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2022 BCHW Events

BCHW Board of Directors (BOD) Meetings:

April 2, 2022   - Special BCHW BOD meeting - Zoom at 6:30

June 18, 2022 - 2nd QTR BCHW BOD meeting    - Kittitas Valley Event Center - Ellensburg 

September 17, 2022 - 3rd QTR BCHW BOD meeting    - Kittitas Valley Event Center - Ellensburg  

  

 

 For info on the wine ride Click Here 2022 Wine Ride October 29th

 

 

2023 State Events

 

2023 Rendezvous March 17th - 19th 

Click here for Vendor Letter

Click here for Vendor Registration for booths

Click Here for the online Vendor/Exhibitor registration Form

 


2022 Regional Work Parties:

 

LeBar Horse Camp & Lower S. Fork Skokomish River Trail Friday, May 20th - Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Pre-Registration Required no later than April 30th

Winter storm damage is extensive – there is a lot of work to do! We need
volunteers for camp and trail work.

Tasks include brushing/swamping (a lot of swamping!)

Blowdown removal (sawyers needed!)

As well as cleanup of campsites. We will also be removing the rotten roof on the vault toilet and (hopefully) installing the new roof.

Something for everyone! Bring gloves, appropriate attire.

Tools, PPE’s provided (Sawyers need to bring their own
saw/PPE)

You can find more information and how to register by clicking here

 

 

Kalama Regional Work Party June 22-27th    Click here for printable Flyer

Mt. St. Helen's chapter of BCHW is hosting a regional work party at Kalama Horse camp in SW Washington near Cougar WA.

Camp sites are available June 22-27th and the work party will be from the 23-26th.

You can find more information and how to register Registration has been closed

 

Nannie Ridge Trail #98 Reroute Regional Work Party July 21st - 25th   

                                                 POSTPONED!!!!!

Click here for printable Flyer

Lewis Co. Chapter of BCHW is hosting a collaborative work party at Walupt Lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

FOCUS WILL BE - NANNIE RIDGE TRAIL #98 REROUTE (tread work brushing and more)

Camping at horse camp and volunteers may choose to camp at worksite

You can find more information and how to register by clicking on this link.

 

Soda Springs/Jug Lake Regional Work Party August 10th - 14th    Click here for printable Flyer

Lewis Co. Chapter of BCHW is hosting a collaborative work party with The Cowlitz Valley District of the USFS.  We will be working on

some much needed trail tread and logout.

Camping will be dispersed at trailhead and wilderness setting at worksites

You can find more information and how to register by clicking on this link

 


BCHW 2022 Chapter Rides and Other Chapter Events

January 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

February 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

March 2022:

 

March 12, 2022, Purple Sage Riders Hover Park Clean up

Click here for more info and printable flyer

 

Mar. 30th, 2022, Juniper Dunes Fun Ride, Purple Sage Riders

Juniper Dunes Recreation Area is North of Pasco

Contact: Gary Westergard 509-572-7452

Directions: 

“From the shell gas station - Kahlotus Corners – off I-182, head out the Kahlotus-Pasco highway north approximately 7 miles.  Turn left onto Juniper Dunes Road.  Continue along Juniper Dunes Road for about 4 miles until the pavement ends at the top of the hill.  We will be parked over the dirt/sand hump slightly to the left in front of you.  There will be signs for parking. 

In the saddle at 11am.  Ride will be 6 to 7 miles and about 2-1/2 to 3 hours.

No porta-potties available.”

 

Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

April 2022:

 

April 23, 2022, Saw Certification Class @ Jim Sharbono's 

Location Address:  7809 288th St E, Graham WA 98338

Instructor:  Tom Faubion

Click here to Register online 

Click here for a printable Flyer

 

 

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE TBD   April 23, 2022, "Packing Workshop with the Haefligers"

So, you want to give horse or mule packing a go! Here is a great chance to visit and discuss this idea with folks that have done their share of exactly that.

