Category Archives: hunter/jumper

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: 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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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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Sun Protection Shirts

I am extremely pale. If I think about sunshine, I start burning. When I saw that some riding companies had come out with shirts with built in SPF, I had to have one. Ok, more than one. The great thing … Continue reading

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Welcome to The Plus Equestrian

Hello, and thank you for visiting! My name is Alex, and I’m a competitor on the rated circuits in hunters, jumpers, and equitation. I started this blog because I find it very difficult to find reliable advice on products and … Continue reading

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