Im gonna go with 250-275... he has that long lanky bear build but he as too much hight to him to be down to the 200 mark and not enough belly,ass, and shoulder to be any where remotely close to 350. decent looking bear though.
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,...