ORC working for us!


Wow!  This is one example of why it is important for BCHBC to be an active member of ORC. Check out the links!  Thank you to Louise Pedersen for all her work on behalf of the recreation sector. Rose Schroeder Hello ORCBC members, It was great to see so many different member organizations represented at the roundtable event on Thursday - thank you for coming along. We discussed insurance, Forest and Range Practices Act amendments, access and a few other things. We discussed setting up two working groups: One that will look at insurance for recreation groups. Deliverables would be a one-pager that explains [...]

ORC working for us!2022-04-13T10:18:16-07:00

Spring means Road safety for Car and Horse


Motorists Urged to ‘Hold Their Horses!’ Equestrian groups explain their reasons for ‘road riding’ and how ensuring safety is everyone’s responsibility By Terri Perrin, Back Country Horsemen of BC As the weather warms up and signs of spring appear across beautiful British Columbia, you may notice more than wildflowers along our rural roadways. Horses and riders, eager to get out and enjoy some exercise, will become a more common sight. According to representatives from the Back Country Horsemen of BC Society (BCHBC) and Horse Council BC (HCBC), the arrival of spring for equestrians is both a cause for celebration and [...]

Spring means Road safety for Car and Horse2022-03-16T11:14:40-07:00

Celebrate BC Trails Day


                LETS CELEBRATE BC TRAILS DAY                                       JUNE 4, 2022 WHAT IS BC TRAILS DAY? Part of the international celebration of Trails Day on the first Saturday of June each year, BC Trails Day celebrates and cares for our province’s stunning trail system, educates about responsible recreation and environmental stewardship, and helps British Columbians enjoy trails and outdoor spaces even more. Who can organize a BC Trails Day event?Anyone can organize a BC Trails Day event. We encourage outdoor groups andcommunities to plan COVID-safe events [...]

Celebrate BC Trails Day2022-02-26T11:58:34-08:00

Belle Mountain equine trails: a must see!


By Andrea Arnold The Robson Valley Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen of BC have had a busy 2021, building and rehabilitating trails, structure installation at the Dore River trailhead and clearing land for a new rustic equine campground on Belle Mountain. The largest and newest project the local chapter has taken on is the Belle Rustic Equine campground. Located 3km up the McIntosh logging road about 8km west of McBride. In June just under 2 hectares of land were cleared for 12 campsites, access roads to the sites as well as the kitchen site. In November, they started [...]

Belle Mountain equine trails: a must see!2022-02-19T11:43:51-08:00

Early Renewal Promo Winners Chosen.


Lots of entries were received for our Early Membership Renewal drive held from November 1st to December 31st of 2021. Our membership director, Verna Houghtaling spun the wheel and the winners of our early membership renewal promo are: For 1st Prize: Saddlebags courtesy of Outlaw Leather,  Junior Member, Silas MacNeil ! , For 2nd Prize: Winners choice of either a Cavallo English or Western saddle pad goes to Eunice Rousseau ! and the 3rd prize, Three individual subscriptions to Saddle Up magazine going to: Delford Lenk,  Doug Hallat  and  Debra Bracewell Congratulations to the winners!!!!

Early Renewal Promo Winners Chosen.2022-01-20T18:38:22-08:00

Trail Building Webinar, Jan.27th 2022


From ORC - Trail Ambassadors: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices American Trails will host the webinar "Trail Ambassador Programs: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices" (Part 2 of 2) on Jan. 27, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (PST). Learn about best practices from some of the best trail programs around. Get inspiration to start a program for your trail.  6 notable presenters including Steve McClintock, National Director for Arizona, Back Country Horsemen of America. Get more information and to Register,  Click Here

Trail Building Webinar, Jan.27th 20222022-01-13T17:15:28-08:00

Now Open – Online Auction!!!


Got your bidding finger ready? The BCHBC Online Auction is now open for ONE WEEK of bidding frenzy! Explore the Auction platform site at: https://can.givergy.com/BCHBC2021 What are you waiting for?  Check it out today!  We invite you to familiarize yourself with the site, view the items & pick your favourites, scroll to the bottom and share with family and friends on FB, Twitter, WhatsApp, E-mail etc.  Register now! Space limitation on the Auction platform doesn't allow for additional information on many adventures & activities offered, so CLICK HERE to view extra details on items you won't want to miss! [...]

Now Open – Online Auction!!!2022-01-22T10:44:14-08:00

2021 Online Auction Dec. 5-12 !!!


2021 BCHBC Online Auction goes live Dec. 5 - 12 Don't miss out! It's not just for the horseperson in your life.  Many of the adventures offered don't even require horses! Anyone, BCHBC members or not, are welcome to place bids on the various adventures available.  CLICK HERE to view the offerings available but be sure to check back often as more are being posted almost daily. Good luck to you all! If you, your business or BCHBC Chapter has an adventure or experience you would like to offer please contact us at fundraiser@bchorsemen.org Attention: [...]

2021 Online Auction Dec. 5-12 !!!2021-12-03T14:08:52-08:00

2021-22 Membership Drive Media Release


Photo caption: BCHBC members celebrate reaching a spectacular lookout point on a ride in the South Chilcotin Mountains.  The organization is for riders of all ages and disciplines who want to enjoy non-competitive trail riding events and activities. Photo by Barry Huber, Kamloops Chapter, BCHBC. MEDIA RELEASE Back Country Horsemen Launch a Province-wide New Member Round-up Don’t let the name fool you! This organization welcomes all types of riders and horses   By Terri Perrin, BCHBC member Equestrians looking to get out and enjoy beautiful British Columbia on horseback can find like-minded folks to ride with by joining the [...]

2021-22 Membership Drive Media Release2021-10-05T16:41:54-07:00
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