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Horse Manure on the Trails: Should we do something?
June 10, 2019,by ELCR
Manure bunkers help you to keep trailheads clean. Photo Courtesy Bay Area Barns and Trails.
The idea that equestrians are careless manure droppers who do nothing to maintain trails is still out there. We must be constantly aware of how our fellow trail users see us. Are we doing enough to educate the public about this perceived nuisance? This article discusses some direct actions that equestrians can carry out to help alleviate the amount of horse manure on the trail, and the resultant non-equestrian user complaints.