February 24 2013
In the 32nd annual Twenty Mule Team on February 23, 2013 near Ridgecrest, California, Jackie Bumgardner reached 30,000 AERC miles on her gelding Fire Mt Zane, whom she bred and raised. Jackie is one of the top ten high mileage riders in AERC lifetime miles.
Robert and Melissa Ribley manage the 20 Mule Team, a ride which Jackie used to manage.
Additionally, Definetly Spice, ridden by Gretchen Montgomery, reached 4000 miles with their completion in the 100-mile ride. It was Spice's first 100-mile completion.