TWO DAY ENDURANCE RIDE AND Ride & Tie

SEPTEMBER 07-08, 2012 - BIG SOUTH FORK NATIONAL RIVER AND RECREATION AREA, ONEIDA, TN SANCTIONED BY: AERC, SERA, AHA AND RIDE & TIE ASSOC.

You are invited to the 18th annual Big South Fork Endurance Ride. The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is a 120,000-acre park, which straddles the Tennessee-Kentucky line 80 miles northwest of Knoxville. The defining feature of the area is the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River. The land is woodland plateau that has been sculpted into rugged rocky bluffs and deep gorges. The sandstone has been carved into fascinating formations of cliffs, rock shelters, arches and pillars. Both days of competition with include a 30-mile and a 50-mile ride and the 100 mile ride returns on Saturday! You may mix and match horses and distances, as you desire. IF you are entering the AHA sanctioned rides, please be sure and enter your AHA numbers on the entry form and sign an AHA ride waiver.

IF you are entering the AHA sanctioned rides, please be sure and enter your AHA numbers on the entry form and sign an AHA ride waiver. There will be a 30 and 50 mile Ride and Tie held on Friday and Saturday and a 8-mile 'fun run' on Sunday. Ride and Tie is a competition among teams of two people, one horse and 10, 30 or 50 miles of trail. Ride and Tie's are lots of fun and you do not have to be in great shape to do it. Really. For more information and entry forms for the Ride and Tie, contact Joanne Mitchell at 423-337-6194 (before 10 PM Eastern Time).