We have just been offered a new and improved sitebuilder for the website so bear with me while I get used to it!!
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Please click on the above document to complete the Ride Survey.
The membership officer (Lainie) will not be chasing you, it is up to you to DO THE RIGHT THING!!!!
NON MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AND CAN RIDE DISTANCES OF UP TO 40KM.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS SEE BELOW
check on the Forms Tab of this web site for the current forms. To
complicate matters because of insurance offer changes a new set of forms
was uploaded on this page on 31 January 2013. Please make sure you use
this set of paperwork. If you used the prior form you could take the
initiative and send in the new form or the membership officer will be in
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO UPDATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP ON THE DAY OF A RIDE AND WILL THEREFORE NOT BE ABLE TO TAKE PART IN AN ENDURANCE RIDE THAT DAY. IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT TO GET YOUR QUALIFIED HORSE REGISTRATION AND LOGBOOK RETURN UP TO DATE (IF APPLICABLE). IT IS IMPORTANT TO US THAT YOU ARE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE, WE DON'T WANT TO TURN YOU AWAY SO MAKE SURE YOU ARE UP TO DATE. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT OUR UPCOMING RIDES.
BODY SCORING - A USEFUL GUIDE
Click here: What's it all about
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Below is a list of our treasured sponsors who sponsored one or more of our winners. Without them we would not be able to produce such wonderful awards so we would like to pass on a huge thank you to them all from the entire membership of SAERA. If possible please take the opportunity to thank these people when you see them. With sincere apologies to Sheridan Park Arabians who were left off the initial list. Sheridan Park Arabians sponsored a beautiful rug and a photo shoot for the winner of the One Horse/One Rider category which was won by Bob Gurr and Bindii bint Grevillea.
AUSTRALIA WIDE BADGES
MAIN NORTH ROAD VETERINARY CLINIC
EMMA KIRBY PERFORMANCE EQUINE PHYSIOTHERAPY
MURRAY BRIDGE VETERINARY CLINIC
JULIE WHITE AND RON MALONE
SHERIDAN PARK ARABIANS
NATURAL HOOFCARE AND BAREFOOT TRIMMING
EQUINE DESIGNS BY FIONA
H3 Horse Age
3.1 At all affiliated endurance and marathon rides, novice and endurance horses must show a full mouth of permanent teeth erupted and with permanent incisors in wear and the horse must be no less than five years of age on the day of the ride. The horse’s age is calculated from the day of its birth. In the absence of an official/registered birth date, the horse must show a full mouth of teeth with permanent corner incisors in wear.
3.2 At all affiliated training rides horses must show a full mouth of permanent teeth erupted (but the corner incisors need not be in wear) and the horse must be no less than four and a half years of age on the day of the ride.
3.3 A horse must be six years of age before it can start in a 160 kilometre AERA endurance event.
H5 Novice Horse and the Novice Horse Logbook
5.1 A horse is a novice horse until all the following requirements have been complied with:
a) A Novice Horse Logbook must be registered for that horse, which must be presented when the horse is entered as a novice horse at an affiliated endurance ride - except in the case of the THIRTEEN MONTH (H.8) rule.
Thirteen month rule
When a qualified Endurance Horse has not successfully completed one affiliated endurance ride in the preceding 13 months, that horse must be entered as a Novice Horse until it does so. Ride details and results will be entered in that horse's Endurance Horse Logbook. Horses entered under this rule must comply with all Novice Horse rules.
b) At least 3 affiliated endurance rides in any riding division must be successfully completed - excluding training rides.
c) A minimum period of 90 days must elapse commencing from the date the horse successfully completes its first affiliated endurance ride.
5.2 A novice horse must not be entered in an affiliated endurance ride when the total distance of the ride is more than 120 kilometre.
novice horse may only enter a maximum of four affiliated endurance rides of
between 80 and 120 kilometres inclusive in any 90 day period, retrospective
from the date of the ride to be entered, and only 2 rides in any 22 day period.
5.4 All novice horses in each leg of an affiliated ride shall comply with one of the following:
a) shall comply with a minimum riding time determined by the ride committee in consultation with the Chief Steward and Head Veterinarian. The minimum riding time shall be calculated by dividing the distance of the ride or leg by 14 kilometres/h or less.
b) shall ride behind a pace rider as defined in the TRAINING RIDE RULES. The pace rider shall not complete the distance of any riding leg in a time less than that as determined in rule H.5.4a).5.5 That for Vet-Gate-Into-Hold times, Novice Horse “time” shall be taken as time taken on course. Present times must not be included in this calculation. (Note: Over the line at the end of each leg is the time allowed for a Novice Horse (confirmed at Ride Talk) but actual ride time is still taken from when the rider calls time)
SAERAs Bib Policy is now mandatory in 2012. Please go to our Forms page for all the information and the Order Form
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We have coffee mugs (two colours) and stubby holders (six colours) for sale at $5 each plus any postage. Please email Shirley at firstname.lastname@example.org as they are now available.
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A number of years ago AERA adopted the prohibited substance list used by the FEI. When medication control is undertaken at endurance rides the substances being tested for can be found in a 29 page document atSome have asked how long a substance on this list stays in a horse' system. This should be discussed with your treating vet.
