Back Country Horsemen of America®

Dedicated to keeping America's trails open for all.

BCHA Live Video Broadcast was a Resounding Success
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The first time ever Back Country Horsemen of America broadcast live the National Board Meeting along with Announcing the “Keep Trails Open For You” Campaign was a resounding success. If you missed the April 23rd through 26th live broadcast or would like to review parts again, it is available on line to view anytime. Click here to View Saved Video Broadcast On … Read More

BCHA Crowd Funding Campaign Launches
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Dear Member, Friend, Supporter, Advocate, Trail Enthusiast, Outdoor Enthusiast, Our “Keeping Trails Open for You” campaign is NOW LIVE. Please visit the following link to contribute and share our campaign. Keeping Trails Open for You Live Link – http://www.igg.me/at/bcha Are you passionate about keeping our trails open for your families and future generations? If so, Back Country Horsemen of America … Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign to Start April 25th
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Help Back Country Horsemen of America keep trails open for you!  Click here for Our Crowdfunding Campaign In order for BCHA to continue protecting our nation’s trails for future generations, we need your help. We are organizing an exciting 45 day online ‘crowdfunding’ opportunity through the popular host Indiegogo.com. We hope to involve thousands of BCHA members, supporters and the … Read More

Notch Mountain Trail – Mirror Lake, Utah
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Through the use of a State of Utah, RTP grant, the Heber-Kamas Ranger District has made significant improvements to the Notch Mountain Trail in the first year of the multi-year grant. This trail is one of the most popular trails within the state of Utah. It is not uncommon to see over 1,000 people a day on the lower sections … Read More

BCHA National Board Meeting Live Broadcast
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For the first time the Back Country Horsemen of America will broadcast live the National Board Meeting along with Announcing the “Keep Trails Open For You” Campaign. Please join in April 23rd to 26th. Click here for Live Video Feed Live Video Streaming Schedule Wednesday, April 23 All Times Eastern Standard Time 8:30 am – 10:15 – BCHA NBM Opening; … Read More

BCHA hosting the largest fundraiser in the history
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Back Country Horsemen of America Event Details Click here for Our Crowdfunding Campaign Hey, Hey BCHA! We need your help to keep our nation’s trails open! BCHA is hosting the largest most visible fundraiser in the history of BCHA! Here’s the best part: If we meet our goal, over 12,000 dollars will go back to the chapters/units via grants! Let’s … Read More

Eduation Foundation Grants Available
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 Education Foundation Grants Available The BCHA Education Foundation directors are pleased to announce the availability of three $ 1,000.00 grants and two $ 500.00 grants to BCH chapters for equipment, materials and supplies for trail or trailhead building, maintenance and/or repair. These grants are a result of a DEW Foundation donation. Projects are encouraged which involve partnerships with public land … Read More

Proposed Rule Change for Private Horse Use –Bryce Canyon National Park
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Back Country Horsemen of America Action Alert!!! Click Here for Updated Information Deadline for Comments: April 24, 2014 (midnight Mountain time zone) Bryce Canyon National Park has proposed changes for users of privately-owned stock on designated horse trails within the park. The changes are intended to ensure the safety of all visitors and to protect park resources. The park initiated … Read More

BCH Trek the Old Spanish National Historic Trail
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By Sarah Wynne Jackson Although equestrians share the trails with many other types of users, horseback riding is the original use for many of the trails and public lands we enjoy today. Not only does Back Country Horsemen of America protect our right to ride horses on public lands, they seek to preserve those historic trails our predecessors traveled. In … Read More