Our purpose is to perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America's back country and wilderness.
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 use of the back country resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.
BCHA exceeded their crowd funding goal, met their challenge grant, and raised over $89,000.00 in 45 days. But the intangible results of the campaign may be more beneficial than the cash in the long run.
The first time ever Back Country Horsemen of America broadcast live the National Board Meeting along with Announcing the "Keep Trails Open For You" Campaign was a resounding success. If you missed the April 23rd through 26th live broadcast or would like to review parts again, it is available on line to view anytime. Learn More
The Selkirk Valley Chapter of Back Country Horsemen of Idaho recently used horses and mules to complete two packing assignments for the US Forest Service in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests, without once violating the "no motorized use" rule. Learn More