By Kirby Hidy, Ohio’s Country Journal
“The outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man.” Former President Ronald Reagan has been credited with that statement, and on a recent weekend, I came to believe it to be true.
Had you asked me about trail riding 20 years ago, I probably would have “Harrumphed,” allowing that I could think of few things more boring than spending an afternoon looking at the behind of the horse in front of me. That attitude helped immerse me into the world of cutting horses — a passion that consumed me for nearly two decades.
Jump ahead 20 years. I moved back to Ohio after living nearly 13 years in Texas and quickly renewed several old friendships. Among them, a former classmate who kept encouraging me to join her, her husband and a group of their friends on the many weekend trail rides they took.… Continue readingRead More »