MEETINGS, EVENTS, AND WORKDAYS
Next Meeting: Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
Calendars: We have 2017 Friends of the Mustangs calendars for $15. There are two different kinds; one with barnwood and one with a black backgound. Contact Carolyn Gilbert @ 970-261-6407 if you want to purchase some.
March Meeting 2016
At the March meeting, Marty Felix gave a fabulous Power Point presentation on locations in the Book Cliffs. Click HERE to view the presentation.
February Meeting 2016
Judy Cady, our Workday Coordinator, did a fantastic presentation of the GPS coordinates she compiled for different areas of the range. Thank you Judy and Jim D. for making all this happen.
January Meeting 2016
Laurie Briden gave an awesome presentation on horse colors and markings. Boy, did we learn a lot! Click HERE to view Laurie's presentation.
Upcoming Events/Schedule Changes
Saturday, May 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join the Friends of the Mustangs for a “Mustang Safari” to explore the Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse Range. Don’t miss this chance to view the mustangs in their natural environment, be amazed at their wild beauty, and see first-hand their familial social structure. Drive your own high-clearance vehicle or carpool with others in the guided caravan. The number of participants is limited. Call 970-260-2783 or 970-216-9571 to reserve a spot and get more details.
We will meet at the Kum & Go convenience store in De Beque at 8:45 a.m. Click HERE for a liability release form to print, fill out and bring with you.
Foal Count Weekend
Important! Foal count delayed due to bad roads. Workday on Sunday the 21st only. Workdays rescheduled for Wednesday, May 25th and Thursday, May 26 at Low Gap.
Judy and Jim D. put together this tentative schedule for the Foal Count weekend.
To help in planning please text or call Judy, 970-210-8629, or Jim Dollerschell, 970-250-7318, if you plan to attend.
FOM members are asked to help clean the restrooms at Low Gap and North Soda whenever they are in the area. Jim D. can provide details.
Fence: hammer, fence tool, screwdriver, and channel locks.
Tanks: shovel, hacksaw, nut driver, screwdrivers, level, drills, and wire cutters.
DOCUMENTS AND MISC. ITEMS
FOM Bylaws 2015
Click HERE to view Bylaws
Click a link below to access the list.
Horse List April 2017
Please print this horse report when you go on the range and report any findings to Marty or Billie (contact information is on the form). Click HERE for the report.
BLM Contract and Risk Management Worksheet
FOM signs a yearly contract with the BLM, and the document title is Memorandum of Understanding Between the Bureau of Land Management and Friends of the Mustangs. Please click HERE to read and/or download a copy.
The BLM has a Risk Management Worksheet that coincides with the contract and provides important information for volunteers when participating in FOM activities and projects with the BLM. Please click HERE to read and/or download a copy.
Liability Release Forms
All members under the age of 18, that want to participate in workdays, need to have a parent or guardian sign a release form and turn it in to Jim Dollerschell. Click HERE to download the form.
All participants for the Mustang Safari need to print a liability release form, sign and date it, and bring it with you. Click HERE to open the form and print it.
Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search & Rescue Card
By purchasing a CORSAR card you are contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund, which will reimburse these teams for costs incurred in your search and rescue. Funds remaining at the end of the year are used to help pay for training and equipment for these teams. Anyone who purchases a current hunting/fishing license, or boat, snowmobile, ATV registration already contributes to the fund. The card is not insurance and does not reimburse individuals nor does it pay for medical transport. It reimburses sheriffs for eligible costs involved in the discharge of a SAR mission. The CORSAR card is available for $3 for a one-year and $12 for five-year card and can be purchased at over 300 retailers in the state. You may also purchase a card on-line. Click HERE for more information and to purchase the card online.
Amigo Animal Clinic Brochures
Dr. Dominic Carrica, from Amigo Animal Clinic, gave a presentation on horse healthcare at the May meeting. If you want a copy of the two brochures he handed out, click HERE.