Thursday, January 02, 2014

Mountain Region Endurance Riders Convention

The Mountain Region Endurance Riders Convention will be held January 31-February 2, 2014, in Northglenn, Colorado.

Registration : Payment must accompany your registration and must be RECEIVED no later than January 19. Check the registration form! Additional fees for late or at the door registration. You may also register on-line. Full refund if you cancel by Jan 26, 2014. Notify Joann Kewish at 719-942-4203 or

MRER Horse Bingo: Best way to spend a Fri. night! Cash bar with appetizers 6-10 PM, Bingo begins at 7 PM. Win ride entries!

Morning Session: "Conformation of the Horse/Relationship of Form to Function." G. Marvin Beeman, DVM, Emeritus. Dr. Beeman is a founding member of Littleton Equine Medical Center, and an avid horseman and equine practitioner for 55 years. He will be speaking on how a horse's conformation can affect its future performance and its performing longevity.

Afternoon Session: "Optimal Training and Conditioning for the Endurance Horse." Julie A. Bullock, DVM. Dr.Bullock has an equine dentistry practice in Virginia. She is also a 4star FEI Endurance Vet, has been a team coach and endurance veterinarian internationally as well as in the US. She will share her experience and knowledge in training and conditioning the endurance horse, particularly for 50-100 mile competitions. Her endurance career includes successfully completing 16 100-mile races, over 70% which have been in the top 10. Her 50 mile race record is as impressive, with most completions in the top 10 and several BC's .

Trade Show and Ride Managers table: 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. Pick up MT Region ride entry forms. Buy more raffle tickets!

Award Dinner: Join us as we recognize the accomplishments of all our riders this year.MC'd once again by Holly Ulyate and Susie Schomburg. Raffle will be at both lunch and dinner. Great prizes, including lots of ride entries. We will also recognize the horse and human inductees into the MRER Hall of Fame.

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