Your public trails need you

posted Jul 5, 2014, 5:20 PM by Webmaster OPEN   [ updated Jul 5, 2014, 5:21 PM ]
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22 May 2014 blog post, by Ami McBride, BCHA member

As a trail rider, trails are central to my recreation. Except trails aren't just central to trail riders, they are important for the relaxation, recreation, and soul-quenching connection that we all crave: the hikers, bicyclists, and riders.

Before I knew about Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA), I thought trails just existed without maintenance. I've learned since then, it takes quite a bit of horse-/mule- and manpower to keep trails open and public land accessible. That job takes a community, one of which I'm a proud member. BCHA has dedicated its sole focus to maintaining those trails, which are our access into our land.  [Read more....]