[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Correct use of AT
In a message dated 96-05-13 00:42:46 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Benton McPeak)
>I noticed sign that horses had been on the AT. At one access to the AT there
was a horse trailer parked. Is this normal on the AT or was this an isolated
There seems to be certain areas that you see hoof prints on the A.T., but I
have never seem the horses. I myself am a horse owner, but I do not think
they belong on the A.T.
The damage they can do so quickly (just one misstep on the soft edge of the
trail) undoes lots of work put in by the volunteers. I think it is
disrespectful. I believe we should all have our designated trails and stay
I do wonder though, in an emergency where speed is required, if EMT's on
horseback or on small scooters wouldn't be okay. A horse can go where a
motorized vehicle cannot.