuits but has a lot more to offer. xoxo ~Lizzy

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Let’s Talk About Western Boots…

Last time we talked about boots, I gave you the skinny on what brands and styles of ENGLISH boots were the best money could buy for those of us with not-so-skinny calves and feet. Well fear not you curvaceous Western women…I … Continue reading

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Recipe Alert- “finger” food

This is a GREAT idea for Halloween!! Ingredients: vegetable dip 4 long carrots 1 medium carrot softened cream cheese sliced-almond baby carrots   Instructions 1.To prepare them, just fill a serving bowl with your favorite vegetable dip. Wash and peel … Continue reading

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