"An elementary school teacher believed the fluff of a picturesque brochure and signed up for the adventure of a lifetime, on horseback in the High Sierra's. Before she had time to question her own sanity, she ends up smack in the middle of driving a herd of horses and mules over one hundred miles, in just four days. The terrain was brutal.In the evenings worn out bodies were refueled with alcohol. The mixture of high altitudes, exhaustion and strong liquor led to explosive, outlandish behavior, as riders celebrated and stories flowed. Rider Down is filled with romance a splash of humor and fast paced dialogue with characters so real you can almost touch them. "