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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper October 18, 2012 -15 A Kentucky Adventure r Written by Leigh Anne Florence Illustrated by Chris Ware Unleashed is a statewide serial story encouraging fitness while completing Kentucky adventures with Woody and Chloe. Make your own free book by collecting each weekly chapter and putting them in the Unleashed scrapbook. Find activities and hear Woody reading each chapter at www.kypress.com Sponsored by PPL coml~nles KENTUCKY pRESS ASSOCIATION u" "~ L~ Kentucky Office ]~for Adventure Tourism ,www.getoutKY.com Maybe we'll jump fused. Don't you out of an airplane, remember when I said, as we drove I was riding the down Highway 15. horse and fell off Now that I'd zip- and got a goose lined, I was a fit- egg on my head? I ness expert. May- :asked. That was first to mount her horse, Butterfly. Although Pete had to give her a boost, she did great. She looked like a real cowgirl. It was my turn next. Concen- trating, I did exact- ly like Pete said. I almost made it on my horse, Chester, but couldn't get my leg over. I tried again and almost be we'll jump rope instead, Chloe sug- gested. We'll know soon, Dad said, turning onto Tun- nel Ridge Road. We saw a man leaning up against an Army the electric horse at the grocery store, silly, Chloe said as everyone in the group laughed. Whatever the case, it hurt! How is horseback riding Jeep. Dad rolled exercise? I asked, made it. Then I hit dowfi the window, trying to change the ground again. I You must be Pete. the subject. Pete went up and down Pete smiled, shook Dad's hand and said, Follow me, folks. Seconds later we pulled into our destination. Welcome to Shel- towee Trace,Pete said before we in- troduced ourselves. Sheltowee Trace is a 282-mile national recreation trail that runs the length of the Daniel Boone National Forest. The trail begins at Pickett State Park in Tennessee and ends near More- head, Kentucky. Sheltowee Trace is named after Dan- iel Boone, who was given the name answered as we walked to the sta- ble. OIt's a great cardiovascular ac- tivity. You can burn calories and devel- op arm and leg mus- cles. You'll find new muscles too. Riding improves balance, posture and clears the mind. You'll each tide your own horse, Pete t01d us as he pulled each horse from its stall. Rule one, don't stand behind the horse, or there's a good chance y0u'll be kicked. Rule two, stay calm and quiet. Movement and noise can spook the horse and make so much I looked like a yo-yo. Finally, I was sitting on top of Chester. Good job, Woody, every- one said, cheering, the same as we did for Chloe. As we rode along the Red River in the heart of the Daniel Boone National Forest, Pete pointed out many things. When Boone was search- him jump, buck or run. And you must Sheltowee, which means Big Turtle, when he was ad- wear a helmet. helmet? ing for a route from Virginia to Kentucky, he made several explora- tions. The land he discovered is now known as the Dan- iel Boone Nation- al Forest. Today many of the creeks, streams and land- marks still have the names given opted as the son of Why aI to them by Boone. Chopter5 Cro55wordP le ChiefBlackfish, the asked, confusedPete pointed to great warrior of the because we weren't flowers I'd never Across Shawnee tribe. The riding a motorcy- hear of like yellow 3 Home for trail was dedicatedcle. To keep you lady-slipper and li- on June 23, 1979, safe in case you fall cob's ladder. While horses and has been used off, though I don'teveryone looked at 4 Something for different recre- anticipate that hap- the flowers, I spot- 3 I that is plugged in ations, ever since pening, Pete said. ted an animal with Today, wJeglLUa:ide, Z as Jearlfing.we ./axge antler.s,=.l /ot horses: through :,alWays, had to, have wanting to spook 4 Down :part of Sheltowee safety equipment a any of the horses, 1 Hat that pro-Trace. MhYe eyes leash for walking, I held Chester's grew to size a harness for zip- reins with my left tects the head of pancakes. Pete lining, a helmet forpaw and grabbed 2 Size of must have noticed, horseback tiding, the camera in my Woody's eyes and You afraid of hors-Once Pete had each saddlebag with my es? he asked. A horse groomed, tight paw. I was a breakfast food little. The last time saddled and ready, quiet and careful, I I I 3 Tribe that I was ona horse I i he said, Now I'll yet as I opened the I I I Chief Blackfish fell off, ! explained, teach you how to bag I heard a loud was from We've never ridden mount or get on the thump, and my a horse, Woody, horse. We watched entire world went Chloe said as my as Pete demonstrat- dark. family looked con- ed. Chloe was the et 1. Pete tells the pups that horseback riding is a great cardio- vascular activ- ity. Using the dictionary, de- fine what car- diovascular. 2. U s e the comput- er. Use this link and find on the map where Woody is exploring in this chap- ter. http:// kygeonet. ky.gov/kyad- venture/ KY. Locate for sale. If so, 3. The pups M o r e h e a d, how many? 7. Use the 9. Look at learned that KY on a map. What is the c o m p u t e r. the illustra- S h e 1 t o w e e Where in the highest price Find out more tion in today's Trace was state is More- horse and the about horse- chapter. Write d e d i c a t e d head located? lowest price back riding a paragraph June 23, 1979. What county? horse? Calcu- in Kentucky: about what How many Are there any late the differ- http'//www, you see. Read years before colleges or ence. kentuckytour- it aloud to you were u nive r s i tie s i s m . c o m / someone. born did that in the city? If 6. W h i 1 e outdoor ad- occur? What so, what is the you're search- v e n t u r e / 10. H e a r does Sheltow- name of the ing the Clas- h o r seb ack Woody read ee mean? college or uni- sifieds, see if riding.aspx every Un- versity? anyone offers leashed chap- 4. The pups h o r s e b a c k 8. M a k e ter. Just vis- also learned riding les- your own it Woody's that Sheltow- 5. S e a r c h sons in your book. Don't online dog- ee Trace be- the Classified area. Draw forget to cut house at www. gins in Ten- section of the a picture of out Chapter t h e w o o d y- nessee and n e w s p a p e r the horse you 5 and paste it books.com or ends near and see if any would like to in your scrap- go to www.ky- M o r e h e a d, horses are ride. book. press.com. ~i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I I m 1 1 1 I 1 1 1 1 I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I~ OUR* I I I I I I I A Kentucky Adventu~ by Leigh ~ne F|oren~ I l Illustrated by h~s Wa~v~ L i i i I i i i I i l i i i i i i i i i i i I i i I I i i I I J " -