What We Can Do to Protect Our Horse Lands, Facilities and Trails
There are many tools for protecting open lands, including horse farms and ranches, competition venues, trails, hay fields, and the ecologically sensitive lands that often accompany these. Below you will find a discussion of the need for conserving open land; language explanations of a range of conservation tools from conservation easements to purchase of development rights programs; sample language to protect horse access in conservation easements and other conservation tools; guidance on working with land trusts; and an overview of historic and cultural preservation issues.
Why Do People Need to Protect Open Land
The Basics – How Land Conservation is Achieved
Conserving Horse Land Where People Live
Conserving Rural Horse Land
Seeing Horse Land Conservation at Work
Examples of Conservation Easement Documentation