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Back Country Horsemen of America Helps Keep Our Nation’s Landscape Clean
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Back Country Horsemen of America defends our right to ride horses on public lands, and they also believe strongly in recreating responsibly, whether we ride horses, mountain bikes, or ATVs, or simply use our own two feet. Sadly, there are some folks who don’t feel the same respect for our wild lands. When they leave behind trash and discarded items, … Read More

WE DID IT! Keeping Trails Open for You Fundraiser
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Thank You…Thank You All! Thank You to everyone that contributed.  Thank You to all the chapters that met the Lori Lennox and Grays Harbor Chapter Challenge.  Thank You to all the state presidents that encouraged their members to spread the word.  And a special Thank You to the Foundation, a longtime supporter of the BCHA, that posted the $25,000 Challenge … Read More

BCH Applaud Designation of Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument
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Back Country Horsemen of America and Back Country Horsemen of New Mexico Applaud Designation of Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument – courtesy of Bureau of Land Management “The Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA) applauds President Barack Obama’s designation of the Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks National Monument utilizing his authority under the Antiquities Act of 1906, … Read More

Incredible Progress on the BCHA Fundraising Campaign
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We launched our one-of-a-kind campaign last Friday with a bang (only 7 days ago) and we have already generated 45% of our fundraising goal. We’re the #7 featured campaign at IndieGoGo.com under Environment and we’re the #1 new campaign of the week for Environment. With hundreds of campaigns launched every day, this is great news. It’s because of committed hard … Read More

2013 Volunteer Hours Report & Double Diamond Award Recipient
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The BCHA Volunteer Hours committee reports the total value of the volunteer effort reported in 2013 was $13,972,949.71 and the Harney Lookout Tower Preservation Project supported by Black Hills BCH was selected as this years recipient of the Double Diamond Award. The other finalists for the Double Diamond Award were the, Mesa Verde BCH (Colorado), Four Corners BCH (Colorado), San … Read More

BCH Members Continue to Work for You
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Here’s an update for you from the ‘Keeping Trails Open for You – Back Country Horsemen of America’ team: A BCH North Carolina chapter did trail work this weekend in Smoky Mountain National Park.  The Bristlecone Chapter of Back Country Horsemen of Nevada cleared trail on Mount Charleston, north of Las Vegas.  There were pack clinics in Oregon and Idaho.  … Read More

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

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