Endurance consists of a horse and rider team, covering a set distance of typically 20 – 100 miles. Competitors are racing against the clock.
The 2008 Canadian Nationals is presented on behalf of Endurance Riders of Alberta (ERA) and sanctioned by Endurance Canada as part of Equine Canada and American Endurance Ride Conference. Additionally, the FEI Endurance ride is sanctioned by Fédération Equestre Internationale and there will be Stakes prizes for horses Sweepstakes nominated with the Arabian Horse Association.
The 50 and 100 mile Endurance races will be Championship races. To compete in the championships you must be a member of your provincial equestrian federation (eg, Alberta Equestrian Federation for Alberta), AERC ($15 one time fee for non-members), FEI or sport license equivalent (UAE, USAT, etc) for foreign riders.
FEI races will be run in accordance with FEI rules.
Non-Championship event entries must be members of AEF or equivalent, AERC ($15 one time fee for non-members).
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