The primary fundraiser for the La Plata County Mounted Patrol is a Bar D Wrangler night on Thursday, May 23. Bob Volger will be purchasing a block of tickets, so send your check ($25 per person made out to the La Plata County Mounted Patrol) to Bob at 503 C.R. 331, Ignacio 81137. Let him know you're coming as soon as possible: 883-4004 or email@example.com. Let's thank them for all their help at our Tack Sale.
Saturday, June 1, the annual trail clearing for our adopted section of Lower Elbert Creek Trail.
Directions: take US 550 North from Durango about 20 miles to the Needles Country Store on the left. Horse trailer parking at the Needles Country Store is limited so park to the left of where you turn in.
Bring work gloves, lunch and drinking water. Tools will be provided and stock water is available along the trail. This is a short trail section and is an easy ride or hike. We will do any necessary clearing and drainage improvements. We will plan on stopping at the line cabin about 1.5 miles up the trail where we will cut back willow brush and have lunch. Please be ready to ride or hike at 10 a.m. For more information, call Art Berg at 799-4451 or Pat Berg at 247-1460.
Brenda Schultz, USFS Special Agent, and Pam Wilson, Program Coordinator, Firewise Southwest Colorado will collaborate to present fire investigation stories, the success story of the Elk Stream Ranch subdivision and the Weber Fire.
Thursday, June 13, 7:00 p.m. Bayfield, Senior Center
Future meetings: July, Equine Color Genetics. To view all meeting topics, details and dates, click here.
On Sunday, June 9, there is a Meet and Greet Social ride at Rapp Corral scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm. Bring your horse for a great opportunity to network for future riding partners and sharing trail information. There are plenty of trails to choose from. Parking is along Haviland Lake/Chris Park road. Bring lunch and your own horse.
There will be water for your horses and some hitching rails . . . or leave horses tied to your trailer. Some beverages will be provided by the chapter. There will be no horses available for rent. There is a port-a-john and water available. RSVP to Lisa Cribbs at 563-4185 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This ride will be a go unless severe thunderstorms occur. There is a covered pavillion to gather under.
4CBCH Packing Clinics--Learn, then enjoy the high country this summer!
For all the details and to reserve your space, click here.
Farmer Cabin Reconstruction Sign Up
Summer is coming and reconstruction work on the Farmer Cabin will begin in June. Applications have been completed to participate in the restoration for the weeks of
June 17-21 and 24-28. Details, click here
The Wild Horse Count planned for May 18th weekend is being postponed until late in September. The weather will be warm and there may be foals on the ground by then. A firm date will announced in the near future. Call Frank or Pat Amthor for information 382-0980.