Originally Posted by sportschick068
I went to a women's college for two years that had a strong riding team. My friend tried out for the team, and she is a great rider, but she was rejected because she didn't have the stereotypical body type they wanted. They told her that. They said they want the tall skinny girls. My friend is about 5'4" and she's proud of her curves. I couldn't believe that a college would actually turn away great riders just for their appearance.
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That is sad and upsetting.
I'm sorry that happened to her. I hope she still stayed proud.