The horsey side of the competition!
Welcome to the Caja del Rio AERC Endurance Ride and Run - May 26-27, 2018
Runners will be on the LD course on Saturday, May 26 competing against the limited distance horses. Endurance riders will get the thrill of a rider vs. horse (equine) event modeled after notable other rides such as the Vermont 100, the Western State Trails and Man Versus Horse ride in Arizona. All runners must register at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=56071. Please plan ahead! You must have proof of a Coggins and (if from out-of-state) a health certificate; they will be checked at the ride. The HIPICO Santa Fe Equestrian center has a liability release form (see the Registration tab) for you to sign and we must keep horses off the polo fields. Polo fields? Yup, this is a top-notch facility with a polo field! The ride managers and Equestrian center must know whether you are coming in before Friday or staying after Sunday, so please contact us with your arrival plans. Check this website for updates on logistics and final instructions...
If you are planning on attending this ride, please use our contact form or email (listed below) to let us know you are coming. Volunteers are always welcome and we'll be providing lunch/snack/drinks and dinners for volunteers. If you are interested in learning more about endurance, this is a also GREAT way to see how a ride works! Questions? Please contact us and we'll be happy to get you more information. By the way, we are very close to Santa Fe for non-riders and close enough to go into town for gas, groceries, restaurants and the like.
Special thanks to the Bureau of Land Management and Santa Fe National Forest for permitting this event and to the HIPICO Santa Fe equestrian center for access to a top equestrian facility. We have covered pipe corrals for all horses. We have our very own warm up arena. Who could ask for more!
Ride Manager: Deirdre Monroe, Asst. Ride Manager: Roger Taylor