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Derby Day Work Party

Saturday morning was bright sunshine and perfect for a day building and brushing trails. We had a good turnout (6) for this year’s Derby Day event. 5 crew members continued tread work on the new trail from Cat Lake Rd. Rick had been working on this project at 3 previous work parties so I put him in charge of the tread work while I … Read More Derby Day Work Party

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Great Turnout for Our April Ride

The weather was perfect, the trail well marked and interesting, delicious post ride refreshments, and 14 riders!!! It doesn’t get any better then that! Thank you all for coming and for the efforts of Pat, Maryann and Jay, Jeff, Helen and Larry . All of your efforts helped make the ride perfect! I so appreciate being part of such a great group of people! … Read More Great Turnout for Our April Ride

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Living With Cougars

On May 10th, Matt Blankenship, Wildlife Conflict Specialist for the Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW),  will give a presentation at the Buckhorn Range Chapter meeting at the Tri-Area Community Center at 7PM about living with cougars.   Matt handles most of the local investigations and follow-up.   He gave a similar presentation recently to the Cape George Homeowners Association.   Matt is very familiar with situation … Read More Living With Cougars

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Lisa Preston To Speak At April Meeting

Buckhorn Range Chapter of Backcountry Horsemen of Washington will host author Lisa Preston on April 12, 2019 at the Tri Area Center in Chimacum at their monthly meeting at 7: p.m. Do you want to end your confusion about what feed and supplements meet the particular needs of your horse?  Then come hear Lisa Preston outline the science that goes into equine nutrition and … Read More Lisa Preston To Speak At April Meeting

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March Chapter Ride Report

Is there a better way to celebrate spring than from the back of your horse? Buckhorn’s March chapter ride at Gibbs Lake enticed ten riders into the woods. Birds’ song and gently filtered sunlight welcomed us onto marked trails. We rode a double loop and never crashed into ourselves coming and going. Before starting the second loop Jay and Maryann met us with sandwiches, … Read More March Chapter Ride Report

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Endurance Ride Speaker

Author Aarene Storms gave an excellent presentation this evening at our March Chapter meeting.

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Buckhorn Range is 18 y.o.!

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Diamond Point Loop Trail 3/2/2019

It was a cold sunny morning as we met at Cat Lake Rd. on Saturday. In attendance were myself, Rod Farlee of Peninsula Chapter with the Peninsula tool trailer, Juelie Dalzell of Peninsula and Buckhorn Range chapters, Sally Dean, Helen Shewman and Gail Rase of Buckhorn Range chapter. Originally planned as a work party on the new Cat Lake Trail being roughed out with … Read More Diamond Point Loop Trail 3/2/2019

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Endurance 101 Author to speak at March Chapter meeting

Buckhorn Range Chapter of Backcountry Horsemen of Washington will enthusiastically welcome author Aarene Storms, creator of Endurance 101 a Gentle Guide to the Sport of Long Distance Riding.  Ms. Storms’s presentation happens on March 8, 2019 at the Tri-Area Center in Chimacum at 7:00 p.m. As spring approaches all local equestrians can benefit from Ms. Storms’s 20 year experience as an endurance rider.  She … Read More Endurance 101 Author to speak at March Chapter meeting

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Work Continues on the Silent Alder Trail Reroute (Gibbs Lake)

The February work party was held on a cold & snowy Super Bowl Sunday, where work was planned to finish the reroute around the very steep hill approaching the bridge we built last fall. Because of the weather, there was no one besides the intrepid (foolish?) Work Projects Coordinator in attendance. As I approached the bridge I noticed there had been a horse & … Read More Work Continues on the Silent Alder Trail Reroute (Gibbs Lake)

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2019 Chapter Trail Rides

January 19 – Horse Park parking and trails to Arabian Lane. (Theresa and Juelie) February – No ride – winter break March 23 / rain date March 24 – Gibbs Lake April 20 / rain date April 21 – Green Mountain/Gold Creek trailhead May 25 – Miller Peninsula – joint ride with Peninsula Chapter June 15 – Dan Kelly ride – Adventure trail – … Read More 2019 Chapter Trail Rides