I have one of those Woolrich Coats too...but I've only been wearing it about 17 years. Bet yours wasn't made in Thailand like mine...no matter, It's still the best hunting coat I've ever owned. Blaze Orange wool is hard to find.
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,...