Plus size problems with acceptance

An article from March 2019 on the Noelle Floyd website has been re-shared on Facebook again recently. Written by Stephanie Peters, an A Circuit hunter rider who is tired of being told she can’t ride due to her body size, it talks about how being told that that one is big means that larger people…

Faits sur le gin

I started building my Pinterest the other day. So far it’s filled the horses and gin. And as I was researching other gins I want in my collection I found my way to the Royal Warrant Holders Association website because why not? If it’s good enough for HRH it’s good enough for me. And this…

Hunter Pace

Riding is awesome on its own. Riding with friends in the late summer making memories is the best of all. I spent my holiday Monday out with two of my best barn friends taking on a hunter pace hosted by a local hunt club. And I think it may become a tradition. Our coach Shannon…

On Saturdays we hack

Some days I don’t feel like riding. Maybe it’s been a long day at work and I know it’s going to be late when I get home if I do ride or if it’s really cold (who has motivation when it’s -25!). Or sometimes it’s after I’ve brought the horses in and fed them and…

Gin on Fridays

Welcome to Gin and Tiny Jumps! And it’s a long weekend so happy Fri-yay too!! Wecome to my adventures of being a nervous, plus size rider trying to event. I part board a lovely, saintly, patient, cross-country-loving mare named Cisco. I have recently gotten to jump some real cross country jumps for the first time…