We are willing to help you get started.  Click here for a flyer

 

April 29 - May 1   Methow Valley Spring Ride & Auction,

Put on by the Methow Valley Chapter.  For a printable flyer and paper registration click here

To register online, click here

 

April 30 - May 1st, Front Country Trailhead Camping Seminar,

 Put on by the Ponderosa Chapter.  For a printable flyer click here  

           For more info and registration form, click here

 

 May 2022:

 

May 1, 2022, Richland Horse Park Work Party by Purple Sage Riders

Hosts: Bill and Mary Bennett 479-886-3950

Purple Sage Riders have collaborated with the City of Richland in the past two years to both clean up and maintain a block of land within the western city limits for the past two years to make available to riders that used to use the land.  This includes monies donated by the city to assist in new parking areas, cleared trails, installed temporary horse corrals and add obstacle courses.  Our chapter will continue to maintain the plant life and clean up as necessary for the future.

 

May 7, 2022, Skagit BCHW Tack Sale  

Location:  Sedro- Wooley Rodeo Club House, 24538 Polte Road, Sedro-Wooley, WA

When: Saturday May 7th  10:00am - 3:00pm

Many items available, English, Western, saddles, bridles, blankets, clothing, boots and stable supplies!

Proceeds go towards improving the trails at the Les Hilde Trailhead/Harry Osborne State Forest.

Click here for a printable flyer


May 7th, 
2022, Rattlesnake Ridge Riders "Surprise Ride"

Location: Horn Rapids County Park 11580 Washington 225, Benton City

For a printable flyer Click Here

To register online Click Here

 

 

May 14th, 2022, Whatcom Chapter Annual Auction 

At the Deming Logging Place, 3295 Cedarville Rd. Bellingham, WA.  

Silent from 5:30pm to 7:00pm and Live starts at 7:15pm.
We will have new items, gently used items, horse items and non-horse items, something for everybody!


Contact Melinda Smull for more information at 360-595-2137

Click here for a printable flyer and more information


 

May 15, 2022, Ponderosa Chapter Poker Ride

Raffle 11am - 1pm

Riders out:  9am - 11am Ride length approx. 2 1/2 hours

Family Event, Kids 17 & under FREE!

Online registration has ended but you can still register to ride at the event!!

Register at event $30 per Rider 18+

Equestrian camping available 20 sites reservations at Washington State Parks Reservations

                      or call 888-226-7688 and select Riverside Park Equestrian Area

Lunch available for $7.00

 

For Printable Flyer, Click Here

 

May 21st, 2022, Burnt Ridge Fun Ride Put on by the Lewis Co Chapter

Rain or shine, Prizes and Fun Cost: 18 and older $10 (includes donation and prize drawing)

Extra prize tickets are $5 Prizes Winners posted after noon!

Lunch available onsite

Under 18 are free

For more info click here for printable flyer

Online Registration has ended but you can still register at the event!

 

 

 

June 2022: 

 

June 4, 2022, National Trails Day Events

Pierce Co Chapter Click here for more info and printable Flyer Work Party Safety meeting at 8:00am on June 4th Please be on time for this!!

 

June 24 - 26, 2022, Northeast Chapter 6th Annual Vicki Gish Memorial Ride

Three fun days of camping, riding and camaraderie.  Come one or all three days.  This is to honor Vicki Gish and how instrumental she was in developing the trails in the Calispel Basin.  Trails will be marked so you can go on your own or go with a group.  Potluck on Saturday night which always proves to be amazing.  Camping is free, stock water available and there will be porta-potties.  If you have questions, please call Marian Carson at (509) 999-1547 or email her BEFORE that week as she'll be up there marking trails for all to enjoy.  It's a GREAT time!!  Click here for a printable Flyer

 

June 25, 2022, Grays Harbor Chapter Fund Ride 

$25 registration fee includes 1 ticket for ride with lunch and 1 prize ticket Tickets will be drawn at 11:15 and attached to prizes

This ride will be at the Schafer Grade. This is Green Diamond Resources land, no permits required

For a printable flyer Click here 

 


 

July 2022:


July 16-17, 2022, Pierce Co BCHW Annual Prize Ride:

Location: Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp, Elbe State Forest

Click here for printable flyer and more info.

