First Colorado Horse Infected with West Nile Virus in 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2015 Contact: Veterinarians and Livestock Owners:  State Veterinarian’s Office, (303) 869-9130 Media:  Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us BROOMFIELD, Colo. – A horse in Boulder County has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first confirmed case of WNV in livestock for 2015. “Strict insect control is an […]

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Highlands Ranch Backcountry Competitive Trail Ride is This Weekend

If I wasn’t nursing my dog after surgery this ride would be on my list! Sign up for this ride by Tuesday, June 16th and check out NATRC. Highlands Ranch Backcountry Competitive Trail Ride Littleton, CO Limit 70 Riders (Type A Two Day – O/N/CP) June 20-21, 2015 Come join NATRC for the Highlands Ranch […]

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At the Dairy: Of Horses and Men Get Out and see this movie!

I just returned from the showing at the Dairy—wow—get out and see it! This movie is cinematically brilliant. The characters intertwine and the metaphorical play hilarious. Don’t miss this first film from director Benedikt Erlingsson. I was fortunate enough to catch it tonight with a talk back. Iceland you produced a winner! Ever photogenic Iceland sets […]

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Deborah Butterfield: the nature of horses at the Denver Botanic Gardens

Born on the 75th anniversary of the Kentucky Derby, renowned artist Deborah Butterfield has been captivated by horses since birth.  Art critics have praised her distinctive equine sculptures since she started making them in the mid-1970s. Butterfield transforms selected pieces of scrap iron and found wood into majestic, life-size horse sculptures that are, as art historian Wayne […]

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Wednesday May 6th: North TSA Community Workshop

If you missed the first one then please try attending on May 6th. Meet with Open Space and Mountain Parks and to let planners know how you might like to see this area developed to include horse use. Below is an aerial image of the total North TSA area. North TSA Plan Open Space and […]

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BCHA Horse Fair Rescheduled to November 15

Timing is everything.  And what we’ve gathered from our community is that the fall would be better timing for the BCHA Horse Fair.   So we are postponing the event from Spring to late Fall, when we horse-lovers can kick off the Holiday Season with pizzazz!  We’ll still be at the Longmont Fairgrounds — we’re just moving the event to Sunday, […]

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North Trail Study Area (NTSA)

Learn more about this beautiful area, provide your input and help shape the future of the NTSA as an equestrian, hiker, environmentalist or simply as a citizen of Boulder County on the North Trail Study Area. This content was reposted from an e-newsletter by: City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks Steve Armstead Environmental Planner , Open Space […]

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Trail Crew Leaders Wanted

Trail Crew Leader Do you ride, hike or run on Boulder County’s multi-use trails? Parks and Open Space is looking for volunteers to lead trail construction and maintenance projects. This opportunity allows you to meet and work with other trail users, gain leadership experience, and provide a worthwhile service to your community. Volunteers must be […]

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A New Format

It’s snowing outside so I am busy inside changing out the look of the blog. A reminder to all our members that if you have an upcoming event you would like us to post, or something to sell in the Nicker Sale Barn please send it to me by using the form on the Upcoming […]

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