Thursday, 28 April 2011
27th Annual NASTR Endurance Rides - June 4 2011
Hosted by the Nevada All-State Trail Riders, Inc.
AERC Sanctioned / AHA Region #7Local Rides
30/ 50 / 75 miles - June 4, 2011
LOCATION: Dayton Valley Rodeo Grounds, 500 Schaad Lane, Dayton, Nevada located approximately 11 miles east of Carson City on Highway 50 East. Turn EAST at the stop light in Dayton onto Dayton Valley Rd. Immediately after crossing the Carson River bridge turn RIGHT onto Ricci Road (you will see the sign to Rodeo Grounds). Follow 1⁄2 mile, turn LEFT into the Dayton Rodeo Grounds. Horse water will be available.
TRAIL: The rides will run in a figure eight loop, with an out vet check. Crews will have limited access, crew bags can be sent out to the check. Hay, water and lunch will be provided by ride management. Crews can purchase lunch for $3.00. The trail is of moderate difficulty in the Pine Nut Mountain Range. There are several rocky creek crossings in Eldorado Canyon which will be ridden at the start and finish of all the rides. The trail has a variety of sandy and rocky terrain in a wooded juniper and pine nut forest, with scenic views and rock formations. Elevation ranges from 4,500 to 6,500.
75 MILE AERC / AHA#110710843LOCAL RIDE: The 75 mile ride will consist of the 50 mile figure eight trail, plus a 25 mile loop trail from the out vet check. The 75 mile ride must be completed in order to be in contention for the NASTR Triple Crown, which includes the Nevada Derby50, NASTR75, and the Virginia City 100.
50 MILE AERC / AHA#110710842LOCAL RIDE: The 50 mile ride will run in a figure eight loop, with 2 out vet checks.
30 MILE AERC LD RIDE: The 30 mile trail is one loop with the out vet check half way. This limited distance (LD) ride is being held to promote trail use and trail awareness among local horseback riders. It is intended primarily as a training ride for new riders and young or inexperienced horses. There is no emphasis on winning. Every successful finisher will receive a completion award. All proceeds will go towards trail preservation.
VETERINARIANS: Head Vet; Jay Mero, DVM, Marcia Smith DVM, Karen Hassan, DVM
VET CHECK: Friday, June 3, 2011, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All horses must be pre-vetted and numbered before starting the ride. A pre-ride meeting will be held approximately at 7:00 p.m.
STARTING TIMES: 75mile ride- 5:00 a.m. (18 hours elapsed time given for completion), 50 mile ride - 6:00 a.m. (12 hours elapsed time given for completion), 30 mile ride - 9:00 a.m. (7:15hours elapsed time given for completion)
AWARDS: Completion awards will be given to all successful finishers on all three rides. There will also be awards for the Overall Winner, 1st in each weight division, 1st Junior, Best Condition and Top Tenfor both the 75 and 50 mile rides. A Horse Excellence Award will be awarded among all horses completing the 30mile ride. Please pick up your awards if you are not staying for the awards presentation, as they will not be mailed.
POT LUCK DINNER: A pot luck dinner will be served following the 50 mile ride at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. Please bring your favorite easy dish if you would like to participate. Ride results and an awards presentation will be
announced. 75 milers will be served as they finish and may pick up their award at that time.
75 mile ride- $110.00-$15.00 discount if postmarked by 5/28/11
50 mile ride - $105.00 -$15.00 discount if postmarked by 5/28/11
30 mile ride- $100.00 -$15.00 discount if postmarked by 5/28/11
Juniors ride for 1⁄2 price. NASTR members who have paid their 2011dues can deduct $5.00 from their entry fee. All non-AERC members must pay an additional $15.00. Cancellations by 6/2/11will receive a full refund. After 6/2/11all but $15.00 will be refunded. No Shows will not receive a refund. A$25.00 fee will be charged for any returned checks. Checks will not be cashed until after the ride.
SPONSORS: Special thanks to our ride sponsor Bensons Feed & Tack located in Carson City, for providing hay for the vet check.
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Kim Mileo - Ride Manager.... firstname.lastname@example.org or Connie Creech - Ride Secretary... email@example.com
or see the NASTR WEB SITE: www.NASTR.org