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    That's the same way Colin treated me. After my...

    That's the same way Colin treated me. After my experience I told the friend who recommended him to me and she said "Oh, yeah, he is that way"

    It wouldn't be so bad if the guy weren't so incredibly...
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    He could be a Foxtrotter, too. Lots of...

    He could be a Foxtrotter, too. Lots of foxtrotters are stocky built, around here they are quite popular and are used for ranch work and forest service work.

    Sarah
  3. I think it was worth *every penny*, and I doubt I...

    I think it was worth *every penny*, and I doubt I will ever sell it :) I wish I would have bought one at the beginning, I would have saved literally *thousands* of dollars on saddles that didn't fit...
  4. I have gone through about a dozen saddles on my...

    I have gone through about a dozen saddles on my wide/short coupled mare. One was a Specialized (sold it). Finally found what works for both of us, a used Timberline Southern Comfort. It's...
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    I'll second that (see my post)....! Very stubborn...

    I'll second that (see my post)....! Very stubborn fellow :)
  6. My husband's 12 yr old TWH goes 100% barefoot. We...

    My husband's 12 yr old TWH goes 100% barefoot. We ride about 500 trail miles a year, mostly in the Rocky Mtns. He does great! He's tobiano pinto, so he has four white feet :)

    Our other horses wear...
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    I had Colin try three times to fit my wide Paso...

    I had Colin try three times to fit my wide Paso Fino mare, with no success. Fortunately it fits my husband's super narrow TWH beautifully. I figured the problem was working with a saddler long...
  8. I can think of two. One was last fall when my...

    I can think of two. One was last fall when my husband and I were riding in a high mountain basin. It's known for it's mud bogs, and earlier that ride I had made some comment about what kind of person...
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    I like to bring spaghetti, since it freezes well...

    I like to bring spaghetti, since it freezes well and is simple to make at camp. If we take it on a packtrip then ?I make and freeze meatballs and bring the plastic bottled pasta sauce. If it's...
  10. Thread: Utah Trail Ride

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    Thanks for all the info! They sound like fun...

    Thanks for all the info!

    They sound like fun to ride with :) Our terrain out West can be so incredibly rough that riding like that is often unavoidable, if you want to ride further. Funny thing is...
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    Really? I guess to me it's normal to use a...

    Really? I guess to me it's normal to use a highline. The horses seem to be just fine with it. I guess if I try I can see how it would look like tying them to a clothesline, tho :)

    Your photos are...
  12. Thread: Utah Trail Ride

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    Great pictures Beverly! My husband and I have...

    Great pictures Beverly! My husband and I have ridden in the Northern Swell a few times, mostly we ride down by Blanding or Moab.

    Magnolia, do you have photos somewhere of your Capital Reef rides?...
  13. I'm a disabled rider and need the padding as...

    I'm a disabled rider and need the padding as someone mentioned because I don't have much 'natural padding'. I can't get off and walk (I would if I could!). I use a supracore pad AND a wool pad, and...
  14. Awesome! We encounter ATV's and motorcylces...

    Awesome!

    We encounter ATV's and motorcylces alot by our house, and they have all be very polite too. They all pull over and turn off their engines and talk to us. It's so nice. Many of them are...
  15. I have gone through 10-12 saddles for my Paso...

    I have gone through 10-12 saddles for my Paso Fino mare. Two were custom made, and very expensive. Neither fit her :( I tried correction pads, didn't work. I tried a Bob Marshall, didn't work for us...
  16. Thread: riding log?

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    Just a regular one. I have a Garmin Vista. ...

    Just a regular one. I have a Garmin Vista.

    Sarah
    www.fourcornerstrails.com
  17. Thread: riding log?

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    I found this through my GPS website, and it's...

    I found this through my GPS website, and it's awesome:

    www.motionbased.com

    It will put your GPS readings on Google Earth!!!!!!

    Sarah
    www.fourcornerstrails.com
  18. Thread: riding log?

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    I'm into the computer thing, and upload/download...

    I'm into the computer thing, and upload/download GPS stuff frequently. Maybe I'll check with Garmin to see what software they have.....

    Sarah
    www.fourcornerstrails.com
  19. Thread: riding log?

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    riding log?

    Does anyone here keep a riding log on their computer, or online? What program did you use? I want to set one up to keep track of dates, locations, and distances for four horses, but don't know where...
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    The best fitting saddle I have ever had for my...

    The best fitting saddle I have ever had for my horse was an el-cheapo synthetic Aussie that I rode until it literally fell apart. I purchased another one but it didn't fit her same, and so began my...
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    They aren't all like that ya know :) My mare is...

    They aren't all like that ya know :) My mare is fantastic and can go all day, but is never hot or difficult to ride. She's energetic, but not to the point where she wears herself out for no good...
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    My husband's TWH goes totally barefoot, in the...

    My husband's TWH goes totally barefoot, in the mountains and desert on long, multi-day riding trips and does fantastic. Todd carries boots in case Indy gets sore, but he hardly ever does. Inspired by...
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    I have a website with lots of trail reports and...

    I have a website with lots of trail reports and photos from the 4 Corners area. As Beverly said, there are fantastic areas to ride with hundreds (if not thousands) of 'not on the map' ruins.
    ...
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    A local saddlemaker told us to use a wire brush...

    A local saddlemaker told us to use a wire brush to keep the suede new and grippy.
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    We live in Southwestern Colorado and could ride...

    We live in Southwestern Colorado and could ride from our house to Denver. We are very furtunate to have such great access from our house, but we also trailer out and do some riding in the spring and...
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