Back Country Horsemen of America®

Keeping Trails Open for Everyone.

BCHA is Joining the National Park Service to Celebrate their 100th Anniversary
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BCHA is joining the National Park Service and other partners to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park System, which was established on August 25, 1916. Our national parks and monuments celebrate the history and character of our nation. They include a long and colorful history of pack and saddle stock use that persists to the present day. National … Read More

Arkansas BCH Cowgirls Take their Pack Trip Purchased at Last Years Crowdfunding Campaign
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Heading home after a most successful pack trip in the Emigrant Wilderness of the Stanislaus National Forest in California–trail boss Dennis Serpa riding Poppy and leading 3 other mules, Theis Thoming riding his Arab Jess, Jacque Alexander riding Johnny the Mule, Lee Owning riding Sato and pulling 3 mules, Karen Lopes riding her quarter horse Junior and leading Dolly, and … Read More

Remembering BCHC Sierra Freepackers member John Glenn
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John Glenn, Denise & Robby Robinson, it took three days to cut this log and get it moved off the trail. John Glenn 1940-2015 Back Country Horsemen of California, the U.S. Forest Service and the world lost a dedicated, talented, wonderful volunteer, father and grandfather on August 6, 2015. John Glenn died from injuries he incurred from a freak accident. It’s … Read More

BCHA Maintains and Repairs Multi-Use Trails
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Back Country Horsemen of America values our nation’s beautiful landscape and works hard to protect our right to enjoy these lands by horseback. They also believe in being good stewards of this limited natural resource by practicing sound outdoor ethics, participating in trail maintenance, and sharing the trails with other users. To this end, BCH folks forge strong relationships with … Read More