Maps/Directions to Favorite Rides

Back Country Horsemen of America
Back Country Horsemen Handbook

Idaho Back Country Horsemen Sites:
Back Country Horsemen of Idaho
Priest River Valley Back Country Horsemen
Selkirk Valley Back Country Horsemen
Squaw Butte Back Country Horsemen
Treasure Valley Back Country Horsemen
Twin Rivers Back Country Horsemen
Heartland Back Country Horsemen

Other Back Country Horsemen Sites:
Back Country Horsemen of Montana

Back Country Horsemen of Washington
Back Country Horsemen of Washington - Northeast Chapter

Back Country Horsemen of Washington - Inland Empire Chapter
Back Country Horsemen of Oregon
Back Country Horsemen of Utah
Wyoming Back Country Horsemen of America
Back Country Horsemen of Nevada - High Sierra Chapter - Reno

Back Country Horsemen of California

Backcountry Horsemen's Worldwide CHATterBox - The world's only online place for Backcountry Horsemen from everywhere to share mutual concerns, advice and general comments.

The Tennessee Mule Artist - Bonnie Sheilds [Member of Priest River BCH]
Janene Grende's Works of Art [Member of North Idaho BCH]

National Forests:
Idaho Panhandle National Forests Visitor Center - The Idaho Panhandle National Forests comprise about 2.5 million acres of public lands which lie within "the panhandle" of northern Idaho and extend into eastern Washington and western Montana.
Flathead National Forest Wilderness Areas - Bob Marshall, Great Bear, and Scapegoat Wilderness Complex.
Kootenai National Forest - Located in the Northwest corner of Montana and the Northeast corner of Idaho on the Canadian border.
Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest - Part of Idaho's Big Wild. Covers 1.8 million acres from the jagged peaks of the Bitterroot Mountains in the east to the river canyons and the rolling hills of the Palouse Prairie in the west.

Event Sites:
Pendleton Roundup
Bishop Mule Days Celebration - There is no way to actually describe Mule Days. It is part mule show, part test of skills, and part Wild West show.
Calgary Stampede - "
The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth"
North Idaho State Fair
(NFR) Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Organizations:
American Horse Council - Their mission is to promote and protect the equine industry by representing its interests in Congress and in federal regulatory agencies on national issues of importance.
Equestrian Land Conservation Resource - Advancing the conservation of land for horse-related activity.
BlueRibbon Coalition
- A national non-profit organization dedicated to preserving responsible recreational access to public lands.
Leave No Trace - Center for Outdoor Ethics
Idaho Weed Awareness
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association
Idaho Outfitters & Guide Association

Info and How-To's:h
Equine First Aid in the Back Country - Worth printing and keeping in a saddle bag.
Cowboy Showcase Links - Interesting Western-related sites
HorseAdvice.com - "Where equine science and horse sense intersect."
Knots by Netknots -Essential rope knots are clearly illustrated and described.
Ropers Knots Page
- A great sample of important knots.

Byron's Dutch Oven Recipes - A Dutch oven cooking resource page full of tips,recipes, and links to other Dutch oven cooking sites.
Cowboy Chuckwagon
- Full of information and recipes
.

Miscellaneous:
Wild Horse and Burro Management

Spirit Horse Enterprises -Emmett, Idaho - Clothing & Ranch Wear, Tack, Packing Products, Feeders, Water Caddies, Roping Products, Water Tanks, Barn & Trailer Accessories
Long Riders Gear - For trail horse and rider
Trainers:
Ray Hunt
John Lyons

Magazines:
Trail Blazer - Excellent articles on horse care, equipment reviews, tack fitting, hoof care, first aid, survival, training, beautiful places to ride, more.
Horse Previews Magazine - All breed horse publication distributed monthly in Idaho, Washington, Montana, Oregon and British Columbia.
Western Mule Magazine

 

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