Author Archives: theplusequestrian

Review: Fuller Fillies Puppi Jodhpur

Think of your closet. You know those pants I’m thinking of? We all have them. They’re our fat pants. Our wearable comfort blanket. When you’re not feeling 100%, or you feel bloated, those are the pants you reach for. These … Continue reading

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Review: Bradley Plus Soft Shell Breeches by Smartpak

I bet you thought I had a raving review for everything, didn’t you? Not these. Once upon a time I had 3 pairs of Bradley Soft Shell Breeches. It was a late night impulse purchase under the influence of alcohol. … Continue reading

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Review: Piper Plus Breeches by SmartPak

These are hands down my favorite breeches. I have 3 pairs, and I will continue to buy more of them. They are made by SmartPak, so they are only available through them. They come in many colors, and they come … Continue reading

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Review: Fuller Fillies Field Boots

I was beginning to think I’d never find off-the-shelf tall boots to fit me. What most boot companies consider “wide,” I would consider pretty average or athletic. Maybe I’m off base, but who knows? About a year and a half … Continue reading

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So you think you can wear Tailored Sportsmans…

You can! While fads come and go, Tailored Sportsman breeches have been de rigeur on the rated circuits for a very long time. They are classic. They are well made. They only come up to size 36 in women’s. They … Continue reading

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Resources and Support for the Plus Sized Rider

Every few months a discussion board post geared toward bad-mouthing plus sized riders comes up. ┬áSome tack shops still don’t order anything above a size large, even if the manufacturer makes it in bigger sizes. It used to be you … Continue reading

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The Great Saddle Pad Hunt

I don’t know about you, but I have a really difficult time finding saddle pads to fit my saddle. As an ample-reared lady, I need some room in my saddle. I will cover my opinions on saddles for larger rear … Continue reading

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