So far I've applied for Colorado & New Mexico Sheep. I'm thinking about Montana as their deadline is a little later, I think it's the first of May..
Wyoming & Utah's was earlier, Idaho deadline is 4/30, Oregon is 5/15 & If I remember right, Washington is in June.
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,...