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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Colorado Horse Rescue 2017 Mane Event

Heroes For Horses Spend a fun-filled evening with friends, family, CHR staff and volunteers. Join us for a champagne welcome, silent and live auctions, three course gourmet dinner, our new video presentation and the chance to mingle with beautiful CHR horses! CHR is dedicated to providing relief, shelter, care, rehabilitation and adoption services for abused, […]

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American Trails on Horses — a long heritage

Resources and Library: Horses and Equestrian Trails Hosted by AmericanTrails.org Since the earliest days of public lands, backcountry managers have used horses and mules for haulilng equipment and supplies, and moving heavy objects. Featured in the Fall 2016 issue of American Trails Magazine Horsepower: where it all started By Guy Zoellner, Spotted Bear Ranger District, […]

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10 Insect Repelling Plants for Around the Barn

By Sara Stewart Martinelli Did you know that you can plant any number of things around and near your barn to reduce and repel flies, mosquitos, and other insects?   Here’s a list of some easy to grow plants that thrive in Colorado that are wonderful allies for keeping the population of these pests down. Catnip […]

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EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2017 Contacts: Christi Lightcap, (303) 869-9005, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us Dr. Keith Roehr, (303) 869-9130, Keith.Roehr@state.co.us EIA-Positive Horse Identified In Colorado BROOMFIELD, Colo. -On May 4, 2017, the Colorado Department of Agriculture, State Veterinarian’s Office, was notified by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) that a Weld County horse tested […]

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Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan Open House

Thursday April 6, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Headquarters 5201 St Vrain Rd Longmont Have you ever sighted an elk as you ride the trails at Rabbit Mountain?  Have you noticed an increase in the number of elk up there over the past decade? BCPOS has done some elk telemetry studies that indicate […]

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Spring Checkup by Martin Black

This time of year, when a person starts riding a horse that has been laid off for the winter—or at any other time—and may have prospered, it might be a good idea to check the horse mentally to see if horse and rider are on the same wavelength. It’s easy for the rider to get […]

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Trail Obstacle Clinic with Jody Marken

Sunday June 11, 2017 9am – 12pm at Two Spruce Farm 3714 West County Rd 2,  Berthoud 80512 Limit 8 riders per clinic.  All breeds and disciplines welcome! Preregistration is required. Cost:  $75 member  |  $95 non-member Build trust and confidence in your horse, and your horse in you! Expose your horse to challenges in […]

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2017 Annual Meeting & Social Soiree

Boulder County Horse Association invites you to the 2017 Annual Meeting and Social Soiree at the Chautauqua Dining Hall Tuesday February 21, 2017,  6pm with Special Guest Speaker: Frances Carbonnel 3 Time World Champion in Western Dressage Mingle with fellow members of the Horse Community in the historic Chautauqua Dining Hall as we review the […]

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