About Us

OUR PURPOSE/MISSION

To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America's backcountry and wilderness areas.


To work to ensure that the public lands remain open to recreational stock use.


To assist the various government,  state and local agencies in their maintenance and management of said resources.


To educate, encourage  and solicit active participation in the use of the backcountry resource by stock users and the general public commensurate with our heritage.


To foster and encolurage the formation of new State organzations and BCHA


To promote the humane treatment of livestock.

WHAT WE DO

We offer our time, equipment and expertise to Government agencies and other Volunteer groups for such tasks as:

Packing out trash, hauling in water to areas not accessible to motorized vehicles. Hauling in supplies for other volunteer groups who ask for our assistance.  Clearing, building, improving and maintaining trails, particularly in the back country. We assist in the building and design of trailheads and horse camping areas.


We are responsible for clearing two trails in the Comanche Peaks Wilderness each year Little Beaver Creek and Fish Creek Trails both accessed from Jack's Gulch Campground off Highway 14 in the Poudre Canyon.


Members report your trail hours here: http://clrdvol.org/groups/index.php

COME JOIN US

We are a local Chapter of Back Country Horsemen of America.

We are members of Back Country Horsemen of Colorado,

as well as Colorado Horse Council

EMAIL US

Better yet, see us in person!

We meet the first Wednesday night of every month except July and August at the The Ranch Complex, 5260 Arena Circle, Loveland CO in the McKee 4H Building. We have a potuck beginning at 6:30 and a presentation beginning at 7:00.

Bring a dish to share, your own drink and join us! We'd love to have you.

5260 Arena Circle, Loveland, Colorado 80538, United States

(970) 685-7009

Hours

WE NEVER CLOSE!

Government and Non-Profit Resources

Lisa and Ace, an American Mustang trained by Jessica Dabkowski from LaPorte, CO

Back Country Horsemen Groups in Colorado

Back Country Horsemen of America    www.bcha.org

BCH Colorado  www.bchcolorado.org  

Four Corners BCH www.4cbch.org

Mesa Verde BCH  www.mesaverdehorsemen.com

San Juan BCH  www.sjbch.org

Front Range BCH  www.frbch.org

Trailwise BCH trailwisebch@gmail.com

Rocky Mountain BCH  wegerds@gmail.com

Grand Mesa BCH  www.gmbch.com

Mountain Trekkers BCH  eaglecountybch@gmail.com

Other BCH Groups

Oregon BCH   www.bcho.org

Utah BCH  www.bchu.com

Wyoming  BCH  www.wyobch.org


GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

National Forest Information  www.fs.fed.us  

Boulder County Horse Association  www.boulderhorse.org

Colorado Department of Agriculture  www.colorado.gov  scroll to State Agencies.

Colorado Department of Agriculture Laws www.colorado.gov scroll to State Agencies

Colorado Development Horse Authority & Colorado Horse Council www.coloradohorsecouncil.com

Larimer County Brand Inspector  970-490-1764

Larimer County Horse Council  & Larimer County Horseman's Association www.larimerhorseman.org

Weld County Brand Inspector  970-373-9854



 

Other Volunteer Groups

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

www.wlrv.org


This group does trail work all over Colorado

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

Common Outdoor Ground

This is a new group of people dedicated to improving trails in the Laramie Ranger District of Wyoming. They extend to the Southeast corner of Wyoming. Their area includes Sheep Mountain, Platte River Wilderness, Pole Mountain as well as the Vedauwoo.

commonoutdoorground@gmail.com

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