Monday, August 10, 2015

Trail Ride at Platte Ranch

The trail ride was so much fun.  While Eliana has been riding almost weekly for the past year, I have not and after a 2+ hour trail ride my bum was feeling every inch of the saddle.  Eliana got to ride a very dependable ranch pony named Tonka.  He especially liked being in the "back of the pack".  I got to ride a ranch horse named Peanut who laid her ears flat back every time I tried to make her wait so I could ride with Eliana.  Peanut was definitely a "front of the pack" ranch horse.  Thank goodness the horses were well trained because the scenery was simply spectacular and sometimes we forgot we were riding.  This photo is from South Park with the Collegiate Peaks in the background.

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