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2018 Annual Meeting and Social Soiree

Please Join us at the Altona Grange Hall 9386 N 39th Street, Longmont, Colorado, 80503 Thursday February 8, 2018,  6pm   for our Annual Meeting and a Special Presentation about WORKING EQUITATION by Allison Mazurkiewicz, Chris Stanko, and Leslie Martien of High Country Working Equitation Trainers, Clinicians, and Working Equitation Judges   What’s Working Equitation?  WE […]

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Paint Your Pony Was A Big Success!

By Suzanne Webel On a beautiful fall afternoon, seventeen aspiring equine artists and their guests assembled with a mixture of eagerness and trepidation in Barn A at the Boulder County Fairgrounds to capture their ponies on canvas. Participants had submitted a favorite photo of their subjects ahead of time, which our “artists on deck” Stacie […]

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Seeking Nominations for the Annual Achievement Award

Every year, BCHA awards an Annual Achievement Award to an individual or organization who have a profound positive impact on the Boulder County Horse community.  These people or organizations go above and beyond to further the interests of both horses and equestrians. Do you know someone or an organization who you feel deserves such an […]

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Paint Your Pony Event – SOLD OUT

Horse Lovers!  Unleash your inner artist and join us for a fun and creative Paint ‘n Sip afternoon! Sunday, November 12, 2017    2 – 4 pm    Barn A:  Boulder County Fairgrounds *Submit a photo of your own horse in advance *Sip coffee, tea, or cider and paint your pre-prepared canvas No Experience necessary! *Enjoy a […]

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BCHA Annual Fun Show

2017 Fun Show – Register Now! Join us for the 2017 Fun Show! The annual Boulder County Horse Association Fun Show is a unique equestrian event that brings together people from all across the Equestrian community for a day of fun games, races, and relaxed equestrian classes. Unlike other horse shows, the goal of the Fun […]

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Happy Trails – Hermit Park / Moose Meadow Trail / Homestead Meadows

By Suzanne Webel Thank you, Larimer County, for Hermit Park!!! Goodbye, Lion Gulch, and good riddance. I have spent many hours over the past thirty years trying to find a better access to one of my favorite haunts: Homestead Meadows. And for 30 years I have been frustrated by the steep, rocky Lion Gulch Trail, […]

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National Public Lands Day

Greetings, Equestrians!                                                                    What: It’s National Public Lands Day!  This is YOUR INVITATION to participate with BCHA and Boulder County Parks & Open […]

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Happy Trails – Lagerman Agricultural Preserve

By Suzanne Webel It’s taken more than 25 years for Boulder County and the City of Boulder to cobble together a complex assemblage of nine properties comprising more than 2100 acres, now known as the Lagerman Agricultural Preserve – but it’s done. And the new trail system, comprising the existing 1.6 miles at Lagerman Reservoir […]

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Happy Trails – Rabbit Mountain Open Space

By Suzanne Webel Prologue, written in October 2017. Recently I’ve spent a lot of time (again) learning about elk, this time in the context of Rabbit Mountain. In the past few years a growing herd of elk has decided that Rabbit Mountain is a great place to hang out. In spite of Boulder County Parks […]

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