Sunday, July 17, 2011

Big Horn: Wow.

Sunday July 17 2011


i don't even know where to begin.

another epic legendary ride.

beautiful trails, great weather, great food at vet checks, interesting
times GETTING to the vet checks for crews.

a better job of marked trails this year, but still issues.

all 50s were overtime. due to trail issues it was upgraded to a 60 so
they met criteria and finished

about 27 started the 100, i think 4 lameness pulls, and 5 or 6
overtime. approximately 5 riders and or crew spent the night on the
mtn. 2 horses spent nite on mtn and finally returned at noon today.

bev gray and jolly sicle won in 17+ hrrs and got BC. kerry greer was
2nd with bev.

for many horses and riders this was their 1st 100. wow.

kevin, kevin and rusty finished at 2:30 am. steph and i passed out as
soon as we got back to camp and let the dogs out and fed them and set
the horses up with food and water at 1:30am so we missed their finish.

we saw a moose! leaving the last vet check.

more to come, stay tuned!


  1. Such beautiful country and it all sounds so amazing.

  2. SO SO glad Kevin, Kevin, and Rusty made it in..

  3. Very cool Merri! I'm so glad you and Steph were able to be there for them :)

  4. Wow! Excitedly looking forward to your return and "the rest of the story" ~~~ Us "up- the- creek- folks" are waiting with baited breath~!!!

  5. I'm with Carol- we need a dinner and a story about Big Horn.