Mission Statement & By-Laws

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BVETR Mission Statement:

  • Provide documentation of existing equestrian trails in the Brazos Valley
  • Coordinate with public agencies and private landowners to maintain, improve, and extend existing equestrian trails, and open new trails for public use
  • Establish credibility and rapport with local, state, and federal trail management and equestrian organizations
  • Create a local communication network to develop equestrian public awareness
  • Promote and educate for safe and humane equestrian trail riding
  • Use equestrian trail activities to support and interface with other charitable organizations, including, but not limited to, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and Still Creek Ranch


  1. The Brazos Valley Equestrian Trail Riders is a non-profit organization which is membership driven and directed.
  2. There are no restrictions on membership.
  3. Voting at meetings is by a simple majority of attending members, including changes to bylaws.
  4. There is no minimum number of attending members necessary for  a quorum.
  5. There will be annual dues for membership.  The membership year is from January1 to December 31.
  6. Meetings will be held at least twice yearly, with other meetings scheduled as needed.
  7. Officers will be elected for two-year terms, with no limitation on number of terms served. Elected positions are:  President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary.
  8. In the event BVETR is terminated or dissolved, all remaining assets shall be distributed or donated to Still Creek Ranch (an exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or other organization of organizations which are exempt organizations within the meaning of 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code.
  9. The exempt purposes of BVETR are defined in the attached Mission Statement.
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