Redwood Endurance ride August 12th 2023
DIRECTIONS: From either direction, follow Highway 101 to the center of the town of Orick. Coming from the south, just before the Redwood Creek Bridge, turn right at the Orick School and follow Drydens Road to the Orick Rodeo Grounds and Horse Camp. Coming from the north, just as you drive over the Redwood Creek Bridge, turn left at the Orick School and follow Drydens Road to the Orick Rodeo Grounds and Horse Camp. (Web site: https://orick.net/orick-horse-camp)
RIDE ADDRESS:Orick Rodeo Grounds1000 Drydens Rd.Orick, CA 95555 RIDE RULES: Redwood Rides comply with all AERC and REER ride rules. Dogs are allowed in camp if on a six-foot leash at all times. No dogs in the vet, vet check, or dinner areas. Open fires are not permitted. Those who bring extra horses (horses not participating in the ride) must pay a fee of $5 per horse per day. Ride management is responsible for a per-horse fee paid to Orick Rodeo Grounds. All riders and volunteers must complete and sign the general release on the rider entry form. RIDE CAMP: Opens at noon on Friday and closes at noon on Sunday at the Orick Rodeo Grounds. Additional camping days are usually available; contact the Orick Horse Camp at 707-601-4129 for reservations. Friday and Saturday night’s camping fees are included in the ride entry fee. Pay the Orick Chamber of Commerce (Orick Horse Camp) directly for additional nights. There are a small number of corrals available to rent on a first-come, first-served basis. We charge a fee for the use of a corral, Friday and Saturday nights, $50.
FOOD: There will be NO potluck Friday night before the ride meeting. A catered dinner Saturday night is included for each rider. Extra dinner tickets ($20.00) are available at check-in (note on the entry form). All registered volunteers eat free! Wrist bands identify riders and volunteers. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Friday Afternoon: Present your horse to the veterinarian for a pre-ride exam at your scheduled appointment time. (Get your time when you check in for the ride.) Start times: Saturday, August 12 (Ride Day): 6:00 am – 50-mile ride. 8:00 am – 35-mile ride. In order to maintain social distance, rides on both distances will begin with a controlled start. ENTRY FORM NOTES: Download adult and junior rider entry forms from the REER website (www.redwoodendurance.com: Forms & Entries). Limited Distance and 50-miler riders must show proof of current AERC membership or pay a $15 non-member fee. Checks are cashed after the ride. CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Full refund 14 days before the ride. A $30 fee is withheld for cancellation within 14 days of the ride date. Cancellations (including no-shows) after the Tuesday before the ride receive no refund. A full refund of less than $30 for entrants whose horse did not pass the pre-ride veterinarian examination by the attending ride veterinarian/s. Head Veterinarian: Dr. Dan Chapman
CONTACT INFO: Questions/concerns? Would you like to bring a volunteer or donate your time to help run the ride? Please contact: Ride Manager: Pam Peace firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 707-267-6580MAIL SIGNED ENTRY FORMS with FEES TO: (Make checks payable to: “REER/Redwood Ride”) Redwood Empire Endurance PO Box 23 Ferndale, California 95536