Our purpose is to perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America's back country and wilderness.
To assist the various government and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resource.
To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise use of the back country resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.
Have you considered whether a local chapter of Back Country Horsemen of America might help with your trail and horse camp maintenance and restoration needs? The NPS maintains a five-year general agreement with Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA). Learn More
BCHA's National Board of Directors passed unanimously the following resolution last Saturday, April 25, 2015, during BCHA's National Board Meeting in Sacramento, California. This quickly has become a significant issue for all public land users and supporters.
On Wednesday, April 29th, our National Forest "trails bill" was introduced in bipartisan fashion in the U.S. Senate by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Michael Enzi (R-WY). Senate Bill 1110 (S.1110), the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, is a companion bill to one we announced in February that is currently before the House of Representatives (H.R. 845)