National Trail and Conservation Groups Blast New DOI E-Bike Order

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BCHA is leading the charge nationally to urge caution when allowing electric bikes on multi-use trails. Safety and compatibility concerns need to be considered. Contact: Tyler Ray, American Hiking Society, tray@americanhiking.org, 301-565-6704 (x705) Randy Rasmussen, Back Country Horsemen of America, WildernessAdvisor@bcha.org, 541-602-0713 Angela Gonzales, National Parks Conservation Association, agonzales@npca.org, 202-878-0359 Mark Larabee, Pacific Crest Trail Association, mlarabee@pcta.org, … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of America Values Every Member

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Back Country Horsemen of America Values Every Memberby Sarah Wynne Jackson It has never been a better time to be a member of Back Country Horsemen of America, the organization that keeps trails open for horse use. The challenges to preserving equestrian access to trails are greater than ever, but BCHA is meeting them with more benefits for members, more … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of America Work Promotes a Healthy Economy

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Back Country Horsemen of America Work Promotes a Healthy Economy by Sarah Wynne Jackson For over 40 years, Back Country Horsemen of America has led the movement to keep trails open for horse use, because they know that wild places are good for the spirit, good for the mind, good for the body, good for the young, good for the … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of America Tackles the Tough Challenges at Annual Meeting

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Back Country Horsemen of America Tackles the Tough Challenges at Annual Meeting by Sarah Wynne Jackson After over 40 years of keeping trails open for horse use, Back Country Horsemen of America still stands up for the recreational horseback rider who ambles about the front country for an hour or two, as well as the outfitter with a six-mule pack … Read More

Press Release spring 2018

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    The Back Country Horsemen Education Foundation: Keeping Trails Open, One Project at a Time by Sarah Wynne Jackson As a service organization with an exemplary record of volunteerism, Back Country Horsemen of America knows the true cost of keeping trails open, not only for horse use but for all users of every kind. They occasionally receive donations of … Read More

San Juan BCH of Colorado Work To Clear Trail

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Back Country Horsemen of America believes in the premise of America’s Wildernesses, and leads our nation both on the trail and in houses of government in preserving those wild lands. Highly respected for their knowledge, integrity, and work ethic, BCHA collaborates extensively with land management agencies and other trail user groups to create practical solutions to the problems that threaten … Read More

Shoshone BCH get the job done

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Back Country Horsemen of America Makes a Good Trail Ride a Great One by Sarah Wynne Jackson Back Country Horsemen of America works hard to keep trails open for horse use across the nation. They also dedicate their time and effort to making sure equestrians have the amenities they need to fully enjoy their trail experience. Adequate parking at trailheads, … Read More

Olympic Back Country Horsemen

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Back Country Horsemen of America Cares for the Front Country Gems Outside Your Back Door by Sarah Wynne Jackson Back Country Horsemen of America formed over 40 years ago to protect our right to ride horses on public lands. The original founders cherished the wide swaths of wild land that encompass hundreds of thousands of acres with trails inaccessible to … Read More

Back Country Horsemen of Tennessee

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Back Country Horsemen of America Strikes a Balance Between Recreation and Preservation by Sarah Wynne Jackson From its inception over 40 years ago, Back Country Horsemen of America established a solid reputation as a service organization. Its members are known as hard-working, knowledgeable folks who turn up when there’s a job to be done. Some people wonder why. Why would … Read More

BCHA 2016 Volunteer Hours

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In 2016, Back Country Horsemen of America from 31 different states logged over 341,502 volunteer hours with just over 13.4 million dollars worth of volunteer value. In the process, 11,461 stock were used and volunteers traveled over 1.9 million miles. That adds up to an amazing 4,773,583 hours donated over the last 21 years, for a total donated value of $139,805,692. As … Read More

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