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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.

BLM
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.
EuroXciser
Hawthorne Products
Mustang Heritage Foundation
ReactorPanel Saddle Company

ENDURANCE UPDATES RIDE NEWS 

New!OCT. 13 AERC BOARD DRAFT AGENDA: Members are invited to view the Board Meeting Draft Agenda in advance of the conference call meeting on October 13.

New!RECORDS ACCESS CHANGES: The AERC records for riders and horses will be accessible only to current AERC members, through their member's page. All other AERC records -- calendar, ride results, and point standings -- will continue to be available to all. Click on How to Easily Access Rider and Horse History to set up completely transparent access for members. If you need help setting up the access, email mmaul@flash.net.

DIRECTOR AT LARGE: Eight director spots are open for 2015-2016. Interesting in running? Contact the AERC office, 866-271-2372, for information or to declare your nomination. Nomination fee is $5, and nominations are due by September 30.

AERC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: Coming on October 30: 100 mile championship and November 1: 50 mile championship, at Priefert Ranch in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. For qualifications, entry form, and all info you need to ride or volunteer at this prestigious event, go to www.2014AERCNC.com.

New! FALL SPECIAL! Join for the remainder of the 2014 ride season and ALL of 2015 (now-11/30/15) for $88.75! This special is for new AERC members and is only available by calling the friendly gals at the AERC office, 866-271-2372. 

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. 

WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES! Congratulations to Jeremy Olson and Wallace Hill Shade for their 31st place finish at the 2014 World Equestrian Games endurance competition. Read more about the team and those representing the United States in Normandy, France. 

AERC SHORT SLEEVE T-SHIRTS! Limited quantities! $18 includes U.S. shipping. Kiwi Green (S, M, L, XL), Blue (S, M, L, XL) and Pink (M, L). Also a few long-sleeve ($25 each) -- call for colors. Close-out on coaches jackets, just $15 each, Youth Medium-XXL. Order by phone from the AERC office: 866-271-2372.

2014 AERC Board Conference Call Schedule: October 13, November 10, December 8. 
New! AERC'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL IS LIVE!: The first four educational videos are up online -- horse camping (2 parts), what to pack in a crew bag, and getting through a control check exam -- and ready for you to view and share! 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.

 


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!

AERC'S SUPER-FABULOUS T-SHIRTS are now available. Adult S-XL, printed front and back (long-sleeve Hanes/100% cotton). Call or email for colors! $25 includes U.S. shipping! Also available: AERC coaches jacket in red or blue ($33). Add an AERC rider card wallet for another dollar each! Use this order form or call the AERC office to order: 866-271-2372.
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. 

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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 October 11 & 12 FALL DESCANSO ride in the Pacific Southwest Region has been cancelled.

The 2015 RED BARN RUN on March 27 & 28 was inadvertently listed as a PS ride in the September EN. It's still in the Southeast, in Chester, GA!

Need a hotel for the National Championships? Call the Candlewood Suites in Mt. Pleasant, TX, 903-572-4600 and mention Priefert Ranch to receive a special room rate -- and book by 9/24! Questions? Call RM Khristin Seymore!

Ride managers: send your ride flyers to aerc@foothill.net for posting to the ride calendar page.



 

 

 

Last Updated: 9/30/2014