While hunting the opening morning of the 2002 Utah general rifle season, I took this buck at 375 yards with a 30/06. He is a 33-inch wide 7x8, and while I have not had him offically scored, he should go well over 200!
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,...