Monday, July 28, 2014

The Bond Between Man & Horse - Full Story and video

By Angel Russell
Created: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:34:00 MST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- As part of News Channel 5's Wild West week, reporter Angel Russell explored the bond between man and horse with the Back Country Horseman.

Long before man's best friend was a dog, every good cowboy had one best companion. A famous quote says, "A dog looks up to a man, a cat looks down on a man, but a patient horse looks a man in the eye and sees him as an equal."

Two Back Country Horse members helped explain the secret bond between man and horse and the beauty of enjoying Colorado's nature. As volunteers of this organization, they are passionate horse lovers who help keep the country, country.

"Our primary job is to keep trails open for equestrian use. We have trails that we’ve adopted. We go out on those trails and we trim, put in water bars, bog drains,” said Penny Ackerman, a Back Country Horsemen member...

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