Don’t forget these essentials before trekking into the backcountry.
Wild horses and the ranges they roam face an increasingly bleak future. What solutions exist, and can they be implemented?
Trail expert and backcountry extraordinaire Mike Kinsey lays out his tips for being prepared on the trail.
A cautionary tale advises riders how to ford rivers, and explains the human body’s response to a cold-water plunge.
I was loping up a beautiful high mountain valley on my sturdy Quarter Horse, Scarlet Mark, with a swiftly running river off to my right and majestic snowcapped mountains surrounding me on three sides.
Horseback teams are often called upon to cover tough terrain in an attempt to find lost or injured hikers and other backcountry enthusiasts. The team members’ roles are as varied as the situations they face.