Great Lakes Distance Riding Association

06mayAll Day07White River Spring

Event Details

The rides are held in the Manistee National Forest and private land. Come ride in the freshness of the Spring, the warmth of the Summer and the beauty of changing colors in the Fall. On trails, two-tracks and dirt roads. Come early/stay late - horse camping, showers and a swimming lake are available. Come, enjoy the new trails! There are more to come! Head Vet/Judge’s decision is final. All rides will conform to UMECRA, AERC, IAHA, OAATS and APHC standards. Negative Coggins test is required. SPRING RIDE: Vet-in: May 5, Late afternoon Early Entry Deadline: April 28, 2023 May 6, Saturday: 50 Endurance, 25 LD, 25 Competitive, 10 Intro, 15 Novice May 7, Sunday: 50 Endurance, 25 LD, 25 Competitive SEASONAL HIGH MILEAGE AWARD: Prize awarded for the Equine Team with the most miles. (A team is combination of 1 horse and 1 rider.) Total of all completed mileage in Intro, Limited Distance, Endurance and Competitive Trail throughout the season. POTLUCK: At all rides, Saturday’s awards ceremonies will include a potluck dinner at approximately 6 pm. Please bring a dish to pass. Meat Dish will be provided. At the Labor Day ride, Sunday’s awards will be presented around 6:30 pm, dinner is on your own. FEES: Juniors - All distances .......................................... $30.00 per ride 75 mile endurance.................................................$100.00 per ride 55 mile endurance ................................................$85.00 per ride 50 mile endurance ................................................$85.00 per ride 25 mile limited distance endurance ......................$65.00 per ride 25 mile competitive .............................................. $65.00 per ride 35* mile competitive (3 entries required) ..............$75.00 per ride Intro Ride or Novice ride........................................$30.00 prepaid NOTES: • If using pens/corrals - horses are limited two per pen, preferably one - no exceptions • All junior riders are required to wear a helmet, everyone else should - if you need one ask • Non AERC members will pay a $20 surcharge per Endurance or Limited Distance ride in addition to above entry fees • $10 additional charge for late entries (after early entry deadline) • Intro and Novice ride participants must register and prepay in advance. Please contact Becke at beckeg@aol.com for more information. • †There must be at least three prepaid entries by Aug. 7 for the 100 mile ride. • *There must be at least three entries for each 35 mile Competitive to be held. (25 mile available every day) SEND/MAIL ENTRIES AND FEES PAYABLE TO: Timber’s Edge Campground 4345 N. Warner Ave. Hesperia, MI 49421-9228 For ride information contact: Becke Grams' email: beckeg@aol.com For camping contact: Pat Wierengo at 231-854-0092 or email wrrtec@aol.com RIDE LOCATION: Do not use GPS for this location, as it WILL NOT get you there - it will get you stuck in mud on a seasonal road • From the West: at the M-20 and M-120 intersection in Hesperia, go east on M-20 approximately 2.75 miles to Green Ave. Turn North/left on Green, it’s the only way you can go... • From the East: at M-20 and M-37 intersection (just North of White Cloud), go West on M-20 approximately 10.5 miles to Green Ave. Turn North/right on Green, it’s the only way you can go. Go 4 miles North on Green to 5 Mile Rd. Stay on 5 Mile until it dead-ends at Warner Ave. Turn North/ left on Warner Ave. Go approximately 1/4 mile to Timbers Edge Campground on the West/left side. CAMPING: There is a camping fee - Timbers Edge Campground, call Pat for reservations and pricing 231-854-0092. Primitive and electric sites, showers, playground, horse-shoe pits and three acre lake with beach area. All dogs must be on a leash and under control at all times, please don’t bring to potluck HORSES ARE LIMITED TO 1 OR 2 PER PEN/CORRAL - NO EXCEPTIONS Download Ride Flyer Here

Time

may 6 (Saturday) - 7 (Sunday)

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