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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, volunteer staff, and riders: THANK YOU!!!!
    Once again we were able to offer and host another outstanding year of OD rides, clinics, and competition by virtue of the hard work and dedication of our AMAZING group of volunteers who are the outstanding and greatly valued backbone of our organization. Their dedication makes the competition possible, and some even give up their chance to ride in order to make it possible for others to enjoy the trails that day. So...if you are riding or crewing or even just helping a rider get through their competition next year, make it your goal to take a second here and there throughout the day and THANK A VOLUNTEER. Guaranteed it will not only brighten their day, it will brighten yours as well. :-)

    AND if you'd like to throw your hat into the fun and social Volunteer Corps for a ride (or clinic, or more!) just let us know through our Contact Form. If you have a preference - like helping at the Vet Check, spotting out on the trail, riding sweep after a division, trail clearing and marking, In/Out Timing, or camp layout - let us know as well.

    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!

    2015 Ride/Competition Schedule
    • No Frills is April 25 and 26, 2015
    • OD is June 13, 2015
    • National Championship is October 8 (50M) and October 10 (100M)

    2015 Clinic Schedule
    • Endurance 101 (unmounted, indoor) clinic is February 21
    • Ride & Tie Weekend is July 25 and 26

    © 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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