Tag Archives: plus size equestrian

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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Size acceptance – Is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

In the past few years I have noticed a shift in main stream media towards size acceptance (or should I say size tolerance?). It seems like every day my Facebook and Twitter feeds are lit up with more and more size positivity. … Continue reading

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Professional Saddle Fitting Services: Vital asset or unnecessary expense?

Last week I had a professional English saddle fitter (who’s information I will share at the end of this post) come out to my barn to assess how my saddles fit Willow. I know the basics about saddle fit and I have … Continue reading

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It starts from within…

Lately I’ve noticed an increase in the number of emails, private Facebook messages, and Facebook posts regarding folks who are struggling emotionally as plus size equestrians. I’m not sure if it’s due to the time of year with the start of riding season … Continue reading

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EighteenHands goes to Equine Affaire MA- Itinerary

EQUINE AFFAIRE MA Thursday Nov. 7- Sunday Nov. 10 2013 Easten States Expo Fair Grounds-SpringFeild, MA   Most of you know that am attending Equine Affaire this weekend, and some of you have been awaiting my itinerary so you’ll know … Continue reading

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EighteenHands goes to Equine Affaire MA

I live in Massachussetts, as you all know, and I am very fortunate to have Equine Affaire MA only an hour away from my home. I make the trip to Equine Affaire every year to watch the demos, see the sights, and check … Continue reading

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A Shout Out To SmartPak

I would just like to give a shout out to the amazing people at SmartPak for fully supporting the plus size equestrian! Yes, yes there are certainly other websites and apparel brands who are deticated exclusively to the full figured rider … Continue reading

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EighteenHands Day

Saturday February 23, 2013 from 4-6:30pm at Equine Essentials Tack Shop in Oxford, MA. Please join me for EighteenHands’ first ever public outing! -vendor trunk shows -Plus Size clothing showcase -clothing try-on opportunities -raffles -giveaways -light refreshments AND MORE…

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