This is something I've been thinking about a lot lately. The place where I keep my horses, down the road there's access to an extensive network of trails including beaches. To get there, it requires traveling along about 3 miles of the fairly busy coastal hwy 1 (in California).
I'm not entirely at ease with the idea as I've never done it much before. I'm not so much concerned about my horses as I hold them to pretty high standards of being trained as I am the drivers (as anyone who has lived in California can probably attest to ). Hardly a day goes by when I don't hear sirens passing by on their way to yet another wreck in the area. On the other hand, it's maddening to think of all those trails within reach that I could be using.
Anyone do this much?