09.22.12 Clifton aka Rue de Morte, Revisited

Something about best laid plans, and some mice or some men or some such comes to mind when reviewing this ride.  Hmmm.  We had thought to ride the ‘ridge’ which is a simply spectacular ride, but some mice (disguised as horses, and I’m sure put there...

Tips for Proper Seat Position from Wendy Murdoch

Proper position has little to no impact on the rider OR the horse; conversely  improper position has a huge impact on both the rider AND the horse.  Ankle, knee, and hip joints / angles are key to functional and comfortable riding for both members of the team.  Errors...

06.02.12 Leprechauns & Bloody Noses on Iron Mt.

No, you cannot have Dunkin Donuts to munch in the trailer.  Location.  Paradise Found? Boy what a crisp morning for a ride.  I feared a frost would greet us at Fox Creek, but no, we were safe from that.  There was a handful of trailers that were camping when we...

05.12.12 Cicada Symphony Ride

Good Saturday ride.  Got on, with assistance from the trailer fender, at 1145a; got back to the trailer at 345p.  The weather was a little odd I thought.  It was a very comfortable day for me, but Winston was sweating before very long and the terrain was not at all...