ELCR and My Horse University Host Webcast on Private Trail Systems

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Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR) is pleased to announce that ELCR and My Horse University, in partnership with eXtension Horses, will be hosting a webcast on creating and maintaining a private trail system. The webcast, featuring ELCR Board of Directors member Dot Moyer, will explore what is needed to create, maintain and sustain a successful private trail system. The webcast will be held on November 29 at 7:00 PM EST. To register visit http://myhorseuniversity.com/resources/webcasts/trail_partnerships.

Based in the Tryon, N.C., area, with a lifelong interest in horses, agriculture and nature Ms. Moyer has represented and served on the boards of many community-based nonprofits during her career. Now retired, she focuses her efforts on preserving land and equestrian access. She has served on the Board of the Foothills Equestrian Trails Association, and focuses on its easement program to protect the trails of this highly successful local trail system.

“As private land changes hands and concerns over liability issues increase, horsemen and women often find the access to the private land they once enjoyed for equine activity is increasingly threatened,” said Holley Groshek, ELCR Executive Director. “For that reason, access to private land for equine activity is one of the six core areas of our mission at ELCR.” A vast array of information on equine access to private land is available on the ELCR website. To learn more visit https://elcr.org/conservation-resources/trails-access-and-other-issues/.

About the Equine Land Conservation Resource (ELCR): ELCR builds awareness of the loss of lands available for horse-related activities and facilitates the protection and preservation of those lands. We work to ensure America’s equine heritage lives on and the emotional, physical and economic benefits of the horse-human relationship remains accessible. ELCR serves as an information resource and clearinghouse on conserving horse properties, land use planning, land stewardship/best management practices, trails, liability and equine economic development. For more information about the ELCR visit www.elcr.org or call 859-455-8383.

About My Horse University:My Horse University (MHU) is a Michigan State University Extension program that brings research and knowledge from world-renowned experts to online courses and products http://myhorseuniversity.comMHU webcasts are developed in partnership with the national equine resource team known as eXtension Horses which works to harness the Cooperative Extension System’s best information to provide traditional and expanding clientele a source of reliable and up-to-date horse information on equine science and management.http://articles.extension.org/horses