You are off to a great start with your horseback riding vacation plans if you are reading this. The beauty of Southwest Colorado is unsurpassed except some folks may say the weather is even better.
There are many ways to explore the San Juan National Forest - hiking, biking, motor vehicle; but the Seventy Seven Outfitters advocate riding horses. Horseback riding is a tried and true mode of transportation in the backcountry which began with the first explorers and settlers to this region.
Horses compliment the natural surroundings because they are animals that move quietly and you’re better off on four feet than two. Good trail horses will gladly do all the work and do it well so their riders can enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest, creeks and wildlife.