Great Western films made Monument Valley famous. However, its reputation as one of North America's greatest riding destinations is equally deserved.
In the November 2003 issue of Western Horseman, I provided tips on how to negotiate various trail terrain. To further prepare you for the trail, I offer tack-selection tips in this exclusive online article.
It's hard to beat days on the trail, moving along with the rhythmic creak of saddles, the hollow footfalls of the animals behind you and the sweet scent of Ponderosa pine filling your nostrils on a silent, warm updraft.