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posted May 26, 2018

The Equestrian and Other Trail Users: the Issues

by Pam Gluck with American Trails

From Horse Trails Symposium, Clemson University, 1998.


posted May 22, 2018

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.


posted May 16, 2018

Land Ethics for Equestrian Trail Users

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


posted May 16, 2018

"Defensive Horse Safety" Training Course

by American Trails Staff

A presentation on remaining safe while performing such tasks as catching, leading, tying, grooming, bridling, and saddling stock.


posted May 16, 2018

Environmental Aspects of Horses on Trails

by American Trails Staff

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


posted May 16, 2018

Horses in Ecological Reserves

by American Trails Staff

The perception of horse impacts in ecological reserves.


posted May 1, 2018

Breaking Down the Silos, Part One

by Mike Passo with American Trails

I have had two great epiphanies in my life, and both of them were thanks to trails. The first epiphany came as a result of a mountain biking accident I had in June of 1991.


posted Apr 18, 2018

10 Tips for Counting Visitors on Trails

by Yves Zsutty with City of San Jose - Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services

If you aren’t counting and surveying trail users, you may be missing an opportunity to better fund your program and help the community understand the value of your trail system or interconnected network of trails.


posted Apr 18, 2018

An Equestrian Guide to Trail Etiquette

by Loomis Basin Horsemen’s Association

Following is basic “Share the trail Etiquette” that can improve the trail experience for all users.


posted Apr 3, 2018

San Jose Trail Count Shows Trail Use Continues to Rise

The San Jose trail count provides data to support further development of the integrated trail network.


posted Apr 3, 2018

Sand Creek Greenway: Trail User Survey Report

A survey on the urban trail through Denver, Commerce City, and Aurora, Colorado, indicated a lot of satisfaction among greenway users as well as suggestions for improvement.


posted Apr 3, 2018

Capital Crescent Trail-Georgetown Branch Trail Survey Report

This survey was conducted to obtain information on the amount and type of use of this popular trail.