Meeting information:

  • Board meetings are on the 4th Monday of February, April, June, August, October, December.     

         (All are welcome to board meetings.)

  • General meetings are on the 4th Monday of January, March, July, September, November.      
  • No meetings in May.

General  Meeting: at   Denny's in Cameron Park

March meeting canceled

April 23 , 2018

Dinner @ 6:00, Meeting @ 7

Happy New Year!

BCHC Mother Lode Unit
PO Box 702
North Highlands, CA  95660



Our Philosophy and Purpose



  • To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America‚Äôs backcountry and wilderness.
  • To work to insure that public lands remain open to recreational stock use.
  • To assist the various government and private agencies in their maintenance and management of said resource.
  • To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise use of the backcountry resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.

Backcountry Horsemen of California- Mother Lode Unit covers Sacramento, El Dorado, Amador and part of
Placer Counties. We are one of the 23 units of the Backcountry Horsemen of California. MLU became a unit in 1984,  and are one of the original members of High Sierra Stock Users, later BCH California.

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