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« on: July 08, 2009, 04:06:07 PM »



took my mare down to the river today.  heck of a haul in and out of there, but worth it.  not to hot, a little overcast, and just about perfect.  great way to settle the mind.
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2009, 09:25:33 PM »

that looks like a great place to ride, just relax and let your mind take a breather. I think it is nice to just be in a quiet place and just listen to all of the sounds of nature.

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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2009, 11:09:53 PM »

That indeed looks like a wonderful place to lose yourself.


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« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2009, 10:08:10 AM »

it's an awesome ride.  starts out really mild, then hits switchbacks down into the river canyon.  getting down is almost as hard as getting back up.  it can be a little scary if you don't have a good stomach and good horse!
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2009, 10:41:52 AM »

Sandy River?  That sounds like a blast Kathy!  It's cooled off nicely (after the 90°s) eh?  Does your mare like to get in the river?

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2009, 11:08:01 AM »

it is.  it's a part of oxbow, but not the part that most know.  she'll go into anything.  i don't take her into the river anymore because twice she sank  in soft sand out there.  it's just to dangerous.  + that river is really cold and fast!
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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2009, 05:38:12 PM »

I was thinking about that danger (vs fun!) factor when I posted.  I'm sure it's still very cold with the snow melt-off.  & didn't that river used to be called (by Lewis & Clarke) the "quicksand river"?  hahaha  doesn't sound too safe does it?  Still, the image of riding a horse into a river after a strenuous trek to cool off sure sounds enticing.  cool

I've not been there on foot but I flew over quite a bit of the Sandy River in a light-sport plane not long ago.  I was surprised at how deep the canyon was.



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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2009, 06:26:18 PM »

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didn't that river used to be called (by Lewis & Clarke) the "quicksand river

i didn't know that, but i looked it up and sure enough.  thanks for the info.  maybe i should research my rides a little more.  going up to camp at timothy in a couple of weeks.  guess i'll look that up...although i have never run into trouble there...except a bear once.
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