Upcoming Events

Check back often; page will be updated as rides are sanctioned for the following season and more information such as entry forms are posted. When available, links to either the ride website and/or entry form will be provided.

2021 AZERC Events
Clinics, learning events, socials, organized training rides, etc

January 23, 2021    Endurance 101 Clinic
Time & Location: Time TBD; Cave Creek, AZ
Contact: MJ Fridley, 480-239-6708 or mjfridley@outlook.com  

February 13, 2021    AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Conditioning — Getting Started & Moving Up in Distance
Time & Location: 42318 N Castle Hot Springs Rd, Morristown, AZ
Contact: Andrea Maitland, 480-223-8576 or almaitland@aol.com

April 17, 2021    AZERC Learning Event & Social and Tack Sale
Topic: What to Pack: For the Ride, On the Trail/Saddlebags, In the Vet/Crew Bag
Time & Location: 9am-12:00pm; Cave Creek, AZ
Contact: Ashley Wingert, 760-209-3008 or echorider@msn.com

May 15, 2021    AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Rider Fitness/Conditioning
Time & Location: Peoria, AZ
Contact: Susie Kramer, 717-979-9411 or fitgirlfitness@gmail.com

June 12, 2021    AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Goal Setting and Introduction of the Official AZERC
Time & Location: 9am-11am; 5550 E Highland Rd, Cave Creek, AZ
Contact: MJ Fridley, 480-239-6708 or mjfridley@outlook.com

August 7, 2021 AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Equine Nutrition
Time & Location: Time TBD; Cave Creek, AZ
Contact: MJ Fridley, 480-239-6708 or mjfridley@outlook.com or arizonaenduranceriders@gmail.com

September 11, 2021 AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Etiquette (Ride Camp, Vet Check, On Trail)
Time & Loction: TBD’ Cave Creek, AZ
Contact: Ashley Wingert, 760-209-3008 or arizonaenduranceriders@gmail.com

October 16, 2021 AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Ride With GPS
Time & Location: TBD, Mesa, AZ
Contact: Lancette Koerner, 480-650-3124, arizonaenduranceriders@gmail.com

November 13, 2021 AZERC Learning Event & Social
Topic: Trailer Maintenance & Tire Changing
Time & Location: TBD, Desert Hills, AZ
Contact: Kim Lipko, arizonaenduranceriders@gmail.com

AERC Ride Calendar for Arizona rides (2021 seasons)

2021 Ride Season
AERC-sanctioned endurance rides

December 5-6, 2020    Jingle Bell Trot
Ride Manager: Debi Sanger
Distances: 50/25/Intro; 30/Intro
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park, Goodyear, AZ

January 16, 2021     Tonto Twist
Ride Manager: Lancette Koerner
Distances: 50 ONLY
Location: Rodeo Park Event Center, Apache Junction, AZ

February 27, 2021     Wickenburg Land of the Sun
Ride Manager: Lawrence and Maureen Serrano
Distance: 50/30/Intro
Location: Boyd Ranch, Wickenburg, AZ
Special Note: FREE ENTRY FOR JUNIOR RIDERS

March 12-14, 2021     Old Pueblo Pioneer
Ride Manager: Marilyn McCoy
Distances: 30/55/Intro, 25/50/Intro, 25/50
Location: Empire Ranch, Sonoita, AZ

April 10, 2021    Lead-Follow @ Bumble Bee
Ride Manager: Stephanie Palmer-DuRoss
Distances: 50/25/Intro
Location: Bumble Bee Ranch, Bumble Bee, AZ

May 22-23, 2021 Cinders Trot
Ride Manager: Debi Sanger
Distances: 30/55/Intro; 30/55/Intro
Location: Coconino Nat’l Forest, Flagstaff, AZ

July 24, 2021 Western States Trail 100-Miles-One-Day:
The Tevis Cup
Truckee, CA to Auburn, CA
Tevis is THE original endurance ride where it all got started.
Whether you are riding, crewing, or following the live webcast
on ride day to cheer on your fellow Zonies, join us for the 65th
running of The Tevis Cup!

August 29-31, 2021    Grand Canyon XP I Pioneer
Ride Manager: Ann Nicholson
Distances: 25/50, 25/50, 25/50/55
Location: North Rim of the Grand Canyon, AZ

Sept 2-4, 2021    Grand Canyon XP II Pioneer
Ride Manager: Ann Nicholson
Distances: 25/50, 25/50, 25/50/55
Location: North Rim of the Grand Canyon, AZ

Oct 9, 2021 Man Against Horse
Ride Manager: Ron Barrett
Distances: 25/50/Intro
Location: Fain Ranch, Prescott Valley, AZ

November 6, 2021    Lead-Follow @ McDowell
Ride Manager: Stephanie Palmer-DuRoss
Distances: 30/50/75/100/Intro
Location: McDowell Mtn Park, Fountain Hills, AZ

2021 Ride Season Ends Nov 30

2022 Ride Season
AERC-sanctioned endurance rides

December 4-5, 2021    Jingle Bell Trot
Ride Manager: Debi Sanger
Distances: 50/25/Intro; 30/Intro
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park, Goodyear, AZ

January 15, 2022     Tonto Twist 50
Ride Manager: Lancette Koerner
Distances: 50 ONLY
Location: Rodeo Park Event Center, Apache Junction, AZ

April 9, 2022    Lead-Follow @ Bumble Bee
Ride Manager: Stephanie Palmer-DuRoss
Distances: 50/25/Intro
Location: Bumble Bee Ranch, Bumble Bee, AZ