We traveled with Bali and Clipper for about eleven hours to get to Panguitch, Utah. They stayed at the Triple C Arena in covered stalls while we stayed for the first few nights at the Adobe Sands Motel and the last night at the Marianna. I have to tell you, Adobe Sands was awful. Dirty, small outdated rooms, and the pillows were the smallest, hardest piece of material I have ever tried to sleep on. My backpack made a better pillow. We moved to the Marianna when we decided to stay an extra night and the Sands was already books. Although a hassle, it was well worth the additional $5.00 per night.
Our friends camped at the equestrian camp site in Red Canyon. Next time we will camp also. Four sites in a private area with water for the horses. We made great new friends that we hope to ride with for many years. Judi and Brad Bradbury, Shannon Whetsell and Jerry and Patti Boone were all camping so we spent several evenings at the campsite, and several at various places in town. What a great experience it was!
I’ll be posting another video of the first two days riding, this video is of our Bryce Canyon ride. Jerry and Patti had to head for home and were not able to make this ride, so it was just Judi, Shannon, Steve and I. Arrangements had been made by Judi, our ride had to be scheduled with the park. We met with a Park Ranger two hours before our start time. He checked our paperwork and weed free hay, then sent us on our way.
So here is the video of one of my bucket list items. Bryce Canyon, Utah while riding my boy Bali. It doesn’t get much better than this.