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January, 2015
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In This Issue
Annual General Meeting
Trail Project Funding
Join the AEF Board
Thank You Casino Volunteers!
Upcoming Clinics
Art Smith Sport Legacy Endowment Grant
AEF Member Savings
We Need your Votes!!
AB Sports Hall of Fame
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Calgary, AB  T2X 1S3
Happy New Year!
It's Time to Renew your AEF Membership!  
Your 2014 Membership has expired.    Memberships can be renewed online or by downloading and completing the membership application (please ensure both sides are completed fully!)
As this is renewal time, if you do not renew online, please allow several weeks for membership processing.   Renewing online will allow immediate access to proof of membership via your online card or email confirmation.
Online Membership Renewals/ Purchases

Have an Online Account? Log into your online account from the AEF website.  Once logged in, click on "New or Renew My Membership".  

Setting Up an Online Account: To set up an online account, click on "Reset/Setup Password" to create your log-in information.  



  1. A current email must be on file to use the AEF Online System.  Your first and last name must match what is in the system. 
  2. If you are having system issues logging into your online account, please contact the AEF office.
  3. If you were a member in the past and have not renewed for sometime, please contact the AEF office.
  4. If you have Windows XP or Internet Explorer 6.0 you will not be able to log into your account due to security settings and lack of security updates with this system/program. 
AEF Annual General Meeting

Notice is Hereby Given

The Annual General Meeting of the Members of THE ALBERTA EQUESTRIAN FEDERATION SOCIETY is called for and will be held on 

March 21, 2015

10:30am in the Theatre Room

Airdrie Agriculture Centre, 97 East Lake Ramp NE, Airdrie, AB. 

All members are welcome to attend! 2014 Annual Report Presentation, Director Elections, Refreshments and Door Prizes!


March 21, 2015 AGM Agenda


2014 AEF AGM Minutes

Trail Supporter Funds Available

Apply for funding for your group's trail project!


It's time to start thinking about your next trail project! The 2015 AEF Trail Supporter Fund application forms and criteria info are now available online.  AEF member clubs are invited to submit their application before May 15, 2015.


Is there a trail you want to clear? Does that campsite need some corrals? Have you thought about putting in some pit toilets or campsite amenities? What about marking that hard-to-navigate trail? The AEF Trail Supporter Fund can help you to achieve those types of projects and more.



Funding for Therapeutic Riding Groups
Apply now to be a beneficiary of the 2015 AEF Wild Rose Trail Ride fundraiser!

 September 2015 will mark the 4th annual Wild Rose Trail Ride - a fundraiser event to support therapeutic riding programs in Alberta. 

This year, we are inviting non-profit and registered charity organizations to apply to be a beneficiary of this year's fundraising efforts, by completing and submitting an application form before April 1, 2015

For more information please contact:

Applicant organizations must have been an AEF Club Member in 2014, and be registered as either a non-profit or charitable organization. 
Call for Nominations
Join the Team!


The AEF is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors.  Elections will be held at the AEF Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 10:30 am at the Airdrie Agriculture Centre, 97 East Lake Ramp NE, Airdrie, Alberta, in the Theatre.


Interested in joining the AEF team?  Please complete a Nomination Form


For more information on becoming an AEF board member, please contact Sonia Dantu, AEF Executive Director at



Thank you AEF Casino Volunteers!!

The AEF Board of Directors, Staff and Membership extend a BIG thank you to everyone who volunteered at the AEF Casino December 28 & 29, 2014. What a great group of volunteers, committed to fundraising!


These events would not be successful without dedicated volunteers who donate their valuable time.

As an organization, we are able to service our members because of tireless and selfless volunteers such as these.


Once again, the Alberta Equestrian Federation thanks the Casino Volunteers for their efforts and contribution! 
Upcoming clinics:



33rd Annual Horse Breeders and Owners Conference


View more events at the online AEF Event Calendar

Art Smith Sport Legacy Endowment Grant 

A $1,000 grant is awarded to Calgary athletes who are committed in pursuit of excellence. Awards are granted annually.

Members Savings
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Moose Mountain Horseback Adventures serves equestrian enthusiasts with riding adventures in Kananaskis and Southern Alberta.  Trips range from 1.5 hour trail rides to 8 day expeditions.  Clinics and lessons are offered to those interested in recreational trail riding.  Also open in winter for trail riding and sleigh rides.  Conveniently located near Bragg Creek, less than 1 hour from downtown Calgary. 

10% discount on all rides for AEF members!



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We still need your votes!


The AEF is participating in the ADP Grant Contest for a chance to win $10,000 to help us send a team of Alberta athletes and coaches to the Canadian Interprovincial Equestrian Championships (CIEC) in 2015! 

The contest winner will be determined based on the number of votes an organization receives. 


Please show your support and help us win this contest by voting on our profile page - and keep voting daily! (Votes can be cast once every 24 hours)  The contest winner will be selected based on the organization accumulating the most votes.


Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is accepting nominations for the 2015 Alberta Sports Hall of Fame induction. Nominations for this prestigious honour will be accepted until January 31, 2015.



Your AEF Team

Alberta Equestrian Federation
Suite 100, 251 Midpark Blvd SE
Calgary, AB   T2X 1S3
Fax:  403-252-5260 

the AEF gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Alberta through Alberta Sport Connection

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