OCER is a Nonprofit Organization
OCER STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY:
Ozark County Endurance Riders believe in the integrity of the sport of endurance riding. The basis for this belief is rooted in the concepts of "to finish is to win" "fit to continue" "no tolerance for drug use" and "sportsmanship in competition".
- No Tolerance for Drug Use
- Sportsmanship in Competition
It is the desire of this membership to encourage the education of equine enthusiasts, to promote the preservation and use of trails, and to place the welfare of the horse first and foremost. To this end, Ozark Country Endurance Riders will follow American Endurance Ride Conference rules and guidelines.
Therefore, Ozark Country Endurance Rider’s sanctioned rides will reflect the above philosophy both in management and participation while members will do so by their conduct
We invite you to come ride with us !
We have a full program lined up for the 2015 Central Region Convention in Dennison on January 17.
Saturday, Dr. Julie Bullock will give a presentation on conditioning the WHOLE horse. Terry Whitman will explain how to shoe/trim properly to avoid problems over time. Dr. Bruton will discuss acupuncture and other holistic forms of equine treatment. John Nowell will give us some tips on how to get a good trail picture. Our central region vets will join in a panel to discuss how to achieve longevity in the endurance horse as well as other questions you may have.
Saturday evening TERA, TADRA and OCER will present their year-end awards followed by a party!!.
Sunday morning all AERC members are invited to a "business" session with the Central Region Directors to discuss current event with AERC and finally to plan next year's convention. AND THE BEST PART--Once again the central region ride managers have generously donated free ride entries to our raffle. Tickets will be on sale at the registration table and ,during all the breaks on Saturday, drawings will be held for those entries and other donated door prizes. Remember, the more tickets you buy, the greater your chance of winning!!
Mary Mosshammer, AERC #85
Remember--Riding is the art of keeping the horse between you and the ground!!