Welcome to Back Country Horsemen of Central Arizona

The BCHCAZ is a  not-for-profit (501c3) organization dedicated to: keeping trails open for all users; educating horse users in Leave-No-Trace practices; and providing volunteer service to resource agencies.  More…..


Given all the current happenings in our world today, this is going to be an interesting year for our schedule. We are monitoring the situation daily and will make informed decisions on our schedule based on CDC recommendations. Members will get notified via email, and this page.

Please be safe out there, and watch out for each other!

– Craig Ferdig

  • 2021 Ongoing or Annual Projects Include:
    • Annual Meeting/Holiday Lunch- February 21 Virtual
    • Monthly Board Meetings – First Monday of each month. ALL WELCOME! – June 1 – will be a Conference Call –
      • Call In: (978) 990-5239  ID: 351324
    • Quarterly Meeting – TBD
    • Groom Creek Cleanup – Limited Cleanup – Contact Spike Hicks: spikehicks@cableone.net  (928) 778-1833 for Details
    • Jack Emory Horsemanship Clinic – TBD
    • Little Thumb Butte Bed & Breakfast Ride – Cancelled
    • Quarterly Social/Meeting – TBD
    • July 4th Rodeo Bar tending – July 1 – Cancelled
    • Frontier Days Parade – Cancelled
    • Prescott Trails Meeting TBD
    • Cowboy Poets Breakfast – Cancelled
    • Jack Emory Horsemanship Clinic – TBD
    • Bumble Bee Ride and Fundraiser – November 6-8
    • Holiday Dinner – TBD – Postponed   View Reservations Form here
    • Self Defense on Horseback – December 5 – American Ranch Arena

PRINT THE EVENTS by clicking here to download a .doc file!

CONTACT US: (ask us about our Junior Membership)

Back Country Horsemen of Central Arizona
PO Box 4486
Chino Valley, AZ 86323