Sunday, February 25, 2007

AERC Convention 2007

February 23/24
AERC National Convention

Reno, Nevada

AERC (American Endurance Ride Conference) members gathered for the annual convention. NATRC (North American Trail Ride Conference) joined the AERC for a grand gathering of distance riders.

A huge trade show kept shoppers and vendors busy, and two days of presentations, lectures and hands-on clinics provided education and entertainment to convention goers.

The Saturday night banquet and awards ceremony was in a packed room. AERC presented awards to it's top riders and horses in many divisions.

The prestigious Hall of Fame and Pard'ners Awards were presented to:

Maryben Stover - California resident: long-time rider, ridemanager and supporter of junior riders.

Pandora's Pixy - owned by the late Randy Coleman, a mare that has achieved 11,000 lifetime miles in Endurance, and the 'Perfect Ten' award (10,000+ miles, 10 wins, 10 Best Conditions.

John Park and Remington - Pard'ners through 10,000 miles and years of trails and trials.

An assortment of photos can be found at Gallery

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