Thursday, October 15, 2015

On the trail with the Lakeside Frontier Riders - Full Article

Betty McMillen
Wed October 14 2015

Lakeside Frontier Riders sounds like a bunch of old western movies, cowboys and cowgirls riding hard along the dusty trails. Yep, that’s just about how they still are ... not that much has changed over the years.

Recently the Frontier Riders went horse camping at Los Vaqueros Horse Camp in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park, loading up their saddles, tack, camping gear and horses to take the one hour trip up to the mountains. They camped Thursday through Monday and got in some good trail rides, potluck dinners and stories around the campfire at night. Joyce Jewell, past president, said the weather was fair all weekend but just as they were finishing up a ride on Sunday, the rains came down hard.

They came home all tired, dirty and happy, with their horses tired and happy also. Horses love getting out into the wide-open spaces, but it’s always good to get home again. The song “Happy Trails To You” can often be heard coming from the riders whistling or humming happily along...

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