Welcome to the online educational and mentor site for endurance competition.
You will find a wide array of information covering every aspect of endurance riding for both horse and rider. Watch for new information to be added as well as videos documenting endurance competition and education. Please visit the blog and feel free to contact me with questions. Also, please remember to like us on Facebook and Twitter.
What Is Endurance Riding?
The sport of endurance riding is a timed event over a marked course. The first rider/horse (team) to finish within established criteria wins. The governing body of endurance in the United States is the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) and their motto is “To Finish is to Win.”
Endurance Riding For Beginners
What gear do I need? How often do I feed my horse during a ride? How often do I electrolyte my horse? We are here to help you get into the swing of things. Our Beginners page will give you all the information needed to get a good start in Endurance Racing.
The horse’s foot is very complex and yet quite simple once we understand the physiology and anatomy. It is complex because, as the saying goes, 'without feet we have no horse'. When it comes to performance, the foot is one of the most important structures to consider and proper trimming/shoeing is paramount.