Blogs by Susie Morgan

Susie Morgan is a lifetime lover of horses, the outdoors and lives for adventures. She lives in Las Campanas, and is reconnecting with horses after working 27 years in New York City.

Topic: Hoof Prints in Santa Fe

It is said that some march to the beat of a different drum; Susie has her own percussion section. Susie Morgan is a lifetime lover of horses, the outdoors, and lives for adventures.  A passport is required for her to gain entrance to a kitchen. She lives in Las Campanas, and is reconnecting with horses after working 27 years in New York City.

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March 20, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Plaza Blanco Badlands Back Country Report from Bill Manns

'Once you drop into the canyon the towering stone hoodoos and formations start to resemble spooky people, cathedrals or out of this world fortresses.'

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January 31, 2014 at 2:42 PM

The Value of Riding with a Good Wrangler

'His training paid off for the gelding on this ride, and we are all safer when we ride in the backcountry with Marty.'

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January 29, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Cowboy Camp in Santa Fe National Forest

'Next door to La Tierra Nueva, is an access point to the Santa Fe National Forest. From here hardy souls can ride all the way to the Rio Grande, and even Soda Springs Trail...'

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January 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM

The Horse Shelter Annual Dinner at Martin’s Restaurant Launches the ‘Gimme Shelter Challenge’

'...the “Gimme Shelter Challenge” encourages local trainers to draw straws for one of a group of pre-selected horses, take that horse home and work with that horse for 100 days.'

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November 1, 2013 at 8:58 PM

True Out West Adventure

'A sure sign that fall has arrived was morning frost on the horse trailers.'

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October 16, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Albuquerque Gold

"The Rio Grande turns into a brilliant gold ribbon when the Cottonwood trees change color. That time of year is fast approaching, so we decided to check out Paseo del Bosque Trail in Albuquerque."

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October 14, 2013 at 2:43 PM

Diablo Canyon Lives up to its Name

'After a very long drought, we were deluged with a powerful September rain storm that sent rain rushing into arroyos and flooding into rivers. No part of town seemed to escape this monster storm.'

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October 14, 2013 at 2:34 PM

Aspen Vista Changing Colors

'There is a small window of time when many Santa Feans make the trek to the Sangres to see the Aspen Grove turning gold. This is that time…'

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October 14, 2013 at 2:22 PM

The Horse Shelter Benefit Trail Ride

'We hope to make this an annual event and everyone is looking forward to another spectacular day on the trail next year.'

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August 9, 2013 at 9:56 AM

Great Use of Open Spaces – The La Tierra Trails

'The La Tierra Trail system opened a year or so ago.'

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August 5, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Diablo Canyon in Summer

'This is the perfect time of year to ride Diablo Canyon Arroyo or the Soda Springs ridge trail above the Rio Grande.'

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August 2, 2013 at 11:27 AM

Trip to Pagosa

'For us, Pagosa Springs is a trail ride destination close to heaven.'

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August 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM

The Hatsmith

The Real Deal

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August 2, 2013 at 10:38 AM

Valles Caldera’s Banco Bonito Reopens

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January 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM

Summer Lookout: Valles Caldera Horse Rides

"Horses are normally restricted to the Equestrian Banco Bonito mountain trail. This summer, there will be four opportunities to ride other mountain trails and the Grande."

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October 25, 2012 at 4:38 PM

Three End-of-Season Rides - Backcountry Reports from Bill Manns

Three gorgeous vistas in northern New Mexico...

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October 25, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Beet Treats

Where to find everything you need for horses...

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September 21, 2012 at 12:11 PM

Art Grunig Cow Horse Clinics

Learn from a champion, Sept 28-30

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September 6, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Last Ride of the Season: Banco Bonito at Valles Caldera Preserve

"Valles Caldera is open for a wide range of activities including hunting, snowshoeing and wagon/sleigh rides"