> Now that riding buddy and I are reasonably sound, hunting season is
> over, and I had ridden Barron enough to be comfortable, we headed to
> Limmerick Forest for our first trail ride.
> We used Riding Buddy's trailer, so it took about 7 minutes for
> Nubarron to load - ramp type as opposed to my step up. He was soaking
> and shaking when we arrived at the forest, 20 minutes away from home.
> However, he settled quickly once he was unloaded, so we decided to
> proceed with our ride. It was a lovely 50 minute ramble through the
> bush - some wide trails and some narrow single track trails. Barron
> was a bit suspicious at first at being touched by the brush, but after
> a snort or two, decided that he would not be eaten. We had a lovely
> calm stroll. Couldn't ask for better.
> Five minutes to get him loaded for the ride home, and he was perfectly
> calm and dry when we got there. R-B is leaving her trailer with me
> for a few days so that we can improve our trailer loading technique
> with hers as well as my trailer.
> it is getting cold though - time to dig out the winter weight gloves
> and boots, as the leather gloves just are not warm enough for
Sounds wonderful! Good job to you both. JJ