Information Sought on Colorado Moose Poaching Near Vail
I'm surprised that the rack was recovered. If they didn't take the carcass and they didn't take the rack, my guess would be that someone mistook the moose for an elk. When they discovered that they had shot a moose instead of an elk they probably just decided to shut up and leave the area.
The other thread with a title something like, "need an attorney in the Denver area" might provide a clue as to why. It is from someone who voluntarily reported an accidental killing of game and who ended up being raked over the coals by the DOW. If they don't treat people who voluntarily report these things with the greatest reasonable leniency then they encourage people to just walk away when something like this happens.
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,...