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At the Franktown Fire Department
Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council
Provided volunteers to Douglas County Fairgrounds during Hayman Fire June 2002.
Provided volunteers to Douglas County Fairgrounds during Waldo Canyon Fire June 2012.
Provided volunteers to Elbert County Fairgrounds and Iron Horse Equine Center during
Black Forest Fire. June 2013.
Provided evacuation support for Elbert County 10221 Fire.
Provided volunteers to Douglas County Fairgrounds during the Northern Colorado Floods.
Provided volunteers to assist evacuation during Burning Tree Fire.
Provided volunteers to assist evacuation during Forest Ridge Fire. March 4, 2018
Provided volunteers to assist evacuation during Noe Rd. Fire. March 23, 2018
2013 Elbert County Fairgrounds.
2014 Douglas County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic
2015 Elbert County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic
2016 Douglas County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic
2017 Douglas County Fairgrounds plus Trailer loading Clinic
2018 Elbert County Fairgrounds plus Tailer loading Clinic
2019 Douglas County Fairgrounds Plus Trailer Loading Clinic
Attended training sessions with Douglas County Animal Response Team (CART)
Attended training for Douglas-Elbert County Emergency Operations Center
Worked with Douglas County Parks Dept. to improve Equestrian Parking at Trailheads
Coordination and Announcing for Parker Christmas Parade 2014
Decorated festive carriage (and won Prizes) for Parker Christmas Parade 2001-2013
Entered float drawn by a tractor in Elbert County Fair Parade 2010-2018
Entered float drawn by a tractor in Douglas County Fair Parade 2010-2017.
Hosted Colorado Horsemen's Town Meeting at Franktown Fire Station to provide all participants
of Equine Activities of changes to legislation and open space availability 2012-2019.
Published a quarterly Newsletter to DECHC members of all activities keeping our Horse Use freedoms.
Reprinted information from the Colorado Horse Council on State Equine Issues
At the annual Rocky Mountain Horse Expo
At the annual Douglas County Fair
At the Colorado Agriculture Leadership Foundation’s (CALF) Fall Harvest www.thecalf.org
To promote membership and allow riding on private or normally inaccessible land.
Scholarship award to member Heike Vargas April- 2019
2015 Emergency Preparedness Clinic 2015 Annual Trail Ride
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Sandstone Open Space 2018 Annual Trail Ride
2018 Emergency Preparedness Clinic