February 3, 2013
Helen Wheeler on front horse for the Diamond Hitch in 1928. The annual Diamond Hitch Parade will get back to its roots during this year’s celebration.
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Back in the early days of Routt County, skijoring was the thing to do. Whether behind a horse, sleigh or whatever pet could be wrangled, being pulled on skis beat pushing yourself. But it was a lonely ride. One tow rope pulled only one person on skis. Enter the diamond hitch.