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Call AERC toll-free: 866-271-2372 or

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Donate to AERC!
  • Trail Fund
  • Education Fund
  • Research Fund
  • General Fund
  • Junior Scholarship Fund
AERC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Donations may be sent to the AERC office, P.O. Box 6027, Auburn, CA 95604.



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AERC's monthly magazine, Endurance News, is filled with information for the endurance rider. Find out more about the current issue and access archived issues.

Arabian Horse Association
Arabian Horse World
Bureau of Land Management
EasyCare Inc.
Athletic Equine
The Distance Depot
Riding Warehouse - Long Riders Gear
Al Khamsa
Belesemo Arabian Ranch
California State Horsemen's Assn.
Hawthorne Products
Mustang Heritage Foundation
ReactorPanel Saddle Company


New!GET THE FACTS about Vesicular Stomatitis -- here is a link to California's VS Biosecurity measures, which are standard for most states. Here is a link to an article from APHIS on Equine Biosecurity and Biocontainment Practices on U.S. Equine Operations. Contact your veterinarian if you have further questions.

AERC MEMBER JACKET: Order your AERC jacket - you choose the embroidery! Include your name and your equine(s)' name(s) plus any accomplishment you wish to show the world! Visit our secure order site: AERC Jacket Order Form (by JotForm) to order your jacket! (Note: they are the same style as the Decade Team jacket.)

RADIO INTERVIEW! Read a Hear AERC President Michael Campbell and Pippa Cuckson on Women In Sport Podcast with Chris Stafford, titled Endurance Revealed.

New! AERC'S RESPONSE TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONTROVERSY: Read a March 2015 press release to see the AERC Board's response. Also check out USEF's response to the FEI suspension of the UAE National Federation.

2015 DRUG RULE APPENDICES: Riders and veterinarians, be sure you have the latest version of AERC's drug rules -- check out under Rules & Regulations. 

AERC'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL IS LIVE!: Didn't make it to convention? No worries, view the highlights on AERC's YouTube channel! You'll also find great eduational videos. Please watch them yourselves and then share with your almost-ready-for-endurance friends! Thanks to Dr. Susan Garlinghouse and Ken and Julie Herrera for their efforts in making this project a reality. Click for: AERC's YouTube Channel.

2015 ENDURANCE 101 CLINICS for new/potential new endurance riders! Check out the AERC Clinic Page if you are interested in finding out more about endurance riding (or would like to put on a clinic in your area)!

RENEW FOR TWO! Members can renew for 2015 & 2016 for $145 (first member) and $95 additional adult family members. Here is the 2015 & 2016 AERC Membership Form for you to fill out and mail in with a check or fax in with a CC#.

New! RENEW for 2015! You are welcome to renew online or by phone (866-271-2372). There are changes to the rule book, so 2015 membership cards will be mailed with rule books by late October. Ask about our 2-year membership, available only to those who call the office to renew. 

AERC SHORT & LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRTS! Limited quantities! $18 (short) and $25 (long) includes U.S. shipping. Calll for colors. Close-out on coaches jackets, just $15 each, Youth Medium-XXL. Order by phone from the AERC office: 866-271-2372.

RIDE PLANNER! New mapping ability -- you can now find rides close to you with the new Ride Planner. All rides with GPS coordinates listed in the database are included. A great mapping tool for endurance riders! Special thanks to Mike Maul and Stace Moss!

AERC MEMBER JACKET: Newly available AERC member jackets - you choose the embroidery! Include your name and your equine(s)' name(s) plus any accomplishment you wish to show the world! See the order form for more information and to order your jacket! (Note: they are the same style as the Decade Team jacket.)

AERC CAFE PRESS STORE! Now with the new logo--check it out at the AERC store!

RIDE ALONG ON THE VERMONT 100: On this Vermont 100 YouTube video  you can experience a 100-mile ride (in 7 minutes), from the beautiful sunrise start to the finish in the very dark night. This is a unique ride as it's run simultaneously with a 100-mile run. Enjoy!

REGIONAL MENTORS LIST! Look on the Education tab under Mentor Program. If you're interested in being a mentor, please contact one of your regional directors after reading the Mentor Handbook (also under the Education/Mentor Program tab). 

DECADE TEAMS! AERC has award jackets for you and blanket embroidery for your equine available for purchase. Get your gear ordered right away: Decade Team Jacket or Decade Team Blanket Embroidery.

MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY: The most current, updated version of the membership directory is available to members via their log-in page. But if you'd like a copy of the 2013 directory mailed to you, we are happy to do so for any AERC member. Send a note to the Publications Desk with your name and AERC number, and please confirm your mailing address.

100-MILE AWARD PROGRAM: Honor your 100-mile horse who has reached the Bronze (3-100s), Silver (7-100s), Gold (10-100s) or Platinum (15+ 100s) levels.rint out the 100 Mile Award Order Form and send it in to the AERC office.

EXPERIENCE AN ENDURANCE RIDE (IN 20 MINUTES!)  Want to know what an endurance ride is like? Check out the Old Glory 25/50 ride (WMV format) from a Texas ride. This excellent video gives a great introduction to the sport. 

CHECK OUT AERC'S FACEBOOK PAGE: Send in your photos (those with photographers' reprint OK), note upcoming events, and connect with other endurance riders and endurance newcomers.

PHOTOS FOR AERC HOME PAGE: Have a great photo you'd like to see on the AERC home page? Send it toEndurance News in JPG format. Must identify photographer (and have permission to use!); horizontal photos only.


The OLD GLORY I & II (Central Region) won't be happening as planned on May 23 & 24 due to weather issues. Watch for a reschedule date in late October!

Name Change: The ride formerly known as Scioto Run (June 27 & 28, NE Region) has been renamed the BLACK SHEEP BOOGIE and has moved to Wayne National Forest in Pedro, Ohio (vets, etc. are all the same).

Ride managers: send your ride flyers to for posting to the ride calendar page.




Last Updated: 5/21/2015