We were up & on the road early - perfect driving weather & to the boarder crossing into California! We were asked to pull to the side & given a small form to fill out with license plate numbers, names, how many horses - where we were headed & the number of our brand inspection certificates! As we walked over to the office, we were met outside - asked for our form & sent on our way! Sweet, they didn't even ask to see our paperwork!
|Dust in the San Joaquin Valley|
|Toward Tehachapi, CA|
Then - there was our close-call... The road was narrow & windy, with short rolling hills, just high enough that the line-of-sight was short. A car had passed us & was passing the car in front of us. A semi-truck was coming from the other direction & a small car decided to pass him... I'd looked down - then in the next instant, looked up to see the semi-truck going off the narrow road, dust flying HIGH in the air! That driver had driven off the road - no shoulder - to allow those two cars to pass without hitting each other head on! If he hadn't & they had - we would have been in a world of hurt to get stopped in time... I told Patty I felt like going back & giving him a huge hug for saving us from what could have been a very hard stop!
|Almost to Pioneertown!|
|Mares settled in~|
|Our room - light on~|