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Other Resources

Emergency Resources

Grant County Search and Rescue - a number of Gila BCH members participate in Grant County Search and Rescue.  

GBCH Emergency Evacuation Document - Equine Evacuation

Horse Care

Horse Care and Welfare - from the New Mexico Horse Council

Horse Rescue in Silver City

Horse History

History of Horses in North America - Interesting history of horses.

Other Back Country Horsemen Links

Back Country Horsemen of America

Back Country Horsemen of New Mexico - link to general state BCH website which also list other New Mexico Chapters

Trail Maintenance Resources  

Forest Service Trail Construction and Maintenance Handbook - Forest service trail standards and trail building resource

Forest Service Chainsaw and Crosscut Saw Training Course, Student's Guidebook - great resource even if you dont watn to be certified in either

Saws That Sing: A Guide To Using Crosscut Saws - Crosscut manual covering many aspects: from sharpening to axe use to scene size up

Local Outdoor Information

Black Range Information - This great resource includes information about trails, routes, flora, fauna and history of the Black Range.  Warning: you could spend all day reading all this amazing information

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