I highly recomend it. It seams like at least half the articles are written by the Game Wardens themselves. The storys varry from what happend during an arest, the reaction of a kid and his "first" deer when the warden knew darn well the adult in the truck killed the deer and not him, to some of the reasons why and events that led them up to becoming a Game Warden. Also there are some articles on biology of different critters in Idaho (from bugs to fish and big game) but what I think impressed me most with the articles that were written by the Game Wardens is that its easy tp pick out thier genuine love of the outdoors and integrity. I have read litteraly thousands of mags on hunting and this one comes from a different perspective than any other I have read. For the $5 an issue (its thick as a book) it is well worth it. They only publish 2 a year. I found it in my outfitters camp and brought the order form home with me.
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,...