Congratulations on scoring those big bucks. You are definitely doing something right! The mounts look great. It is neatr when you can get a mount that is just a little different than the run of the mill taxidermy work. Those are some good looking bucks! Thanks for sharing the photographs.
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,...