Contact: Bob - robett57@outlook.com

 

July 16, 2022 Mt ST Helens Fun Ride

Location: Kalama Horse Camp

Come ride with us and win prizes. Purchase raffle tickets when you register, go out for a ride

on flagged trails, enjoy a free pancake breakfast and join an end of day potluck.  Drawing for

Raffle prizes at 3:00pm

Click here for a printable Flyer

 

July 16, 2022 Skagit BCHW Chapter Prize Ride

Join us at the Les Hilde Trailhead, Harry Osborne State Forest for a flagged ride with games of skill and prizes.  We are also hosting our chapter campout during the weekend.  High line poles are available, with water accessible at a stream below the trailhead.  We look forward to seeing you!!

 

July 15 - 17, 2022,  Western Dream Ride

Click here for more info

 

August 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

September 2022:

 

September 10th, 2022, 32nd Annual Tahoma Chapter Prize Ride

For more info, Registration, trail maps and directions Click Here

 

September 10th, 2022, First Annual Olympic Spirit Prize Ride Hosted by the Peninsula Chapter

Ride on a scenic 3 hour loop for no more than 100 riders.  $300 Visa Gift Card prize.

Camping is available on a limited basis, registered first served. Camp Friday night for $20 which includes 2 corrals; Camp Saturday night for $30 which includes 2 corrals and dinner for 2.  Extra corrals if available are $5.00

Proceeds to benefit Trail work and education.  

 

For more info, Registration and Flyer, Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

October 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

November 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

December 2022:

 

Currently no events. Check with your local BCHW Chapter or visit other BCHW Chapters sites.

 

 


BCHW STATE EVENTS

January 2022

January 22nd, 2022, Leadership Training in Person   Click here for or more info

January 29th, 2022, Leadership Training Virtual by Zoom   Click here for or more info.

 

February 2022

Currently no events.

 

March 2022

March 3 - 6. 2022, Washington State Horse Expo

Our BCHW/LNT booth is an educational type of booth. We set up a camp with two tents and a stall for a horse/mule to be there. We do packing demos all day on a steel mule. This year we will also do a live animal packing demo in an arena for the attendees. There are many vendors from arts and crafts, feed manufactures, tack and much more. There are food vendors and a beer garden. There are competitions and training classes from known trainers. Go to www.washingtonstatehorseexpo.com for more information.

 

March 18-20, 2022, BCHW Rendezvous located at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg, WA.  For more details, click here.

Camping and the Catered Dinner Online Reservations Click Here.

Vendors, please contact Teri Starke

 

April 2022

Basic Leave No Trace Class April 2 - 3, 2022

Location: Cowlitz Valley Ranger Station, Randle, WA

Pre-Registration Required for $75

Click here to register

Click here for printable flyer

 

May 2022

 

May 29 - June 1, 2022, Black Pine Jack Creek Work Party

Click here for more info

To register click here

 

June 2022

Currently no events


BCHW STATE EVENTS continued

July 2022

 

July 3 - 9, 2022, Black Pine Cradle Lake Work Party

Click here for more info

Click here to register

 

August 2022

Currently no events.

 

September 2022

Currently no events 

 

October 2022

 

21st Annual Wine Ride, October 29th (Saturday), Click here for more info

 

November 2022

Currently no events.

 

December 2022

Currently no events


Future BCHW Dates

 

2022 Wine Ride - 10/29

 

2022 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 2nd Quarter - 6/18
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/17
  • 4th Quarter - 12/3

2023 Leadership - 1/28-29

2023 Rendezvous - 3/17-19

2023 Wine Ride - 10/28

 

2023 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 2nd Quarter - 6/17
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/16
  • 4th Quarter - 12/2

2024 Leadership - 1/20-21

2024 Rendezvous - 3/15-17

2024 Wine Ride - 10/26

 

2024 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 2nd Quarter - 6/15
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/11
  • 4th Quarter - 12/7

2025 Leadership - 1/18-19

2025 Rendezvous - 3/14-16

2025 Wine Ride - 10/25

 

2025 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 2nd Quarter - 6/21
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/20
  • 4th Quarter - 12/6

2026 Leadership - 1/17-18

2026 Rendezvous - 3/21-23

2026 Wine Ride - 10/31

 

2026 BCHW Board of Directors Meetings:

  • 2nd Quarter - 6/20
  • 3rd Quarter - 9/16
  • 4th Quarter - 12/5

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