Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Orange County, NC
Riding through creeks/rocks/mud certainly takes more effort, but unless your horse has a known joint/ligament problem, I wouldn't assume that it would be too much. If it were my horse, I would ride it and watch for any signs of discomfort from your horse. A horse will try to avoid or be reluctant to go in areas that cause discomfort.
On the sixth day, God created the Quarter Horse.
On the seventh day, he Painted the good ones.