Hooking the Newbies!

Reprinted from Endurance News, January 2013, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372 As Ride Managers, we have a lot more power than we realize with regard to whether that brand-spankin’ new rider at our ride becomes...

Integrity and Ride Management

Reprinted from Endurance News, November 2012, Ride Managers’ Column, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372 I find it a privilege to work with AERC’s Ride Managers’ Committee, because I think that the willingness to...

We Need YOU

Reprinted from Endurance News, October 2012, Ride Managers’ Column, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372   My long-suffering husband, Richard, has a theory. He says that if an endurance rider were to show up at a...

Just Sort of Happen Rides

Reprinted from Endurance News, September 2012, Ride Managers’ Column, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372 The Parallels in Ride Management and the Entrepreneurial Spirit (or  Running a “Just Sort Of Happens” Ride...

Managers Column GPS Joe Schoech

Reprinted from Endurance News, August 2012, Ride Managers’ Column, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372 Wow!!  So you want to be a ride manager and put on an endurance ride?  I am not quite sure what this malady is...

What To Do About Mis-Measured Rides?

Reprinted from Endurance News, July 2012, Ride Managers’ Column, monthly publication of the American Endurance Ride Conference, www.aerc.org, 866-271-2372 Quoting Jan Steven’s Vice President’s column from December, 2011: “3,168,000 inches. 264,000 feet. 88,000 yards....