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I am, for the first time IN MY LIFE, going horseback riding instead of fishing on opener this weekend. It was a very difficult decision, but I LOVE flying down the trails, cool breeze on my face, an occasional twig slapping you and the sound of my horse's hooves on the soft ground as much as setting the hook into the lips of a fiesty white tail tipped 'eye!

A visit to the beautiful pine filled lakes area of Stonybrook Horse Camp, Side Lake is in store for the weekend, instead of heading to Winnie to fight with A MILLION other people fishing. Next weekend another horse camp filled with horse tails, long trails and cozy campfires!

I hope everyone else gets to get out and enjoy their equine friends no matter which equine sport you choose. The smell of the barn, horse sweat and alfalfa sure beats the fish cleaning house....well, at least I am trying to convience myself of that!! confused

Have a great weekend everyone in the horse world! Let me know whatca yal are doing; fishing or horsing or both!!

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I hope you had a great time this week... I am thinking that you made a great choice and would like to hear about your weekend...

I have to go to a graduation party today and for the next couple weekends so I am thinking that fishing in probably out and I hope to at least work with the horses some...

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We had an awesome time! One of Saturday's rides was 30 miles from Stonybrook horse camp to Togo Horse Camp. It was beautiful and absolutely PERFECT weather. Nice and cool for the horses. The ride after the return was into McCarthy State Park. McCarthy has such beautiful trails and sandy, pine needle covered trails. I can only hope for as good of weather next weekend!!

I hope you got you got to ride or work with your "kids" hondarider!!

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