Yes, I laughed hard at your comment. These are Ohio bucks. I have actually seen deer inside of the tub. Can't give baths to CO bucks. It holds a good 50 pound mineral lick and when it rains it creates a nice mineral stream.
Damn batteries died in the trail cam so after setting it up Saturday in a primo spot the darm thing died after 3 pics Sunday night - so just a doe and nothing else captured up until this morning when I picked it up - ARGH!!!!! I need to get rechargeable batteries. New batteries in place and placed the cam in a whole new field - looking for the moster buck that is supposed to be there. We will see by Thursday morning!
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,...