I have news for you... That might be the world record (Archery) 6 point!!! A six pointer was shot by my place last fall that scored in the 150's and is the new archery 6 point record. Rumor has it that Cabelas gave the hunter $20,000 for the mount. I saw the buck 1st hand at the Madison deer and turkey show. Here is a pic, yours looks bigger.
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,...