horseshoe Resources

Leave No Trace

Was produced by the USDA and the US Forest Service National Technology & Development Program in cooperation with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.

BCHA Overview  
EDUCATION RESOURCES Includes information on Safety, Packing, Knots & Hitches, Dutch Oven Cooking, "Leave No Trace", Idaho Horse Trails, Public Awareness Education, and more.
BCHI Chapter Member Training Prepared by BCHI members
Horse Sense --
A Guide to Minimum Impact Horse Camping

How-to video series for Horse Camping. Series of 7 10-minute clips produced by the Backcountry Horsemen of Idaho North Central Chapter, The University of Idaho Natural Resources Lab and the NezPerce National Forest, Moose Creek Ranger District.

Part 1 Trip Preparation - Stock Conditioning and Grooming
Part 2 Trip Preparation - Horse Feed, Equipment and Tack
Part 3 Trip Preparation - Food, Kitchen Items and Containment Systems
Part 4 The Trip - Know the Area, Equipment List and Stock Hauling
Part 5 The Trip - At theTrailhead, Packing the Cargo and Trail Conditions
Part 6 The Camp Area - How to Reduce Impact with Stock Containment, Equipment and Camp
Part 7 The Camp Area and Home - Minimum Impact Camping, Day Trips, Breaking Camp and What To Do at Home

  Downloadable BCHI Placemat Design
SAFETY POSTERS What the Horse Sees - 11x17" - Hiker poster
  What the Horse Sees - 11x17" - Biker poster 
  What the Horse Sees - 8x10" - Hiker poster
  What the Horse Sees - 8x10" - Biker poster

Trail Etiquette for hikers, bikers, and horse riders on the National Forest [YouTube video from Forest Service]


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