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A province wide society of over 900 members in 23 regional chapters. Whether you are new to trail riding or are a seasoned pro, Back Country Horsemen of BC (BCHBC) offers a friendly atmosphere for those interested in trail riding and packing.

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Back Country Horsemen of British Columbia

 

Upcoming Events

General meeting
Tue Jun 27 @ 5:00PM - 09:00PM
Kamloops Chapter
Canada 150 Celebration
Fri Jun 30 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
North Cariboo Chapter
Canada 150 Celebration
Sat Jul 01 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
Central Vancouver Island
General Meeting
Wed Jul 05 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Aldergrove Chapter
Okanagan Chapter
Sat Jul 08 @12:00AM
Okanagan Chapter
Powell River BCHBC 25th Poker Ride
Sat Jul 08 @12:00AM
Powell River Chapter
Canada 150 Celebration at Woodlands
Fri Jul 14 @12:00AM
Aldergrove Chapter
Okanagan Chapter
Sat Jul 15 @12:00AM
Okanagan Chapter
Patterson Trail Ride at Cross creek ranch
Sat Jul 22 @10:00AM -
Prince George Omineca
General Meeting
Wed Aug 02 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Aldergrove Chapter
SVI Camps at Memekay
Thu Aug 03 @ 9:00AM - 12:00AM
South Vancouver Island
Okanagan Chapter
Sat Aug 19 @12:00AM
Okanagan Chapter
SVI Camps at Valpariso
Sat Aug 26 @ 9:00AM - 12:00AM
South Vancouver Island
Okanagan Chapter Exec Meeting
Tue Sep 05 @ 6:30PM -
Okanagan Chapter
General Meeting
Wed Sep 06 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Aldergrove Chapter
SVI rides Sooke
Sat Sep 09 @11:00AM -
South Vancouver Island
Okanagan Chapter General Meeting
Tue Sep 12 @ 6:30PM -
Okanagan Chapter
SVI Monthly Meeting
Fri Sep 15 @ 6:30PM -
South Vancouver Island
Shuswap General Mtg
Tue Sep 19 @ 6:30PM - 09:00PM
Shuswap Chapter
NVI Chapter Meeting
Thu Sep 21 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
North Vancouver Island Chapter
SVI rides at Fuller Lake
Sat Sep 30 @11:00AM -
South Vancouver Island
General Meeting
Wed Oct 04 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Aldergrove Chapter
SVI rides Mt Prevost
Sat Oct 07 @11:00AM -
South Vancouver Island
Okanagan Chapter General Meeting
Tue Oct 10 @ 6:30PM -
Okanagan Chapter
Shuswap General Meeting
Wed Oct 18 @ 6:30PM - 09:00PM
Shuswap Chapter
NVI Chapter Meeting
Thu Oct 19 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
North Vancouver Island Chapter
SVI Monthly Meeting
Fri Oct 27 @ 6:30PM -
South Vancouver Island
General Meeting
Wed Nov 01 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Aldergrove Chapter
Okanagan Chapter Exec Meeting
Tue Nov 07 @ 6:30PM -
Okanagan Chapter
On March 29th ,2015, the Shuswap Chapter hosted an Equine Hoof Education and Boot Fitting Clinic with Dana Johnsen of Nickers Saddlery. The clinic was geared towards either reducing shoeing, or going barefoot. Dana explained the different characterizes of hooves, and how nutrition and exercise play key roles in the overall well-being of our horses. Our day was jam packed as we went through the following: Learning to "read" a hoof, assess form Recognizing elements of a healthy foot Hoof nutrition's role for foot function Demonstration of Trimming Methods and easy maintenance for boot fit Custom boot fitting demonstrations Dealing with different foot types and needs We had seven horses for boot fitting and a variety of breeds present such as the Quarter horse, Morgan, Arabian and Peruvian. Throughout the day Dana pointed out individual hoof characteristics, hoof trimming practices and nutrition changes. We watched how a hoof lands and…
Thursday, 09 April 2015 17:36

The Man with the Mountains in his Eyes

Hank (Henry) McEwan 1930-2015 Hank rode across "The Great Divide" on Sunday, March 22 in the hills he loved. Some of you may have known Hank, others may have just heard of him, maybe some of you dont know at all who Hank is. He was Hank, the Horsehoer. He lent a hand to anyone who needed help and wanted to learn. He was a master Farrier and taught the Farrier program at the Polytechnic Universities in California, Kelowna, and Langley at the Kwantlen University for forty years and shod horses for sixty five years. He was an honoured member of the Canadian and American Farriers Associations. Inducted into the International Horse Shoeing Hall of Fame 2003. Hank shod his last horse this past November and we headed to the hills for his last ride. He volunteered his whole life and was a valuable member of the Back Country Horseman…
Friday, 03 April 2015 13:18

Skeena Stikine Trail Clinic

Written by: Sanne Wulms
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 09:14

Saddle Selfie March Winner

Congradulations to Rose Schroeder and Donna Elias as the March Winners of the Saddle Selfie Contest! This photo was beautifully captured after a ride up at Cultas Lake Provincial Park, BC. A new winner is chosen each month, and entries can be submitted to the web writer; Kara Friesen
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