you need to know to be a backcountry trail rider-including how to
handle the unexpected and how NOT to get lost-is in Horse Sense
for the Trail Rider.
Trail Riding Book
Written and illustrated by Melinda Codling for the Backcountry Horsemen
of Washington (BCH), the l00-page book covers camping with your
horse, riding difficult terrain, common sense courtesies, what to
carry in your saddle bags and emergency first aid..
"Whether you are riding local trails or unexplored country,
this book is the one you need. It explains in detail what to do
and what not to do as a safe and sane trail rider. It could save
your life," says Don Blazer, noted author and trainer.
Codling, safety director for the BCH, Tahoma chapter, has been working
on the book for more than a year, and has designated profits from
the sale of the book to the organization. The book is available
for $16.95, plus $4.50 postage from the online book catalog at www.donblazer.com,
or by sending checks to Success Is Easy, 7119 East Shea Blvd., Suite
109-271, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.
Divided into easy to read chapters, the book is jam-packed with
information to improve trail riding skills and help riders avoid
Backcountry Horsemen of Washington is a nonprofit organization dedicated
to preserving the right to ride in the backcountry through low environmental
impact education and maintenance and development of trails.