I'm from Gresham, Oregon. i hunt mostly mulies but we do have some white tails here as well. on the west side we have the columbian white tail, its very hard to get a tag for them. on the east side we have the normal found everywhere sort. So when I hunt the east side i will shoot a white tail if givin the oppertunity.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...