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19th National Trails Symposium in Little Rock, Arkansas, November 15-18, 2008

LEAVE NO TRACE EQUESTRIAN TRAIL RIDE

Trail ride to discuss equestrian responsibility for impacts and how to minimize them.

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An equestrian trail ride will be part of this mobile workshop


Date: Saturday, November 15
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $55 (includes lunch)

Enjoy the beauty of an Arkansas autumn day. See the magnificent Ouachita Mountain range and surrounding areas in the company of our equine friends. Learn about the principles of Leave No Trace Stock Usage and how to apply them in both frontcountry and backcountry settings.

This workshop will discuss equestrian responsibility for impact and how it can be minimized. The trail ride will be hosted by the Diamond TR Ranch at their location in western Pulaski County (www.diamondtr.com/). Participants will be treated to a home-cooked gourmet Dutch oven lunch.

Leader: Jacque Alexander, President, Buffalo River Backcountry Horsemen

Workshop Leader Bio:
This workshop will be led by Jacque Alexander, an avid equestrian trail rider who is active in trail maintenance projects along the Buffalo National River. She is the current President of Buffalo River Backcountry Horsemen; Master Leave No Trace Educator for Stock Use; former chairperson of Arkansas Trails Council; member of numerous horse and trail clubs including Trailblazers, Arkansas Trail Riders, and Cowgirl Up. Owner of five horses (including two BLM Mustangs) and three BLM burros, eight dogs, five cats, and 14 chickens, Jacque works as the Defense Services Administrator for the Arkansas Public Defender Commission to support her "habits."

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