Desert Storm Endurance Ride

AERC and FEI

3 Days of 50’s & LD’s with a CEI1* each day

January 11-12-13 

Alamogordo (Orogrande,) NM

AERC Pioneer Ride 50/25 – 55/30 – 50/25)

All Vet Checks are IN

 This page is under construction and getting updated frequently, check back soon!

 

The trail is fast and flat, the footing varies between shallow sand and packed dirt.  The weather will be cool, it could obviously be windy.   Pack layers for you and your horse.  Scroll down for more pictures of the trail.

PLEASE pre-enter, even if you don’t know which horses you’ll be bringing yet, at least let us know how many days you’ll be riding and what distances.  All entries submitted after Dec. 31st will incur a $20 late fee.

Please click here for the AERC Entry form 

Please click here for the FEI Entry form

DIRECTIONS TO RIDE CAMP:

Basically, set your TomToms/Garmins/Nav. Systems to go to Orogrande, NM, then look for signs ribbons.

From Alamogordo, (north of ride camp) take HWY 54 south toward El Paso, TX. Oro Grande Range Camp Rd turn off is 36 miles south of Alamogordo on HWY 54.

From El Paso, Tx, (south of ride camp) take HWY 54 north towards Alamogordo, NM. The Oro Grande Range Camp Rd. turn off is 28.5 miles north of the Texas / New Mexico border on HWY 54.

Camp is 4.5 miles Northwest of Orogrande, NM on Orogrande Range Camp Road.

Meals:

There will be dinner will be provided to riders on Fri, Sat and Sun night, extra meals can be easily purchased, just click the box on your entry form.  The food will be made by the same caterers that did Barefoot, DELICIOUS New Mexico fare.

Ride Camp

Trail Images

January 11, 2013

  • Km 80                                          Number of phases         3
  • Vet Gates
  • Km     32            Into a hold of 40 min.
  • Km     28            Into a hold of 50 min.
  • Km     20            Into finish

 

January 12, 2013

  • Km 90                                          Number of phases         3
  • Vet Gates
  • Km     38            Into a hold of 40 min.
  • Km     32            Into a hold of 50 min.
  • Km     20            Into finish

 

January 13, 2013

  • Km 80                                          Number of phases         3
  • Vet Gates
  • Km     32            Into a hold of 40 min.
  • Km     28            Into a hold of 50 min.
  • Km     20            Into finish

 

Ride Management Team:

  • Marcelle Himanke
  • Tennessee Mahoney
  • Jan Stevens
  • Phillip Himanke

Officials:

Ground Jury – Vonita Bowers

Technical Delegate – Sue Phillips

Chief Steward – Khristin Seymore

 

Stewards:

  • Christa Vogts (Germany)
  • Uwe Vogts (Germany)
  • Mike Guy (USA, NM)
  • Roger Taylor (USA, NM)

 

Veterinary Commission:

  • Dr Dennis Seymore, President (FEI)
  • Dr Dwight Hooten, Treatment
  • Dr Dave Nicholson (AERC)

Desert Storm ride management wishes Dr. Sid Zarges a swift and complete recovery from his upcoming knee surgery.