Trail Savvy: How to Purify Water

Avoid Waterborne Disease in Remote Areas This isn’t the stone age, and we’re civilized. We shouldn’t drink out of ponds, puddles, or streams anymore. When we extend our adventures and visit remote areas that don’t have reliable, clean water sources, we need a dependable way to ensure that our drinking …

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Trail Savvy: “Don’t Pass the Jigger Boss” and Other Unwritten Rules of Trail Riding

(Photo Caption: “Our merry band of mule enthusiasts enjoyed time spent around the campfire as we worked towards solving the world’s problems and instructing young Hunter in the unwritten rules of ranch and camp life.”) Memorable Sayings Get Defined in the Bob Marshall Wilderness I recently had the opportunity to …

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Cover Story: Welcome to the 2023 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

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Get an Inside Look at the Event All Horse Lovers Anticipate Provided by Rocky Mountain Horse Expo Each spring, equine enthusiasts look forward to the region’s most celebrated equine event, The Rocky Mountain Horse Expo, brought to you by The Equine Heritage Foundation, at the National Western Events complex. February 24–26, …

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Trail Savvy: The 10 Trail-Riding Essentials

Images Courtesy Robert Eversole, TrailMeister

Pair these tools with common sense for a great ride. Back in the early 1930s, a group of mountaineers in the Pacific Northwest created the 10 Essentials; a list of items intended to help you respond positively in an accident or emergency and help you safely spend an unplanned night …

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The Most Important Item in Every Living Quarters Horse Trailer – Beware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Photo by Robert Eversole

Fabulous weather is here, and camping, rodeos, and fairs are on the agenda. All of these activities come with their share of challenges. One often-overlooked hazard associated with camping in a horse trailer or camper is carbon monoxide poisoning. A few years ago, I built and outfitted my own do-it-yourself …

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