Back Country Horsemen of Missoula

P.O. Box 2121 Missoula, MT 59806

Volunteer Organization, 501c3

For all people interested in preserving our access to the back country, see our mission statement on line.


This year the Back Country Horseman of  Missoula along with the Back Country Horseman of Montana are proud to offer a Full Scholarship for a 5 day/4 night packing trip. The winning applicant will learn skills for packing horses and mules along with Leave-No-Trace skills. Please see the .pbf link below for more information.


Back Country Horseman of Montan Packing Scholarship Poster

The form for this scholarship along with the questions that should be answered on the essay or DVD entries are located on the Montana Back Country Horseman web site.





 Mission Statement

  1. To perpetuate the common sense use and enjoyment of horses in America’s back country and wilderness.
  2. To work to ensure that public lands remain open to recreation and stock use.
  3. To assist the various agencies responsible for the maintenance and management of public lands.
  4. To educate, encourage and solicit active participation in the wise and sustained use of the back country resource by horsemen and the general public commensurate with our heritage.
  5. To foster and encourage the formation of new state Back Country Horsemen organizations.