BCHA Board Thanks Peggy Gurnett for Her Service

by Laura Edwards Peggy Gurnett volunteered to join the BCHA Board of Directors early in 2016, after attending several meetings as a member. Having returned to Boulder county after some years away, she wanted to do what she could to meet new horse people, serve the community, and develop her business, Peggy Gurnett Horsemanship, in […]

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Traveling with Horses

by Peggy Gurnett I’ve traveled extensively with horses over the last 20 years, in all sorts of trailers and on airplanes ferrying horses to the United Kingdom. Along the way I’ve picked up some ideas to help make things safe and anxiety-free. When I first got into horses I had to haul two horses, by […]

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A Successful First Aid Clinic

The Boulder County Horse Association Youth Club held a successful Equine First Aid clinic in Lafayette this past weekend.  The clinic was led by local veterinarian Dr. Christy Downey, and covered a number of topics related to caring for your horse.   The weather was beautiful, and the clinic was well attended by members of the […]

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Need Barn Cats?

Need Barn Cats? Boulder County Horse Association is teaming up with Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats to bring you barn cats in this lifesaving mission. Most of you know of the benefits of having barn cats to keep the rodent population in check, and you have probably seen the special relationships cats have with […]

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BCHA Youth Club Volunteers at CHR

The new BCHA Youth Club spend an afternoon volunteering at the Colorado Horse Rescue for their first community service project.  Six member of the club spend some time washing horse blankets, which turned out to be the perfect chore for a 90 degree day! One of the primary points of the BCHAY club’s mission is to […]

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Book Review: Safe at Last: True Stories of Horse Rescues

This colorful children’s book written by Elaine Pease, with stunning photographs by Roxanne Capaul, tells stories about some of the horses that have been rescued by the Colorado Horse Rescue (CHR) in Longmont, Colorado. The book tells six rescue stories and shares them in a meaningful, accessible way, giving children an opportunity to awaken their empathy and learn how people can make a difference in the lives of animals who cannot speak for themselves.

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Join us to review input on “Future Possibilities” for Boulder County Fairgrounds

Boulder County Fairgrounds Feasibility Meeting Reminder What:     Boulder County Fairgrounds “Future Possibilities” Feedback Overview When:    Thursday, June 30, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Where:   Boulder County Fairgrounds, Barn A, 9561-9589 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO On June 1, Boulder County Building Services and Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff held an open house […]

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Good News from Open Boulder regarding the North Trail Study Area

We did it! On Tuesday night the Boulder City Council voted 7-2 to approve the North Trail Study Area plan, including the incredible North Sky Trail. All the petitions, letters, meetings, hearings and discussions over the past year paid off. It will be several years before trail construction begins, but the city council vote was […]

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