Cowgirl Spring Roundup in Montana

June 1st, 2016|

There’s girlfriend getaways and then there’s cowgirl girlfriend getaways. What’s the difference you ask? A girlfriend getaway typically involves cocktails, good food, time with friends, climbing a mountain or walking on the beach, followed by a soak in a hot tub, late night talks and a cozy bed to rest your head. A cowgirl girlfriend […]

The Cowgirl Way

February 17th, 2016|

As a young girl I envisioned myself as a cowgirl. Our family didn’t own a horse ranch, nor did either of my parents grow up with horses, but they supported my dream to own a horse. From my first Quarter Horse in the fifth grade, to my last horse before I went off to college, […]

Cowgirl Christy Lewis

February 3rd, 2016|

John Wayne and Roy Rogers may be well known in the cowboy world, but Actress Dale Evans and Sharpshooter Annie Oakley were just as important to the western frontier. It’s true, I’m a feminist, so I like to tip my cowboy hat to cowgirls whenever I get the chance. Today I’m giving a hat tip […]

Book Review: Cowgirl Jumped Over the Moon

August 5th, 2015|

Linda Ballou is a travel writer. She has penned a travel collection in addition to articles for
Examiner.com and her blog, http://LindaBallouTalkingtoYou.blogspot.com. She has also written
a historical novel, Wainani. The Cowgirl Jumped Over The Moon revolves around the riding
world, both jumping and trail riding in the Sierra Nevada, a world that Ballou has loved and lived
herself.

While […]

Horseback Riding Memories

March 25th, 2015|

Just like certain smells trigger childhood memories, so do pictures and places. I recently had a full circle moment with a heritage oak tree and a pipe corral. I was involved in a photo session, updating pictures for this equestrian blog, when I realized the role those old oak trees played in my youth […]

Plus Size Clothing for Cowgirls

January 8th, 2014|

Let’s face it, when you think of cowgirls, you think of rodeo queens. Tall, slim  bombshells with long, flowing hair wearing tight jeans, cowboy boots, shiny belt buckles, cowboy hats and million dollar smiles.

That doesn’t mean that us plus size cowgirls don’t want to look good in our western wear clothes. On the contrary, we […]