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Programs


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Rookie Riders Program

Rookie Riders

A fun and comprehensive program that teaches activities and skills that are fundamental to success in horseback riding.

Rookie Riders
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Rider out on their horse.

Ride & Drive

A rewards program designed to give recreational riders, drivers and vaulters an extra incentive to spend more hours in the saddle or behind the breeching.

Ride & Drive
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horse trail riding

Trail Riding

The trail riding community is constantly growing and the AEF continues to advocate for horse access to trails and horse camping facilities.

Trail Riding
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Coach Helps Rider

Learn to Ride/Drive

A program that provides an opportunity for riders to progress through a series of increasingly complex written tests, interviews, and under-saddle jump and flat tests.

Learn to Ride/Drive
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Horse and Rider training in the dark.

Long-Term Equestrian Development

LTED is an optimal training, competition and recovery schedule specific to equestrian athletes for each stage of athletic development.

Long-Term Equestrian Development
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Provincial Officials

This program develops and licenses accredited judges and stewards for Wild Rose sanctioned competitions.

Provincial Officials
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Rookie Riders Program

Rookie Riders

A fun and comprehensive program that teaches activities and skills that are fundamental to success in horseback riding.

Rookie Riders
Learn More
Rider out on their horse.

Ride & Drive

A rewards program designed to give recreational riders, drivers and vaulters an extra incentive to spend more hours in the saddle or behind the breeching.

Ride & Drive
Learn More
horse trail riding

Trail Riding

The trail riding community is constantly growing and the AEF continues to advocate for horse access to trails and horse camping facilities.

Trail Riding
Learn More
Coach Helps Rider

Learn to Ride/Drive

A program that provides an opportunity for riders to progress through a series of increasingly complex written tests, interviews, and under-saddle jump and flat tests.

Learn to Ride/Drive
Learn More
Horse and Rider training in the dark.

Long-Term Equestrian Development

LTED is an optimal training, competition and recovery schedule specific to equestrian athletes for each stage of athletic development.

Long-Term Equestrian Development
Learn More
A man measuring a show jump rail for a competition.

Provincial Officials

This program develops and licenses accredited judges and stewards for Wild Rose sanctioned competitions.

Provincial Officials
Learn More
Rookie Riders Program

Rookie Riders

A fun and comprehensive program that teaches activities and skills that are fundamental to success in horseback riding.

Rookie Riders
Learn More
Rider out on their horse.

Ride & Drive

A rewards program designed to give recreational riders, drivers and vaulters an extra incentive to spend more hours in the saddle or behind the breeching.

Ride & Drive
Learn More
horse trail riding

Trail Riding

The trail riding community is constantly growing and the AEF continues to advocate for horse access to trails and horse camping facilities.

Trail Riding
Learn More
Coach Helps Rider

Learn to Ride/Drive

A program that provides an opportunity for riders to progress through a series of increasingly complex written tests, interviews, and under-saddle jump and flat tests.

Learn to Ride/Drive
Learn More
Horse and Rider training in the dark.

Long-Term Equestrian Development

LTED is an optimal training, competition and recovery schedule specific to equestrian athletes for each stage of athletic development.

Long-Term Equestrian Development
Learn More
A man measuring a show jump rail for a competition.

Provincial Officials

This program develops and licenses accredited judges and stewards for Wild Rose sanctioned competitions.

Provincial Officials
Learn More

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about our membership, insurance, and community of Equestrians.

One of the benefits of an AEF membership is the insurance which is provided through Acera Insurance. For more information, contact Acera Insurance directly for all questions regarding insurance at 1-800-670-1877. Ask for the equine department. What is the insurance coverage included with an AEF membership?Read more
An AEF membership provides its members access to nationally and provincially sanctioned events. These include Wild Rose competitions and Equestrian Canada events within Alberta.
The New Rider's Guide book contains all the information needed on the various equestrian disciplines, how to choose a certified instructor/coach, picking the right facility, what to wear, helmet safety, risk protection, intro to rider programs, health benefits, and much more. I’m a first time rider, where should I start?Read more

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