By Patty Wilber
Over Labor Day weekend 2013, the Back Country Horsemen of New Mexico, Pecos Chapter did repair and refurbishing of a bridge near Beatty’s Cabin in the Pecos Wilderness. For Labor Day 2014, almost the exact same crew (- Cathy, + Laurie) completed two more!
We, being back country HORSEmen rode in and packed our gear and supplies. I did not get a picture of Belle packing 2 x 12 boards! That was the most challenging load for sure.
Lacey carried two 50 pound sacks of feed, four cans of paint and a propane canister. One hundred and sixty four pounds. No problem.
Penny was my lead horse. She did a lot of back country work as a three-year-old, but most recently, she has spent two seasons as a Show Girl with Sydney. Penny did not miss a beat heading back to the back woods!
Penny, (in the back), June 2010, age three. Risa in the front.
Penny, 2014, age seven. Same job, different partner (Lacey).
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