Larimer County Horseman's Association

About LCHA

A bit about the Larimer County Horseman’s Association.


We are a non-profit 501C3 organization. Formed in 1972 to be an advocacy group for the use of horses in Larimer County, LCHA works hard to ensure future generations will have equine recreational opportunities in Larimer County.

Trail Advocacy

LCHA works closely with state, county, and city officials to help create and maintain trails along the front range. Currently LCHA helps to maintain these multi-use trails: Lion Gulch trail (USDA Forest Service), Devils Backbone trail (Larimer County Department of Natural Resources), and Mill Creek trail in Horsetooth Mountain Park. LCHA has written letters of support as part of the grant applications for GOCO funds to build the trails, and make them multi-use. Our interest, of course, is especially for horse riding use.

Evacuation Team

LCHA has an equine evacuation team, trained and ready to assist the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, Larimer Humane Society, and Loveland Fire Authority. LCHA’s contact is Hugh Templeton (970) 622-0982.

Educational Programs

LCHA also provides monthly educational programs from September to May, clinics, trail rides, Poker Trail Ride, picnic, and parade participation. We have done special events such as the Hope Charity Ride, and Poker Ride.

A Voice for Equestrian Needs

Your Membership in LCHA helps provide a voice for equestrian needs in the County. LCHA memberships help keep horse use in the plans for trails along the Front Range. An example of this is LCHA’s support letters for Grants and participation in the Technical Advisory Committee for Hermit Park with the goal of horse trails and equestrian camping facilities. LCHA has also supported and helped the Red Mountain trail projects.

Please join today!

Member Benefits

These are some of the many benifits LCHA members can enjoy.

Network with Horse People!
Trail Rides (geared toward all levels of riders)
Annual Picnic, Parades, Halloween Bash, Play Day, Camp Out, Christmas Party, Christmas Caroling with horses!
Programs, Seminars, Training Activities

Temporary Shelter Program in which members whose animals are threatened by disaster, shelter them with other members during the danger.

Large Animal Evacuation Team
Monthly Newsletter, "The LCHA Roundup", Online
Discounts with local businesses (see Business Members Page)
Exposure for Business Members
Lending Library

Business Members

Many of these local businesses offer discounts to LCHA members.

We invite businesses to join LCHA. You will receive a loyal clientele. You will receive a strong advertising resource in LCHA membership.

Mountain Magic Ranch,

Mountain Magic Ranch is owned by Joe and Kim Andrews. Their ranch offers Horsemanship Clinics, Trail Ride Clinics, Riding Lessons, Horse Training, and Stud services with their beautiful Missouri Foxtrotter, Mountain Magic Trail Diamond C. Please visit their website for more information on the services they provide. (970) 613-0121

We enjoy a gentle approach, commonly referred to as Natural Horsemanship, and the principles Sally Swift shared in her books Centered Riding and Centered Riding 2: Further Exploration, with an emphasis on using images from your heart. Our lessons are tailored to your needs and include all phases of horse care and handling. We would like very much to help you and your horse. Joe and Kim Andrews

Leather Care Shop LLC is owned by Joe and Kim Andrews of Loveland. We work with anything Leather. Kim makes animal leather art from a single piece of leather. We make custom leather horse tack, leather repair and saddle restoration, saddle/tack cleaning and conditioning, and hand made 100% natural Navajo Churro wool saddle pads. See pictures at or call 970-613-0121.

On The Wings of a Horse

On the Wings of a Horse, Annette Price, Platteville, CO.  (970-785-9090)

Have your ever gotten so stuck in life (frustrated, depressed, confused) that you pull up to a stop sign and you don’t know whether you are supposed to turn left or right?  As a life coach my goal is to assist my clients in finding their own answers to those life issues that bring them down. My business partner weighs 900 pounds and has 4 legs.  As a prey animal, she  has the innate ability to sense energy – moving towards that which is comfortable and away from that which is not – bringing insight and guidance to our personal issues.  It can be fun, it is usually very enlightening, and is a new and exciting way to move forward in life.  

CAMP UNPLUGGED is a day camp for children 8-12 years old.  It focuses on building self esteem, responsibility, confidence, and communication skills by being out doors, practicing life skills, and learning how to be safe with large animals. Incorporating art projects, games, and many experiential exercises with horses and donkeys, it is fun filled week at Dragonfly Farm in Platteville, CO.

“My boys had a great time at camp. They learned compassion towards animals and nature. They got to be up close with animals that they don't normally get to see. This was such a great experience for them that I am definitely having them sign up for camp next year. They don't get to experience this anywhere else.”
JJ /Greeley, CO

Annette Price is an equine gestalt coach. (970) 785-9090

Resident Realty.

Bonnie Robinson - Broker/Associate - Residential & Acreage Properties (970) 217-1113 Talk or Text

Dedicated to making your experience of buying and selling real estate as cost effective as possible while maintaining the highest level of service & standards.”

Catering to Northern Colorado Horsemen

K’s Trailer Parts and Service, LLC

Cheyenne, WY - Keith Wright, trailer and truck needs. (307) 632-0600

K's Trailer Parts & Service has the ability to service anything from your 40´ motor home to your single axle snow mobile trailers to the heavy-duty semi trailers.

We carry a full line of Redneck Trailer Parts and Rockwell American Parts ranging from jacks to suspension parts, including for heavy duty trucks and trailers.  Also, we carry LED lighting and incandescent lights, so whatever your application we have the right part.

With over 40 years of experience we can handle all of your needs with Trailers & RVs.  We carry parts and accessories for Trailers, Trucks, Campers & RVs, too.  Serving Southeastern Wyoming, Northern Colorado and Western Nebraska for years.  We are an active member of North American Trailer Dealers Association.

Our Welding Shop is OPEN!!  Providing you with the quality welding services that you deserve!