MEETINGS, EVENTS, AND WORKDAYS
Next Meeting: Thursday, August 13, 2020 @ 7 p.m. at Alamar Stables.
Alamar Stables: Located at 3363 C Rd, Palisade, CO 81501. This is south of the river. Go south on 32 Road to C Road, turn toward the Grand Mesa and drive a little over 1.5 miles. It is on the south (right) side of the road. Pull in where the sign is and drive to the long barn. Park as you wish but keep in mind that this is a working equine facility and people will be pulling in with horse trailers so please park cars, trucks etc. so that they can still pull through.
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
FOM 2020 Calendars
FOM 2020 calendars are now available. The calendars are available in barn wood or black for only $15.00. Thank you to all who provided photos. Included in this year’s calendar is a special adopters page.
Give the gift that gives all year and support the Mustangs!
We will be installing 4 of the pipe fences, and most of our northern boundary looks like the fence picture. We will be repairing 5 gap fences and installing 2 new sections.
Click HERE to see the existing fences and what the replacement pipe fences will look like.
These are the days this summer that I (Judy, our Workday Coordinator) plan on working on the fences.
If anyone is interested in helping with replacing fences (or any other projects), please contact Dora at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-309-7086.
FOM members are asked to help clean the restrooms at Low Gap and North Soda whenever they are in the area.
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 2018
Click HERE to view Bylaws
New Member Form
Click HERE to view and print the form.
Grants - Click HERE to view the policy.
Click the link below to access the list.
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.
Billie Hutchings wrote some fun and interesting stories last year (2017) in the member newsletter about some of the horses and bands. They give you a first-hand look at their behavior and how they move about on the range. Here is a link for members to revisit them, or if you are a new member, they will initiate you into the wonders of our horses on the range.
Click HERE to read the stories.
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.