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     MRER Convention and Awards Banquet

February 23-25, 2018


Ramada Plaza & Convention Center         303-452-4100

        10 E 120th Ave          Northglenn, CO 80233

Special Convention Rate: $84/king, $94 /double,  breakfast included

From I-25 take exit 223 (120th Ave) go east 2 blocks. The hotel is on the right.





MRER Horse Bingo: Best way to spend a Fri. night! Cash bar with light appetizers 6-10 PM, bingo at 7 PM. Try your luck at bingo and win ride entries.



Morning Session:


“Improved Performance through Improved Riding: Getting the Most out of Your Horse” Donna Snyder-Smith Donna is a  national clinician, lecturer, and author of three books, including The  Complete Guide to Endurance Riding and Competition. Donna was recognized by the American Riding Instructors Association for her contribution to the industry by making her the first recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award and she was named one of the top 50 riding instructors in the industry. She is a Tevis buckle holder and she has coached such endurance icons as Becky Hart and Valerie Kanavy. Donna will guide you through steps to improve your results; go further, faster or just feel better at the end of a ride.

Afternoon Sessions:


Exercises and Drills to Help You In the Saddle” Christy Landwehr  Christy is a Master Level Riding Instructor and Equine Facility Manager through the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) and has taught students in 4-H and Pony Club and students in almost all disciplines.  This fun interactive session will get you on your feet and moving!  These exercises and fun drills will help you and your horse develop a better understanding of each other and provide you will tools to improve your riding whether in the arena or out on the trail.

“Finding your Horse’s “Sweet Spot” and Other Endurance Tips for Success”, Sami Browneller​ Sami is the 2017 AERC 50 Mile National Champion. She is a trainer, rider and junior mentor. She will share some of her secrets to success including conditioning, showing for Best Condition and preparing your horse for an optimal performance.



Trade Show: Check out new items in endurance gear for both horse and rider. Restock electrolytes, easy boots, supplements, and other essentials for the upcoming ride season. Sell your unused saddle and tack.  Buy more raffle tickets!


Awards Dinner: Weight Division and LD Awards, Best Condition, High Mileage Champion and 100 Mile Champion, Hall of Fame, etc. Come celebrate the year’s successes.






Board of Directors Meeting  10:00am-12:00pm

Members welcome