How ‘Bout them Cowgirls?

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It’s that time of year again!  The rain is pounding the plains of western Oregon, but down in Bishop, California it’s 95 degrees and the mules are awakening from their long winter slumber.

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It’s the time of year when all good cowgirls and cowboys get in their pickups (and compact cars) and migrate towards the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of California.

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Saddle up your ponies…we’re going to Bodie!

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The biggest, baddest gold-mining town of the 19th century, Bodie was all saloons and no churches.   It’s a three day ride on horseback from Bishop, California, through high desert plains still populated by wild mustangs.

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See those little ant-sized dots?  Those are mustangs.  I know this because all our riding horses ran away with them last year and became little ant-sized dots themselves.  True story.

After the Bishop to Bodie ride, we’re gonna get ourselves back down to town for Mule Days in Bishop.  We’ll proudly carry the Red’s Meadow colors in the Mule Days parade,  create chaos in the drill team, and win lots of packing and shoeing events.   Just doin’ what we do best.

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One response to “How ‘Bout them Cowgirls?

  1. Laurie

    Have a ton of fun!! Wish I were with you!

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