Camping with the girls - The Horse Forum

 23Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 01:57 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: northern utah
Posts: 202
• Horses: 0
Camping with the girls

Me and the girls went up to the uintas for a little camping trip without mom. She didn't like the idea but we had a lot of fun. Even had to pack out an injured hiker which doubled the mileage. I don't think the girls like riding that much on day one, but they were good about it. Just wanted to share a picture.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg photo.jpg (93.6 KB, 236 views)
Makoda is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 07:20 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Northern Utah
Posts: 1,282
• Horses: 4
My daughters often joined me or trips into the Uintas. There mother never wanted to come. So it was always Father/daughter outings. For the most part they came during the summer months when it was warmer, By time hunting season and cold weather come round, Their mother had them dancing in Nutcracker and other activities that took all the free time.

Enjoy the time with them, They grow up too fast are gone.

Early on we hiked in and lead the horses while they packed in camp, Then we ride the horses during the days and then hike back out. As the girls got older, I bought more horses and bigger trailers. My middle daughter was recently asked by a boy she has been seeing a lot of "what is your best childhood memory?" and her answer was camping and horse rides with Dad. I never dreamed all the time getting dirty, going to the bathroom in the bushes would out do all the mall time, shopping and ballot with their mom. Your daughters will remember your taking them. And if you try hard, You will have some photos of girls with dirty faces smiling as they ride.






And before you know it, Those girls will be helping you, rather than you doing all the horse chores.




BTW, What trailhead and lake did you ride?

Last edited by Painted Horse; 06-24-2012 at 07:24 PM.
Painted Horse is offline  
post #3 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 07:48 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: In Sunny, HOT and HUMID S.C.
Posts: 1,427
• Horses: 2
My daughter is 25 and still wants to go camping with me no matter what the transportation....hike, horse or canoe. She'll go anytime. My boys are more likely to turn down the chance. My grandchildren will be next
its lbs not miles is offline  
post #4 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 09:50 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Georgia USA
Posts: 6,474
• Horses: 1
I am so glad that I spent time with my kids when they were little. My daughter rode with me all the time. My son started riding with me when he got interested in girls. A girl might turn down a date to the movies, but how could she resist an invite to go horseback riding with him and the mom? I kept shoes on the "girlfriend" horse until he moved away from home.
glam1 likes this.

Celeste
Celeste is offline  
post #5 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 10:00 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 622
• Horses: 0
That I so cute!
Posted via Mobile Device
Jewelsb is offline  
post #6 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: northern utah
Posts: 202
• Horses: 0
we started at the crystal lake trailhead because the wall lake one was full and went past wall the the notch pass and camped down by the little lake below the pass. I don't know if it has a name or not. The picture though is by wall lake on the way out.
Makoda is offline  
post #7 of 14 Old 06-24-2012, 11:16 PM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 37,978
• Horses: 2
That looks wonderful. I wish I had had that childhood memory.
I did, however, get to do several weeklong sea kayaking trips with my dad, which are some of my fondest memories.
tinyliny is offline  
post #8 of 14 Old 06-25-2012, 12:27 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 140
• Horses: 0
great stories.
Mason72 is offline  
post #9 of 14 Old 06-25-2012, 12:32 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: new york state
Posts: 1,715
• Horses: 1
camping out will make them stronger and smarter and the memories will be priceless

ride a draft and see the world differently
loveduffy is offline  
post #10 of 14 Old 06-25-2012, 08:33 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 27
• Horses: 4
I also enjoyed the stories and the pics. Great job you guys are doing! I'm a firm believer that kids who grow up with horses learn to love and care for something/someone besides themselves. Looks like you guys had a lot of fun!!
clippity clop is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
horse girls Vs. Normal girls Samstead Horse Talk 36 08-15-2014 12:38 AM
Camping? Cowgirl140ty Trail Riding 21 06-18-2012 02:53 PM
The Girls Being Girls (* PICTURE HEAVY *) HorsePoornBigSky Horse Pictures 15 10-05-2010 04:32 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome