Back Country Horsemen of America®

Keeping Trails Open for Everyone.

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The Principles for Advancing Outdoor Recreation and Conservation provide a unified framework for natural allies like us to reduce internal conflict and increase success in the protection of our public lands, waters and wildlife. We’re using them as the starting point in our conversation on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 9:15 a.m. during The SHIFT Summit. To support the Principles, we’ve developed The SHIFT Pledge: … Read More

BCHA Interviews on Equestrian Legacy Radio

The Radio Programs are interviews by Equestrian Legacy Radio that discuss current BCHA events. They have been edited to include only the interview with the shows host Gary Holt and BCHA Members. See below for a description of each program and for the web link to the full versions of the radio program segment on Jim McGarvey, Executive Director … Read More

Groups seek Congressional Assistance for Trail Maintenance Crisis
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WASHINGTON DC (March 25, 2014) – Citing threats to public access and increased natural resource damage, more than fifty diverse recreation and conservation groups today asked Congress to take immediate action to help dig the Forest Service out of a nationwide trails crisis. Contacts: Paul Spitler, The Wilderness Society (202) 360-­1912, Jim McGarvey, Chairman of Back Country Horsemen of America (706) 624­-6505 The … Read More