Distance Horse and Rider Development Program and Set Speed Rides

The purpose of this program is to challenge and reward riders and horses of all ages in the sport of long distance riding in a progressive manner, with a goal of fitness, longevity and success at local, national and international competition.distancerider2

Many thanks go to those knowledgeable veterinarians, judges and experienced horsemen and women whose advice and constructive criticism helped to shape and reshape this program to its present form.

Horses and Riders registered in this program are eligible to earn Level Recognition and to compete for Special Program Awards, as described:

“Recognition of Achievement” at Bronze, Silver and Gold Levels is offered to all Ontario long distance riders and horses upon registering in the program, when proof of successful competition kms/miles is provided.

Handbook update 08-Sep-2015

Please fill out this survey about set speed ride times, speed and judging..