As mentioned in the summary of the Ponderosa Back Country Horsemen mission one means of keeping trails open is to advocate for equestrians. Contacting congressmen and state legislatures is part of this advocacy as they make policies that affect where and how we can ride.
Click here to read more about this important part of supporting BCHW.
Land Manager Contacts
There is a saying that if you want to be heard, listened to and respected then you better be at the table when the discussions start, don’t be a Johnny Come Lately with complaints.
Land managers need to, and generally want to, hear from the stakeholders using the land. They also want to know who can speak for different interest groups with authority and accuracy. If they have a problem with a user group, or just want help, they want to know who they can go to for help and advice.
Click here to learn more about land managers and how you can help meet their needs and that of the equestrian!