To understand a saddle you must first know what kind of tree it is made on.
This visit will cover the saddles Sue uses on our mules. Riding in the back country requires a good saddle.
In this visit we will cover the mule saddles I use. All of our saddles are now TBM Saddles.
Is a treeless saddle a good Idea for serious long distant riding?
A quick camp meal for a cold rainy night!
The Art of Meeting Hikers "Safely" on the Trail! (A must read).
Preparing yourself for any trail ride!
Understanding you Compass (lets not stay lost)
Understanding your compass Pt #2 (make some noise)
How to cook up another hardy meal (beef stroganoff) that will make you a champ in any camp!
How Sue and I became involved with Mules!
There is a tree down on the trail! If you wish to get into camp or home for work Monday morning you best tool for it!
This is a mule tale about one of the finest mules you could find. Her adventures with us are worth learning from!
We have a new a different way for rigging our pack saddles. It is more stable balanced then any system we have used before. In Pt#1 we will introduce you to this system.
In Pt#2, Josie Mule is a training aid as we demonstrate how our pack rigging set up works in real time.
In PT#3 we will wrap up this series going over A Gus Tug, Slides instead of buckles and the mighty foam pad.
How to rig up a britchen on to a riding saddle!
After working on visit #51, I wished to add more about the subject of britchen on a riding saddle, so here it is
Cleaning up your stock in the back country will help to keep down on wear and tare on their bodies!
How we deal with a ear-shy mule with a specially designed bridle!
Check this out and find out how me set our horses or mules shoes up to make mountain travel saver!
A look at packing history, the Phillips Military Pack Saddle!