Vice president Mike Pence headed to Montana Friday to garner support for Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate vying for the Treasure State’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
And considering he is in Big Sky Country, the former Indiana governor’s method of transportation while touring the Westmoreland Coal Company’s Absaloka Mine on the Crow Indian Reservation was, not surprisingly, horseback.
— Vice President Pence (@VP) May 13, 2017
Wearing denim blue jeans and sturdy boots, Pence toured the coal mine with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a Montana native, and Senator Steve Daines. Pence also met with tribal and business leaders.
“Thank you to Crow Nation tribal leaders for an incredible horseback tour of Absaloka Mine with @SteveDaines & @SecretaryZinke,” the vice president tweeted, along with photos of himself saddled up.
In another tweet, he quoted former President Ronald Reagan. “Outstanding afternoon,” he wrote. “‘I’ve often said there’s nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse.’ -Pres. Reagan.”
— Vice President Pence (@VP) May 12, 2017