From Northern to Southern Pennsylvania

From Northern to Southern Pennsylvania

We took our extra days off at the 500 mile 2 weeks ago. On Oct 23 we left from Odin in northern Pennsylvania. In the last 2 weeks we covered 205 miles in 10 days of riding. That’s by far the most on the trip so far. We took our 4 days off on the 4 rain days. I...
Hoof care and protection- Easy Boot Gloves

Hoof care and protection- Easy Boot Gloves

Roxy has never been shod. She uses Easyboot Gloves. I love them, she loves them, it gives us the freedom for her to be barefoot every night during our 5000 mile solo horse ride fundraiser. We first got the Gloves in April to replace another brand that didn’t fit...
How we travel

How we travel

We do around 15 miles a day. I walk up and down steep hills. I have begun to jog and shuffle. I let roxy graze when there is nice pasture at the side of the road. I get on and off her up to at least a dozen times a day. I start anywhere from 730 to 930 in the morning....
5000 miles of hope TRIP SADDLE and BAGS

5000 miles of hope TRIP SADDLE and BAGS

This is my trip saddle and saddle bags. Big Horn Endurance 120 Saddle Custom Snug Pax Pommel and Cantle Bags Refitted Trailblazer Cantle bags   As I mentioned in an earlier post, I had to replace my English saddle for the trip. At the time I was trying a modernized...
1 month – down the road

1 month – down the road

This is a picture of Roxy 1 hour after our 3 hardest days so far- from just north of Skaneateles to just west of Slaterville. 63 miles in 3 very hilly days. We have just completed our 30th day. We will enjoy our much needed rest tomorrow with PBR. 30 days, 22 days...