For many people, the end of October is considered the traditional end of the trail riding season and the beginning of next season’s planning. To help in your planning, I wrote to the Director of State Parks in each state and asked if they were opening any new trails or had plans to close any riding trails in their parks in the upcoming year.Read More
Author: Tom Seay
As we are in the height of the travel season, I wanted to share two tips that may save you money and make you a lot safer in your travels.
A few days ago when we were riding on the famous Chisholm Cattle Trail in Kansas, I took another rider to town to fill their propane tanks. They wanted to do an ‘exchange’ of tanks.
Every winter, usually in late February, we get a few days of warm weather which reminds us of spring. This year will be no different and we use those days to catch up on outside work or repairs. For me, it is a time to spend some time getting my tack and saddles ready for the new riding season.Read More
Last week, my wife, Pat and I met our son and his wife for dinner. As he is a sheriff’s deputy, he glanced at my car tags and asked if I knew my car tags were expired. Yep, they sure were.
When I got home, I went on-line to renew it. The Virginia DMV was kind enough to also show my driver’s license expires this Spring. My horse trailer expires in February and my stock trailer’s State Inspection ran out on the 31st as well.
In our fast paced lives, we often overlook the details of routine things. So, in this article, I thought I would reflect on some simple things that we do each year to get ready for that first trip the season.
You have probably seen the news footage of the horrific fires in California or remember the recent floods across the South and Texas. Other news footage of people turning their horses or livestock loose so they have some chance to survive is heartbreaking to us all.
In this article, I want to reflect how you and I can be able to help in a tragedy in your area. The secret to being able to do this is to be prepared to help yourself, your horses and your friends. In an emergency, time is precious and being ready to move your rig or animals is critical.Read More