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  • Backcountry Horsemen of Central Arizona

    Chino Valley, AZ

    Backcountry Horsemen of Central Arizona is dedicated to keeping the trails open for all users, educating horse users in Leave No Trace principles, and providing volunteer service to resource agencies. Their main partnership is with the Prescott National Forest. In addition, they work with the Coconino National Forest, Kaibab National Forest, Tonto National Forest, National Park Service (Grand Canyon National Park and Wupatki National Monument), Arizona Trails Association, BLM and other organizations consistent with the mission of the Back Country Horsemen of America.

    Contact: Gayle Higgs

    Website: http://www.bchcaz.org/

  • Castle Rock Horse Trails, Inc.

    Hancock, Wisconsin

    The purpose of the Castle Rock Horse Trails, Inc. is to maintain and promote the Castle Rock Horse Trail system. They work closely with the Wisconsin River Power Company to create recreational opportunities for equestrians and other users.

  • Central Kentucky Backcountry Horsemen

    Georgetown, KY

    Kentucky Back Country Horsemen was organized in 2007 to address the increasing need to maintain Kentucky's horseback riding trails on public lands. They work with federal, state and local agencies to preserve and maintain access to public trails so that everyone has the freedom to enjoy them. As a service organziation, they are able to offer their expertise to assist public agencies to manage continuing recreational equine ues on public lands. ANother of their primary purposes is to educate horsemen and other trail users in the low impact use of the backcountry environment.

    Contact: Michelle Adams

    Website: http://www.kybch.com

  • Chattahoochee Trail Horse Association

    Dahlonega, GA

    The purpose of the Chattahoochee Trail Horse Association is to promote, advance and support the upgrade and maintenance of publicly owned trails in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia State parks and county parks. They have great partnerships with IMBA/SORBA, Friends of State Parks, Gwinnett and Cherokee counties, Georgia State Parks and U.S. Forest Service.

    Contact: Debbie Crowe

    Website: http://www.ride-ctha.org

  • Crown of Texas Arabian Horse Club (COTAHC)

    Amarillo, TX

    The Crown of Texas Arabian Horse Club is affiliated with the Arabian Horse Association with over 40 members. This diversified group has several breeds of horses, varied riding disciplines, interests and activities. Also, they maintain trails, build corrals, clean metal tanks and install solar water systems utulized by wild life, by trail hrose and for prairie fire fighting.

    Contact: Doug Blashill

    Website: http://pages.suddenlink.net/cotahc/

  • Eastern North Carolina Trail Riders/Coastal Classic Horsemen's Association

    Wilmington, North Carolina

    Eastern North Carolina Trail Riders (ENCTR) promotes equine activities and venues in their region. ENCTR is committed to the preservation, expansion and establishment of new trails and equine facilities in eastern North Carolina. They are a working entity of Carolina Classic Horsemen's Association (CCHA), which focuses on youth horse showing based in Wilmington, NC. CCHA has been an active volunteer organziation in the area for 20 years.

    Contact: Ann Donaldson

    Website: http://www.theccha.net

  • Florida Forever Back Country Horsemen

    Brooksville, FL

    Florida Forever Back Country Horsemen, Inc. was formed in March 2007 because of issues facing the recreational horsemen's access to public lands in Florida. One of their most notable accomplishments was establishing credibility and forging a working relationship with the Florida Department of Forestry - the biggest public land owner in central Florida.

    Contact: Dr. Truman Prevatt

    Website: http://www.ffbach.org

  • Friends of Boone County Trails

    Thorntown, IN

    The Friends of Boone County Trails Inc.'s mission is to develop and support multi-use off road non-motorized trails within Boone, Clinton and Tippecanoe counties. They promote equine activities, safe riding areas and preserve the land for future equine enthusiasts.

  • Lake Don Pedro Trailblazers

    LaGrange, CA

    The Tuolumne County and Mariposa County Trail Systems are a series of pedestrian and equstrian easements for use by community members in the Lake Don Pedro subdivision as well as the public. The mission of the Lake Don Pedro Trailblazers is to ensure the pedestrian and equestrian trails are properly marked and clear of debris.

    Contact: Terrie Booten

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  • Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association

    Guthrie, OK

    Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association was formed in 1974 for the purpose of promoting trail riding and trail advocacy which includes saving, maintaining and blazing new trails across Oklahoma. OETRA's code stresses courtesy to fellow trail riders, safety and care of the horse on the trail.

    Contact: Julie Cameron

    Website: http://www.oetra.com

  • Readington Trail Association

    Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

    Readington Trail Association has a goal of preserving the rural atmosphere of Readington through establishing and maintaining many miles of beautiful trails throughout the Township. In addition to trail work, RTA works within the community to support essential and emergency services and educate members and others about equine health, safety and emergency procedures.

    Contact: Lisa Hall

    Website: http://www.readingtontrail.org

  • Sportsman Lake Development Commission

    Seminole, OK

    The purpose of Seminole's Sportsman Lake Development Commission (LDC) is to supervise, maintain, develop and protect the water system within the Seminole Sportsman Lake area for and on behalf of the City. THe LDC makes recommendations to the City Cuncil for such managment and for the betterment of the Sportsman Lake area. They oversee 1,850 acre lake which consist of over 35 miles of equestrian trails, a 13-site equestrian campground for fishermen and other recreational users.

    Contact: Deanna Hamilton

    Website: http://sportsmanlake.com

  • The Jubilee Riders

    Trivoli, IL

    The purpose fo The Jubilee Riders is to promote interest in horses and riding, to teach good sportsmanship, promote trail rides, horse shows and other affairs of like nature.

    Contact: Eileen Weyhrich

    Website: http://www.jubileeriders.moonfruit.com

  • USDA Forest Service / Shoal Creek Ranger District

    Heflin, Alabama

    The United States Forest Service is a multi-use land management organziation. Recreation is an important component of their management system. On the Shoal Creek Ranger District, they manage approiximately 40 iles of horse trails.

    Contact: Karen McKenzie

    Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alabama

  • Whipple Creek Restoration Committee

    Ridgefield, WA

    Whipple Creek Restoration Committee's mission is to preserve and restore, in phases, Whipple Creek Park in Clark Cuonty, Washington along with the parks department and local volunteers. They are looking for volunteers to assist with projects.