Meeting Announcement: April 22 @ 6:30 pm

You are invited to The Distance Riders of Manitoba Zoom meeting Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5794965683 Meeting ID: 579 496 5683 One tap mobile +14388097799,,5794965683# Canada +15873281099,,5794965683# Canada Dial by your location        +1 438 809 7799 Canada        +1 587 328 1099 Canada        +1 647 374 4685 Canada        +1 647 558 0588 Canada        +1 778 907 2071…

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The Way Back and the Unexpected Goal

It’s 1984 and my mother has found a new fun sport for her and her horse, Fairell.  I am only eight years old, so naturally I get dragged along.  Enter 1985 and now I’ve got a taste for the sport too.  Competitive trail riding.  At nine years old I had completed my first season, and…

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Congratulations! 2020 Award Winners

These winners have already been announced and posted….but it’s time to celebrate their accomplishments again. 2020 was not the ride season that anyone expected, but we all pulled together and had some excellent rides. Some of us ended up with more time to train and ride than we normally would have had, and for that…

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Endurance – Take 2

By: Kara Popplestone Pony wins over arabian for this rider As the craziness that is 2020 comes to a close, it has me thinking about my first full ride season and the wild ride that was 2019. I attempted to, and eventually did, start my distance riding journey with a fire breathing dragon of a…

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Endurance: All in the Family!

Pictured: Wendy, Peter, Ethen, Elsie and Erin. Written by: Wendy Carnegie Lately I see everyone is busy planning and sharing goals for 2020. I find all of it so inspiring and love to read where everyone is at and where everyone wants to be.  I often give thought to my own goals, but now, even…

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2020 Volunteers & Board Members

Thank you to our Volunteers! We are so excited to add two new Ride Managers to our club. Claudia Gavran and Tricia Mason, thank you for stepping up! We also hope to see some new trail markers working with our experienced crew to learn how to scope and mark new trail. Also, Andy Dunlop has…

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ALL Breeds Welcome!

Written by: Darice Whyte, President of DRM I recently read a comment on Facebook where a person was of the belief she couldn’t come out to our endurance rides unless she was riding an Arabian. The person didn’t feel she would be accepted or welcomed by the rest of us otherwise. The comment horrified me…

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