That's a nice idea, or rather a good start. Unfortunately those "jobs" tend to be permanently reserved for students and pay accordingly, full time work as a professional in that field is very hard to find. My brother has a diploma in resource management and after 2 yrs he gave up and became a car salesman. The only work he could find was fighting fire in the summer.
I guess if nothing else though it will give more people a hands-on appreciation for wildlife and nature. Might help with "declining hunter" problem that was mentioned a while ago in another forum.
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,...