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Re: [RC] 2004 old dominion - Vicki Austin

If you are doing the 100 it is an incredible ride!!!  
The ride site is wonderful!!  Run very nicely. The
most fun I have ever had on a ride. Spectacular views
(bring a camera), crossing the Shannandoah River was
amazing especially at night with the milk jugs lit up.
I went in 97, havent' been able to go since but really
want to again.   King and I did 88 miles so we "did
the whole trail" since the last 12 miles is the same
as the first 12 (or was then).   King really tore up
his foot pulling a shoe on the mountain and I didn't
feel comfortable having a strange farrier put another
one back on especially since he didn't have the same
kind, and my easy boot was to big to put on barefoot
so...........I pulled us.  They made us do a vet check
anyway and since King had no shoe on one front, he
looked off so they said RO lame.  Hind sight.  Now I
would try the strange farrier and at least finish it
but we were both new at it and I was really having
trouble keeping shoes on him at that time. No regrets.

--- Mellymermaid@xxxxxxx wrote:
Hi everyone.  I am planning on going to old dominion
ride this year.  I am 
looking for ride stories that give detail about the
ride.  Any of you that have 
done this ride willing to share with me?  Any
information would be helpful.


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[RC] 2004 old dominion, Mellymermaid