horseshoe Resources

“The BCHA Education Team got it done” from Backcountry Horsemen of Idaho’s roving reporter

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

Created by Steve Didier, Past BCHA Chairman and  Past BCHI Chairman

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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