The last riders into Abiquiu on the Old Spanish Trail. They arrived this week.
Back in the old days, say a month or two ago, the New Mexico Livestock Board allowed at least an opportunity for the state to save some money, and for some dedicated people to save a horse’s life. That was the old days.
A big rain cloud over Rio Arriba County dumped water into the arroyos from La Madera to Abiquiu, flooding houses, plugging acequias, blocking highways and prompting some action from county and federal officials. The media, it seems, ignored it.