Board Meeting Monday

​April 3, 2017


​Franktown Fire House Members Welcome

Greenland Trail Coarse Work Day

          April 29, 2017

2015 Emergency Preparedness Clinic                          2015 Annual Trail Ride 

                                  Douglas-Elbert County Horse Council                    

                                 Accomplishments 2002-2016                            


  • Actual Equine Emergency Evacuations                            

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 Kiowa 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 Northern Colorado Floods.        

    Provided volunteers to assist evacuation during Burning Tree Fire.                


  • Hosted Emergency Preparedness Clinics                            

 2013 Kiowa County Fairgrounds.                            

    2014 Douglas County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic               

    2015 Kiowa County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic  

    2016 Douglas County Fairgrounds plus Trailer Loading Clinic             


  • Participated with County Agencies                            

 Attended training sessions with Douglas County Animal Response Team (CART)        

    Attended trailing for Douglas-Elbert County Emergency Operations Center            

    Worked with Douglas County Parks Dept. to improve Equestrian Parking at Trailheads        


  • Participated in Parades and County Fairs                            

Coordination and Announcing for Parker Christmas Parade 2014                

    Decorated festive carriage (and won Prizes) for Parker Christmas Parade 2001-2013        

    Entered float drawn by tractor in Kiowa County Fair Parade 2010-2016            

    Entered float drawn by tractor in Douglas County Fair Parade 2010-2013            


  • Sponsored Town Meetings                                

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 2012-2016.        


  • Published and Distributed a Directory of all area providers of Equine Services.            


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        


  • Provided Information Booth                                

At the annual Rocky Mountain Horse Expo                        

    At the annual Douglas County Fair                        

    At the Colorado Agriculture Leadership Foundation’s  (CALF)  Fall Harvest


  • Host an Annual Trail Ride                                

To promote membership and allow riding on private or normally inaccessible land.        


Serving Horse Owners In Douglas and Elbert County Colorado




Emergency Preparedness Clinic  

April 22, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Kirk Hall - Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock

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2016 Emergency Management Meeting


Last up-dated  Mar. 29, 2017