2011 is now history and 2012 is upon us. Here's to everyone having a Safe and Happy New Year!!
Same to you and everyone else on here. I don't know how the other mods did but I found very little to fix or delete this year. If I was getting paid, I'd get layed off! We got a good bunch of people here!
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,...