Education Manual

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Table of Contents
Human Backcountry Medicine
Equine Backcountry First Aid
Defensive Horsemanship
Trailer Safety
Hitch Capacity
Chain Saw Safety

Membership Growth
Equine Packing Clinic Outline:
> Packing Clinic front cover
> Packing Clinic Flyer
> Packing Clinic - Pre-Trip Planning & Preparation

Instructions on Tying Knots
Knots and Hitches
Idaho Horse Trails
Dutch Oven Cooking

Minimum Impact Equine Camping: Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace (LNT) training expectations

Membership Training

Introduction to Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop
Plan Ahead Principle 1
Durable Surfaces Principle 2
Handling Waste Principle 3
Leave What You Find Principle 4
Campfire Principle 5
Respect Wildlife 6
Consideration for Others Principle 7
Leave No Trace One-page Handout

Leave No Trace Step Classes (5) - Adopted by BCHA 2002
Introduction to Leave No Trace
Basic LNT Skills
Practical Application of LNT Skills
Train the Trainer
Practical application of LNT skills for Trainers

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 the Trailhead, 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 Campt and What to Do at Home

Public Awareness and Outreach
Backcountry Ambassador Certification Training- Adopted by BCHI 2000
Public Awareness Education Outline
Recreational Packing in the Backcountry Outline
Mountain Manners Brochure
Side 1
[large file]
Side 2 [large file]
Mountain Manners [large file]
Mountain Manners [Quicktime]

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