|Journal - Oklahoma|
December 2000 I went on a 3 day ride at the Wild Horse Trail Camp in
the mountains near Honobia. That's where we met Ruth Venable from Kentucky.
Ruth is one of those neat people that you meet on the trail. She has ridden
everywhere and has a lot of great stories to share. She invited us to
ride The Big South Fork in Tennessee with a group of here friends. What
a pleasant weekend. We also met Bob Swick for the second time. He is chief
scout on the Chief Joseph Ride. Bob has many anecdotes about the Chief
Joseph trail ride that will keep you in stitches on those chilly nights
around the campfire. Especially one about a mare, someone loaned him to
take on the Chief Joseph Ride. Apparently she was somewhat less than half-broke.
I had to wonder if the old boy who loaned the mare to Bob was hoping that
he would finish her training before she finished Bob.