Comfort Along the Colorado Trail

After reading March's print feature "The Colorado Trail," are you ready to set out on your own horseback adventure along the historical pathway? If so, here are some of the facilities available in the Arkansas Valley area for you and your horse to bunk for the night. (For more options, purchase a copy of The Colorado Trail: The Official Guidebook at The Colorado Trail Store, 303-384-3729; www.coloradotrail.org.)

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High-Country Trail Ride

I was loping up a beautiful high mountain valley on my sturdy Quarter Horse, Scarlet Mark, with a swiftly running river off to my right and majestic snowcapped mountains surrounding me on three sides.

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That Strategic Connector Strap

Tom and Tad Knowles, who own and operate Wildflower Saddles & Tack in Elizabeth, Colorado, have proven valuable resources for how-to tack-repair features. Here, Tad uses a saddle string to replace a broken connector strap between the front and back cinches.

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