With the excitement of summer camps over, Rosie and Carrie work to get their horses in shape for the state 4-H competitive trail ride. The girls are surprised to learn that Abigail, the arrogant new boarder at Sonrise Stable, is also entered in the race. Can Scamper and Zach keep up with her flashy Arabian? How much is Rosie willing to risk in order to beat Abigail and win the competition?
Scriptural themes: The parables of Luke 15.
The 2010 Ohio state 4-H trail ride was held Sept. 17 & 18 at the AEP ReCreation Land outside of McConnelsville, Ohio. This video shows the different aspects involved in the competition and how it is judged. There are two divisions - Junior and Senior. The Seniors ride two loops, approximately 18 to 20 miles. Juniors ride one loop of about 8 miles.
Crossing a long bridge at Pairie Oaks Metro Park. I love the sound of the hooves on the wooden timbers. The horse is my Rocky Mountain mare, Nikki.