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published Sep 14, 2020
Responsible equestrians should actively protect trees and other park structures when out on the trail. Equine expert Lora Goerlich gives her take on this topic.
published Feb 16, 2016
In the USA, sales and use of “fat bikes” (bicycles with 75–120 mm-wide tires) have increased dramatically in the past five years. These bikes are designed to open new terrain to cyclists, including snow-covered trails and softer ground surfaces impossible to ride with a standard mountain bike. In this paper, we discuss the extent and possible trends of fat bike use, potential impacts, conflicts and land management approaches.
published Sep 1, 2014
American Council of Snowmobile Assns. (ACSA)
Did you know that the majority of the 135,0000 miles of snowmobile trails are open for multiple use? Read about the facts and myths of multiple use winter recreation!
published Jul 1, 2016
All recreational trail use, whether motorized or nonmotorized, requires active management. Trail management should ensure adherence to private or public land use prescriptions, adequate resource protection, and that appropriate visitor experiences are provided. Trail management policies should be set at the local level to ensure they best fit local circumstances.
published Jul 8, 2009
Equine Land Conservation Resource
In June of 2009 the Equestrian Land Conservation Resource examined three models—New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New Mexico—for equine-based use and enjoyment of state game lands (commonly known as Wildlife Management Areas or WMAs) and formulated general recommendations for horsemen in other states seeking access to the same.
published Nov 7, 2019
American Trails contributor Dianne Martin shares some tips on how to safely share trails with horses.
published Jan 9, 2009
Efforts to help different activities on multi-use trails get along better and to improve safety.
posted May 26, 2018
Pam Gluck with American Trails
From Horse Trails Symposium, Clemson University, 1998.
published Dec 31, 2007
Federal transportation laws and regulations do not prohibit the use of shared use paths or trails by equestrians.
published Nov 1, 1998
American Trails Staff
The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.
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