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published Dec 2007

Understanding Equestrian Use of Highways and Bicycle/Pedestrian Facilities

Federal transportation laws and regulations do not prohibit the use of shared use paths or trails by equestrians.


published May 2018

FAQ: Do you have any advice for developing a community nature trail?

by American Trails Staff

An ideal nature trail blends the beauty of the landscape with interpretive signage to offer an inspirational and educational resource to a community.


published Jul 2008

The Forest Service and Horses: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by American Trails Staff

A historical presentation by the USFS at the Southeast Equestrian Trail Conference in 2008.


published May 2004

Environmental Aspects of Horses on Trails

by American Trails Staff

Does equestrian use have an impact on stream and lake water quality?


published Nov 1998

Horses in Ecological Reserves

by American Trails Staff

The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.


published May 2018

Land Ethics for Equestrian Trail Users

Increasing numbers of equestrians on public lands require more awareness of impacts.


published Apr 2006

Backcountry Horsemen "Leave No Trace" Trainer Programs

by American Trails Staff

BCHA teaches Leave No Trace principles to stock users.


published Sep 2007

Recreational Horse Trails in Rural and Wildland Areas: Design, Construction, and Maintenance

American Trails Magazine editor, Stuart Macdonald, reviews Dr. Wood's equestrian trail book.


published Sep 2008

Trail Horse Users: A Perspective on Progress

Equestrian trail users are awakening to the fact that we are recreating largely on public lands owned by more than 300 million citizens.


published Oct 1997

River Walk to Creekfront: Community Perseverance Pays Off

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc.

Downtown San Antonio's River Walk draws over nine million visitors per year.