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.
Back Country Horsemen of America and Bob Marshall Wilderness Outfitters are pleased to announce the winner of the second BCHA Equine Packing Scholarship. Our winner will spend 5 days learning traditional equine packing skills, Leave No Trace camping principles & more. Learn More
In April 2016, BCHA's National Board of Directors amended their 2015 resolution opposing any transfer of public lands. The amendment includes the transfer of management of public lands as well as ownership.
Qur 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), BCHA and our partners promoted the bill.