Monday, June 23, 2014


New horsepower for war zones: Special Forces saddle up


BRIDGEPORT, Calif. — The men emerged over the crest of a ridge and guided their horses along a tree line, skirting a wide meadow. They picked their way along narrow trails, climbing higher into the Sierra until a panorama of snow capped peaks and a broad green valley unfolded beneath them.

The men, Special Forces soldiers dressed in jeans and other civilian clothes, led their horses into a thick stand of pine trees, where they dismounted and let the horses drink from a clear mountain stream before breaking out their own rations.

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No hitch in their giddy-up


I sure wish I could have ridden a horse when I was there for Cold Weather Survival and Mountain Warfare Training. I doubt these hard charging SpecOps cats have to fabricate a snow cave and rack out with their horses either. Don't forget your candles...


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