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[RC] GSFTR - Peter Harper

Hey Kathy!  I'm glad we could give you a lift.  You
looked sooo desperate all saddled up with no ride to
the start.  Like you, I had to hitch a ride on Day 1. 
Our big gooseneck couldn't make it over the railroad
tracks.  That was the great thing about this ride. 
Everyone pitched in to make it happen.

I was really sorry to hear about you and Blue's
trouble on Day 3.  I hope he's OK.  That bridge was
wicked, it must have been WW-II surplus.  My mare
convinced me to go through the ravine instead.

Yes, there were plenty of breeds other than Arabs and
plenty of guys in cowboy boots and jeans.  On Day 4 I
passed a rider who jogged in the last 14 miles in
jeans, chaps and a cowboy hat.  He cheated a little
wearing running shoes under the chaps.

I hope you can get Dawson to keep riding endurance.  I
first met him in Fort Stanton on his qualifying ride
and then again at GSF.  Real nice guy and a hell of a

I hope to see you on the trail again soon,

Pete in TX
From: magnumsmom@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: 

Perhaps the Fresno reporter should have done some
research before 
publishing that article... there were lots of QH's,
western saddles, 
10 gallon hats, and Cowboys at the Great Santa Fe
Trail Horse Ride: 


Of course Dawson was in jeans, but not cut-off jeans.?
I know for a 
fact that it's an editorial typo, not the reporter.?
:)? :)? :)? Dawson
his supplies strapped behind his saddle wrapped in a
leg cut off of a 
pair of jeans.? 

Everyone was treated equally.? We had a blast at least
for the 3 days 
Blue and I were there.? Matter of fact, Pete's rig
stopped to pick us
because we needed a ride to the start of Day 2 (no

Hi Pete!? 

Kathy Myers 
in Santa Fe, NM 

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