AERC MID-YEAR BOARD MEETING
Saturday, 29 June, 1985
The mid-year board meeting of the directors of AERC met at Singing Hills Arabian Ranch, 29 June, 1985, 3:20pm, President Lindsay Talliferro presiding. Present were Lindsay Talliferro, Barbara McCrary, Joanne Hanson John Saunders, Jeff Briscoe, Robbie Pruitt, Rod Meier, Jim Bumgardner, Pat French, Joe Long, Louise Reidel, Jackie Mitchell, Maggie Price, and Tom Goton. There being a quorum the following business was conducted.
MOVED and SECONDED that the age of junior riders be age 16 and under. Motion carried (section 5a)
MOVED and SECONDED that from age 14 to 16, juniors who have completed 500 AERC sanctioned miles and with the written consent of his/her parents or guardians may ride unsponsored. Motion carried. (section 5b)
(New Rule 5b: Exception: Juniors from the age of 14 to 16 who have completed 500 AERC sanctioned miles and with the written consent of parents or guardian may ride unsponsored.)
No action. Recommendation by Lindsay Talliferro that 100 mile rides have a vet check approx. 85-92 miles and have a stiff vet exam.
Jeff Briscoe gave a report on joining AHSA. Benefit to be sponsorship and drug testing. No action.
AERC FUND RAISING
Jeff Briscoe gave a report on the AERC fund raising ride to be held 11 Nov. at Camp Pendleton, San Diego. No action.
KEY MAN INSURANCE
MOVED and SECONDED that we obtain "key-man" insurance on Joe Long. Motion carried.
Jeff Briscoe is checking on the feasibility of the Las Vegas area. No action.
To be determined later.
100 MILE AWARD
MOVED and SECONDED that the procedure adopted at the 1985 convention be effective for this ride year. Motion carried.
MOVED and SECONDED the meeting be adjourned at 5pm. Meeting adjourned.
AERC MID-YEAR BOARD MEETING
Sunday, 30 June, 1985
The mid-year board meeting of the directors of the American Endurance Ride Conference met at the Heritage Hotel, Denver, CO Sunday, 30 June, 1985, at 8:30 am.
Present Lindsay Talliferro, Barbara McCrary, Joanne Hanson, Joe Long, Robbi Pruitt, John Saunders, Pat French, Louise Reidel, Tom Goton, Holly Ulyate, Maggie Price, Jackie Mitchell, Jeff Briscoe, Jim Bumgardner, and Rod Meier. There.being a quorum the following business was conducted.
MOVED and SECONDED that there be established three weight divisions: lightweight to 140 lbs; middle weight 141 to 180 lbs; heavy weight 181lbs and over. Motion carried, effective 1 Dec, 1985.
Discussion on scope of AERC activities. President Talliferro to review AERC charter.
NATIONAL AND REG. CHAMPIONS
Discussion on point system. No action. Regional Championships discussed. MOVED and SECONDED to increase the notoriety of each regional champion. Motion carried.
Committee formed to formulate questionaire for the members. Joe Long, chm. Holly Ulyate, Jim Bumgardner, Robbi Pruitt.
An awards committee was formed. John Saunders chm, Lindsay Talliferro, and Robbi Pruitt. Dead line for suggestions to be Oct 30th. (suggestion that each issue of newsletter have a story on a different regional champion.)
MOVED and SECONDED that the ride manager may not overrule a vet decision on a veterinary matter. Motion carried.
MOVED and SECONDED that each AERC sanctioned ride must have a post finish line vet exam which the horse must pass to qualify for successful completion, the criteria to be announced prior to the ride. Motion carried.
MOVED and SECONDED, beginning 1 Dec, 1985, to qualify for best condition, a horse must finish within 20% of the riding time of the first horse who qualifies for being judged for best condition and up to the top ten finishers. 6 aye. 8 nay. Motion defeated.
MOVED and SECONDED that best condition be returned to 20% of the time of the first finisher, up to the first ten. Motion carried.
MOVED and SECONDED that meeting be adjourned. Meeting adjourned at 12:30pm. -
(Annie: There is a tremendous amount of discussion and suggestions on these tapes that don't belong in the minutes of proceedings, that perhaps might be of value to the directors if transcribed for future consideration) Joanne