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.
BCHA and Bob Marshall Wilderness Outfitters are offering an Equine Packing Scholarship for a young person 18-26. The winner will spend 5 days and 4 nights learning how to pack horses and mules in the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana. Deadline for entries is May 18, 2015.
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)