• TO PERPETUATE the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America’s back country and Wilderness areas.
  • TO WORK to insure that the public lands remain open to recreational stock use.
  • TO ASSIST the various government and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resource.
  • TO EDUCATE, encourage, and solicit active participation in the wise and sustaining use of the back country.
  • TO FOSTER and encourage the formation of new state Back Country Horsemen’s organizations.  

We Are keeping trails open all across America for Everyone

WE do this by:

  1. Hooves and Boots on the Ground 
    • Clearing Trails of deadfall, debris and erosion and more
    • Trail maintenance and design
    • Maintaining trail heads
    • Packing in equipment and supplies
    • And so much more…  
  2. Education 
    • Trail maintenance safety
    • Trail maintenance and design
    • Chainsaw and crosscut saw certifications
    • Packing with horses and mules
    • Leave No Trace
  3. Advocacy 
    • Working with federal, state and local
      Forest and NPS Management Plans
      Wilderness Stewardship Plans
      Legislative Actions – HR 4886
      Court Actions