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  • The Old Dominion Endurance Rides, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1973 to promote and sponsor the equestrian sport of endurance riding.

    Our organization annually hosts several endurance clinics and endurance rides in Northern Virginia including:

    • The No Frills
    • The Old Dominion
    • The Fort Valley.

    We invite you to visit this website for information on our organization, including upcoming rides and clincs, entry forms, results, and membership.

    Photos above are from courtesy of our ride photographers/riders/members.
    Many thanks to all for letting us share your great photos of the trail!

    Click here for information on the
    2015 AERC National Championship Ride


    OD Christmas Party on Saturday, December 13th!

    We are celebrating the end of a GREAT 2014 season, and invite all our members to the OD's annual fabulous end-of-the-year Christmas party Saturday evening on December 13th. We will have lots of year end awards to give out, auction items to bid on, and tons of delicious food to chow down upon while you enjoy being with all your endurance friends, both new and ancient.

    Invitations are in the mail with all the details (except the date is missing, so just pencil it in before you hang your invite on the fridge as a reminder).If you haven't received yours by next week, let us know and we'll post on to you poste haste.

    Click Here to download the invite!

    Hope to see everyone at the party!!!!!!!!!!!!

    THANK YOU!

    To all our Ride Managers, volunteers, and riders: Thank you once again for another outstanding year of OD rides, clinics, and competition. We closed out the ride season enjoying the glorious fall mountain foliage of Fort Valley with two spectacular days of 50/30 mile rides once again beautifully managed by Ride Manager Claire Godwin and her experienced corps of volunteers.
    THANK YOU, CLAIRE!!

    Next year Fort Valley will be preempted on the ride schedule as the OD will be hosting the 2015 AERC National Championships in October at the Orkney Springs ridecamp (the site of the OD June ride). We will have the details posted on the website as they become available.

    Mark your calendars for
    Saturday, Feb 21st, 2015
    Endurance 101 (unmounted, indoor) clinic

    Details TBA. We may also have a "Moving Up in Distance" (aka: "Beyond The Basics") clinic on Sunday if there's enough interest!

    Fort Valley Ride Results
    The Friday and Saturday ride results have been uploaded to our Results Page. You can also access them here:

    As always, these are the "unofficial" results that we send to AERC. Once the ride results appear in the AERC "Endurance News", after 30 days post publication they are considered "official".

    © The Old Dominion Endurance Rides, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
    All photos & graphics by Flora Hillman, unless noted otherwise.
    No photos or graphics may be used, copied, or downloaded without the express permission of the designer/photographer(s)

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