The 2018 Pump Up Your Levels Stable/Facility goes to Sandridge Stables

Congratulations to Sandridge Stables – the stable/facility recipient of the 2018 Pump Up Your Levels! Established in 1989 in Rocky Mountain House, but moving to Sherwood Park in 2006, Sandridge Stables offers programming to all levels with a focus on eventing,...

Jessica Tyrrell receives the Charlene Baker Western Rider Bursary

Join us in congratulating Jessica Tyrrell of Strathmore, AB – the recipient of the 2019 Charlene Baker Western Rider Bursary! Jessica Tyrrell has been an Albertan for 25 years, and a member of AEF for nearly 20. Although a passionate horsewoman now, it was the...
Do you have a heartwarming story to tell? We want to hear it!

Do you have a heartwarming story to tell? We want to hear it!

Submit an idea for a heartwarming story for the chance to have it published in an upcoming issue of Alberta Bits! Do you know an individual who has made a significant contribution to our community and deserves to be recognized? Or perhaps a story about beating all...
2018 Provincial Award Recipients Announced

2018 Provincial Award Recipients Announced

Please join us in congratulating our 2018 Provincial Award Recipients! With over 50 nominations submitted, the AEF Awards Committee was given the difficult task to choose just seven and put in many hours to determine which candidates were most deserving. We...
Canter Away Current Coach Spotlight – Robin Koltusky

Canter Away Current Coach Spotlight – Robin Koltusky

We are proud to award the January 2019 Canter Away Current incentive to Robin Koltusky! Robin began her journey as a professional in the equine industry by attending NAIT in 2006, majoring in Horsemanship. She continued on to work under multiple trainers in various...
What Does the Bighorn Country Proposal Mean for Equestrians?

What Does the Bighorn Country Proposal Mean for Equestrians?

In early fall 2018, we surveyed our members about what our priorities should be in supporting recreational riding. What we heard is that involvement in land use planning issues, such as the current Bighorn Country Proposal, is overwhelmingly important to equestrians....

Take a Seat on the Board: Call for Nominations

The AEF is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors to support the objectives, goals and activities of the organization. The AEF Board will reflect a diversity of experience, skills, knowledge and abilities suited to the strategic needs of the...
Bighorn Country Proposal: An AEF Update

Bighorn Country Proposal: An AEF Update

We have been networking and following-up with members regarding questions and concerns related to the Bighorn Proposals, and have been searching for answers about how the proposed changes would impact equestrians. We have been liaising one-on-one with the Minister’s...
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