Mountain Region Endurance Riders

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    MRER Convention and Awards Banquet

February 22-24, 2019

 

Ramada Plaza & Convention Center         303-452-4100

        10 E 120th Ave          Northglenn, CO 80233

Special Convention Rate: $84/king, $94 /double,  breakfast included

From I-25 take exit 223 (120th Ave) go east 2 blocks. The hotel is on the right.

 

 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22

 

MRER Horse Bingo: Best way to spend a Fri. night! Cash bar with light appetizers 6-10 PM, bingo at 7 PM. Try your luck at bingo and win ride entries.

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019

Morning Sessions:

Becky Hart is a three-time World Champion and one of the most recognized names in endurance riding. Former USEF Chef d’Equipe and coach for the US Endurance Team, her endurance accomplishments and influence in the sport are far reaching. Becky and her horse, R.O. Grand Sultan (Rio) are in the American Endurance Ride Conference Hall of Fame. In addition, Becky was the Hertz/AHSA Equestrian of the Year, and Chronicle of the Horse Horseman of the Year. Becky was voted America’s Favorite Endurance Equestrian of 2011. Her horse, No Repeat, held the third fastest time for 100 miles in the U.S. Becky has won most major endurance competitions in the United States, including the Race of Champions and the Western States Endurance Ride (the 100 mile Tevis Cup).

 

Session I-Becky Hart: “Setting Up for Success in Endurance” Becky will provide you with the information  needed to achieve your endurance goals and get the most out of your horse. Becky will discuss conditioning, training, feeding and troubleshooting from start to finish.

 

Session IIBecky Hart: “Taking the Time it Takes” : Becky will shed new light on the time honored practice of long, slow distance conditioning including the latest information on getting the most out of your conditioning time and avoiding injury.

 

Afternoon Sessions:

 

Session III-Becky Hart: “What to Do When It Hurts: Centered Riding for Endurance Riders” Centered Riding teaches you how to help your body do what you need to do in order to ride well. The techniques help promote suppleness, stability, and clearer aids, making riding more comfortable for both horse and rider. Becky will show you how to use these techniques to cope with old injuries or chronic conditions that cause pain during or after riding.

 

 

Session IVHow to Keep Your Horse Going, Year after Year: A Panel Discussion on High Mileage Horses. “A  panel of riders who have ridden a single horse for 5000 miles or more will share some of their secrets to success for keeping their partner going over the years. During lunch, attendees will be able to  submit written questions to the panel about developing and maintaining a high mileage horse.

 

 

Trade Show: Check out new items in endurance gear for both horse and rider. Restock electrolytes, easy boots, supplements, and other essentials for the upcoming ride season. Sell your unused saddle and tack.  Buy more raffle tickets!

 

Awards Dinner: Weight Division and LD Awards, Best Condition, High Mileage Champion and 100 Mile Champion, Hall of Fame, etc. Come celebrate the year’s successes.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019

 

Board of Directors Meeting  10:00am-12:00pm

Members welcome