Ride Talk Etiquette
There is a proforma in our stationery kit for ride talks, ride organisers are advised to use it to keep their talks on track.
RIDERS : need to demonstrate some
1 not speaking amongst themselves while ride talk is on (even if the ride talk is not for your ride)
2 please let ride organisers finish before they ask questions
It is now mandatory for all livestock owners to have a Property Identification Code (PIC) for their property. To read all the information about this go to www.pir.sa.gov.au >biosecurity SA > animal health > animal identification. Here on line you will find a copy of the leaflet regarding PICs Information Click here on PIC Leaflet and also the form which has to be submitted - click here on PIC Application. It is necessary that you have a PIC for your property even if you only have one animal so please read the leaflet and complete the Application Form.
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It would help the Ride Secretary with Entries at each ride if you could print out the Entry Form (see our Forms Page) and complete it before each ride. Don't forget that the form must be signed at the bottom and the signature of a responsible adult is needed for Junior Riders and also the signature of a responsible member if the horse is owned other than by the rider. If you are not a member then you must sign a Liability Waiver. It is ESSENTIAL that an emergency contact phone number is supplied. Also members must make sure they use their Membership Card for 2011 !!
There is a NEW PRICE LIST on the Merchandise Order Form.
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Click below to see the FEI World Rankings in Endurance including the top ranking Australian riders.
Please go to our Rule Book Page to see 4 changes to the Rulebook as from January 2011.
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If you see a number at the bottom of the photo it means there is a comment. To read the comment click on the photo to enlarge it and then scroll down until you get to the comment.
Your Club needs you!
The State Management Committee urgently seeks helpers to generally lend a hand to make sure the rides go ahead. To those who have already offered your invaluable service we thank you most sincerely.
Please contact Jil Bourton (8532 4112 or mobile 0401 675383) and let her know what you can do.
No helpers means no rides.
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If at all possible please download the Entry Form from the Forms page, fill in where possible and bring with you to the Ride Secretary on the day - it will help save time.
See our new page Young Horse Challenge
TRACY'S MUM'S LEMON CORDIAL
For those of you who have enjoyed the delicious Lemon Cordial provided by Tracy's mum when the rides pass their property (and for those who haven't !!) here is the recipe:
Juice of 10 Lemons; Rind of 6 Lemons grated; 30g Tartaric Acid; 30g Citric Acid (One tablespoon); Ý kg Sugar; Pour on 20 cups of boiling water, blend then bottle. Keep in the fridge.
IF ANYONE OUT THERE WOULD LIKE TO CONTRIBUTE PHOTOS OR A REPORT OF THEIR RIDE PLEASE CONTACT SHIRLEY ON email@example.com . THIS INCLUDES ANY SAERA MEMBERS RIDING INTERSTATE. Photos need to be in jpeg format and preferably not too large, contact me if you are not sure about sizing your photos.
The following pages on our website change frequently. Make sure you keep checking them out:
The Home Page, Ride Calendar, Ride Flyers, Results, Reports (when someone sends one in!!), Photo Gallery, Members Page, Minutes (monthly), Classifieds and our Guestbook is being used quite frequently.
Please make sure that you nominate for all Endurance and Training and Introductory rides (this means any ride).
Nominations should be made to the person(s) named on the Ride Calendar using the phone number or fax details provided (email may be used but is suggested that use the reply receipt facility with your email and if you do not receive a receipt you will have to telephone to make sure your entry has been received. This is your responsibility so it is suggested your email is sent in plenty of time.) Nominations MUST be received by 8pm on the Monday preceding the ride.
A late entry fee of $10 will be added to all entries on the day where the pre-ride nomination has not been received prior to 8pm on the preceding Monday.
We welcome enquiries from non-endurance riders. Contact details of all Committee members are on our Committee page so please contact anyone on this list if you are interested in learning more. Don't be intimidated by the thought of riding 80km, every event has a 20km Introductory Ride and a Training Ride as well.
Rides are held at various locations throughout the cooler months of the year. Please check the Ride Calendar for details.
If you wish to print up one of our forms or ride flyers, just click on the forms page or ride flyers and then click on whichever form you wish to print, this will appear as a pdf file and you can then click print. I am endeavouring to put maps on the website for each ride. Don't forget you can make these bigger by clicking on the % sign above the map. They are in pdf so you can print them out.
PHOTO GALLERY AND PHOTO ORDERS
If you wish to look at photos in the photo gallery, click on the photo gallery page and then click on one of the albums, all the photos will appear and if you wish to see one enlarged just click on the photo itself. You will see a number and title under the enlarged photo and if you are interested in obtaining your photo on a disc for a small cost to cover expenses please contact Shirley (see below) and quote the album (ride name) and the number and title of the photo. If you look at the photos in full page they may not look very sharp as they are only low resolution on the website, photos on a disc will be high resolution so they can be reproduced as a photograph.
MEMBERS PAGE, ETC.
If you would like anything to be added to this website there is a Members page and text and photos can be added. If you send photos it would be a great help if you could try and ensure that they are less than 250kb.
See Classified page for details re advertising rates.
Links - just go to the links page and click on the website you would like to look at. If you would like any other links to be added please contact Shirley (see below).
Contact Shirley Ellis by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 85640024 / 0414436307.