That is cool that you were able to keep everyone posted. You could have your own live feed hunting blog like that guy from Outdoor Life. That sure would be an amazing way to make a living. Sorry to hear that you did not get anything but I am sure that you had a good time.
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,...