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        10-07-2013, 10:23 PM
      #1761
    QOS
    Green Broke
    Barry and I rode with orange vests last year in Mississippi. It was opening day or weekend on bows for hog hunting and we did here shotguns going off - some squirrel hunters in the morning were making some racket. My cousin doesn't like to ride up at Ebenezer during hunting season - I think she is a bit of a sissy but we find other places to ride.

    Endurance Lover 6 that get-up is hilarious! OMG how could anyone mistake you for a deer? Maybe they need glasses.

    Gunslinger - thank you for the sweet words. I wouldn't wish this load on anyone else right now. I appreciate everyone's thoughts and prayers for me and my family. We laid my sister to rest on a little knoll overlooking the river. She is a stone's throw from Barry's parents. His dad's grave was still covered with flowers. It was a very hard day. Dana's little granddaughter was just 4 months old today and such a shame she will never know what a wonderful person her Geemaw was. I put a tribute to my sister on my Face Book page if anyone would like to see it. It is under Denise Guntner Talbot.
         
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        10-08-2013, 05:30 AM
      #1762
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    Originally Posted by Celeste    
    The shutdown is federal. Game regulations are generally enforced by state and local law enforcement. I don't think there will be any difference in what there usually is.
    Even in a National Forest? Honestly, the hunters last fall really shook me up a bit. My previous horse was a grey, never had a problem...well, except he was scared of trees especially groups of trees, so trail rides were always an exciting but nerve racking time...defiantly the psycho-prince!!!
    I didn't think of Chivas coloring to be a handicap when I bought him, but he is really hard to see in the dark or shade. I'll post a picture of him in the trees when I get home in the am.
         
        10-08-2013, 10:11 AM
      #1763
    Trained
    I do believe that game laws are enforced by the state. If it is a park, they can't hunt. The forest service doesn't have the personnel to manage hunters.

    A white horse is more likely to get you shot than a brown one. The hunter sees white, assumes it is the backside of a whitetail deer, and shoots. When I rode a gray horse (white) I bought some hunter orange cloth and made him a cover for his neck and another to put behind his saddle.

    If there is hunting going on, I really stay off the back trails. I am not going to be driven into the house all season. I probably won't ride opening day of gun season.
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        10-08-2013, 11:08 AM
      #1764
    Started
    Ok, here's the picture I was thinking of...how many horses do you see? Honestly, at night he totally disappears, and this is a close up shot, imagine if you were up on a hill & saw this creature moving. Really I can see how that kind of mistake could be made, and I don't want either one of us shot
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        10-08-2013, 12:53 PM
      #1765
    Green Broke
    ^Bright colors. :>

    Are bells a thing that make sense to use? I'm new to this trail riding stuff.
         
        10-08-2013, 12:53 PM
      #1766
    Started
    This weekend, DH and I went to the Finger Lakes area of New York for the Hector Half Hundred endurance ride and the No Wineing CTR (full thread here). We had a fantastic time, despite unseasonably warm and humid weather. I rode the 50 on Saturday on George and the 30 on Sunday on Justice (a friend's Morgan).



    Hector Half Hundred 50 mile ride - YouTube





    (helmet cam of sunday is still uploading.. will add the link when its done)


    2013 mileage
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    09/29/13 gamer 1.7 miles 3.1 mph 737.79 total miles
    10/05/13 george 51.35 miles 7.9 mph 789.14 total miles
    10/06/13 justice 30.31 miles 6.9 mph 819.45 total miles
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        10-08-2013, 02:22 PM
      #1767
    Weanling
    Interestingly, we had a Georgia State Forestry Ranger on our road last night. His truck was giving him problems. I told him he should have been there Sat and Sun, guns going off all around us. I wonder if he found the guys shooting last night. I couldn't tell for sure where it was coming from, but it sounded more like target practice than hunting. This past weekend, it was some sort of hunting because it was at dawn.
         
        10-08-2013, 02:44 PM
      #1768
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Zexious    
    ^Bright colors. :>

    Are bells a thing that make sense to use? I'm new to this trail riding stuff.
    Bells are good for warning a hunter or wildlife that you are coming. I try to talk loud, but sometimes you can't always talk for a 4 hour conditioning ride so the bells make a good amount of noise.
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        10-08-2013, 02:46 PM
      #1769
    Trained
    Out in our area, guys do a lot of target shooting. If they have any brains at all, they shoot into something that will stop bullets such as a bank of dirt.
         
        10-08-2013, 03:41 PM
      #1770
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    Helmetcam from the CTR, including the Great Slippery Hill.

    No Wineing 30 mile CTR - YouTube
         

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