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Preparation & Planning

Outfitting the Hunting Horseman

The hunting horseman can accomplish a “run and gun” technique while traversing a lot of country in search of game. The logistics of horse feed and water are essentially the only limiting factors. 

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In Field Tactics

Navigating the Backcountry with Stock

In this article I will describe how I have traveled in remote areas throughout the West with my pack and riding stock, using both age-old techniques as well as the technology which is currently available to us today.

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Lifestyle

Shared Use of the Backcountry: Best Practices

In Part 1 of this article, I shared some examples of interactions I had with an outfitter while hunting in […]

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Season 2

Treacherous Trails

Nate’s dad Dennis tries to find a trail that’s safe for horse travel in Wyoming’s backcountry after a storm left the trails a mess.

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Gear

Best Wall Tent Hunting Stoves

You can make a small fire in a big stove, but you can’t make a big fire in a small stove. Find the right stove for your outfit.

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In Field Tactics

Navigating the Backcountry Horseback Hunting

Learn how to travel through remote areas riding stock using age-old and modern techniques from the hunting horsemen.

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Gear

Mobile Horseback Hunting Camps

Flexibility is often the key to being a successful horseback hunter. Follow George's advice for staying mobile with horses.

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Adventure & Hunt Stories

When It’s In Your Blood: A solo elk trip in rough country proves to be the ultimate test

Jeff Bruce, Idaho, 2015 I should have known that on a year when I’d just taken a new job with […]

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In Field Tactics

Backcountry Equine Colic and How to Handle it

What is colic and why is it such a big deal in horses? George covers some hard-learned lessons and preventative tips.

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Information

Horse Packing Equipment - the New and the Old

Although using stock in the backcountry isn't a new tactic, it doesn't mean you are stuck using the same old equipment.

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