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September 2017 Newsletter
Important Fundraiser - Please Consider Volunteering
Have some fun this New Year's Eve with the AEF at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino

Casinos are a vital way for the AEF to raise funds that help to operate and deliver strong and viable member programs and services to the Alberta equine community. You are invited to volunteer Saturday, December 30 and/or Sunday, December 31, 2017 and we hope you will consider! If you are interested, here's a few things you need to know....  
  • Volunteering at a Casino is easy and FUN! 
  • Hotel, meals and transportation are all covered! 
  • Volunteers do not need to be AEF members and we need 25! 
  • All volunteers must be over the age of 18 years!
  • The money you will be helping to raise, is going to support a great cause, so ENJOY! 

Click for more details and to complete a volunteer application.

Live Outside The Box - July Winner

We are excited to announce the July Live Outside The Box winner of a Hansbo HS IC Halter is  Ayden Stephens!

Congratulations buckaroo Ayden!

AEF youth members (7 - 15 years) can still sign up for this FREE active living program! Click here to learn more.

Special thanks to our monthly draw sponsor McNiven Ranch Supply - Hansbo Sport.
Short Online Courses Announced for this Fall/Winter

This is the sentiment being expressed by horse people who have taken our short courses. 

For those involved with horses, learning is a lifelong commitment - always good to brush up on the latest in horse health and welfare. 

Enjoy the online atmosphere and the opportunity to chat with horse enthusiasts from around the world. 

3-week online courses for anyone handling and caring for horses. 



The Horse Portal is an online training partnership between the AEF and Equine Guelph
Upcoming Events

Date: September 29 - October 1, 2017
Location: Days Inn & Suites, Airdrie, AB 
Deadline September 1, 2017

Date: October 2 - 22, 2017
Location: The Horse Portal

Date: October 14, 2017
Location: PARDS

Date: October 14 - 15, 2017
Location: WELCA
Registration application coming soon
Date: October 28 - 29, 2017
Location: Sandridge Stables

Visit the AEF calendar of events for an extensive list of upcoming events. 
Horse Insurance 101

Horse insurance is not new. Coverage has been available for decades in Canada - albeit available only from a select few sources. Even after all this time, horse insurance is still considered a very specialized type of coverage. Those of us who have been in the industry for any period of time know that not everyone understands the specialized needs of the community.

In simple terms, the foundation coverage in any horse insurance policy deals with "mortality" or life insurance for the horse...   read more
Funding Opportunities

  • Individual Funding - Deadline September 30th
  • Win Your Entry
  • Club Funding - Deadline September 30th
  • Earn Funds and Get Educated - Year Round
Featured Store Item - Please Wear Your Helmet Sign

Hang this sign up at the entrance of your indoor arena or in your barn to remind your equine riders to put their helmets on before mounting. 

Sign is 12" x 16" and made from quality coroplast. 

Click here  to purchase the AEF Please Wear Your Helmet sign.
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