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Tag Archives: Horses for Plus Size Riders
The Ides of March… Many riders are not lucky enough to have use of an indoor arena and thus don’t have the luxury of riding during the cold months. There are even more of us who shut down completely during … Continue reading
I’ve always know about CANTER USA. I knew they were a non-profit rescue for off-the-track TBs, I knew they had chapters all over the country, and I knew that the organization does a lot of good for TBs in need…but I never really … Continue reading
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
Hi Girls! I’m doing as I promised and I’m sharing your stories with everyone in the Cowgirl club. Here is an email I recieved from Katie Stamm. I totally feel her struggle with weight limits at lesson barns and public … Continue reading
Do you read the comments that fellow plus sized riders post in response to my blog entries? I do! While I appreciate all of the kind words that each and every one of you have to say, some reader comments … Continue reading
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
A good friend once told me, “You’re not a real Cowgirl unless you’ve fallen off 3 times.” ~Lauren Bavosi
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
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