Silverberry Spectacular (2024)

NOTE: THIS RIDE EVENT WILL INCLUDE BOTH THE EC 80 KM (Saturday only) AND ERA 50 MILE (Saturday and Sunday) EVENTS.  In order to enter into the EC Sanctioned event riders MUST hold a current Equestrian Canada Bronze sport license or higher.  For those wishing to qualify for the Canadian Western Regional Endurance Challenge on August 24, 2024 please ensure you are registering using the “EC Sanctioned event” otherwise please use the “ERA Sanctioned event” link to enter.  Ride organizers also received a request for a 75 mile ride during this event, however the offering will depend on rider interest.  Should you wish to enter the 75 mile ride, please advise the Ride Secretary at to have your name added to the pending list.  If we obtain enough entries we will be adding the 75 mile event to the program list for Saturday.

Ride: Silverberry Spectacular

Ride Registration Opens: May 22, 2024

Ride Entry Forms:  For the ERA SANCTIONED event – CLICK HERE.  For the EC SANCTIONED event – CLICK HERE

Location: Derwent, Alberta – Silverberry Recreational Area

Ride Organizer: Daryl Cole

Ride Manager: Chelsea Rose

EC Technical Director: Kathy Irvine

Ride Secretary: Natasha Dombrosky

Veterinarians: Dr Claudia Metz DVM, Dr Emma Kahanyshyn DVM

Date: June 8-9, 2024

Ride Distance: Intro, 25, 50, 75 mile (pending interest), 80 Km EC Sanctioned (Saturday only)



CLICK HERE FOR THE EC EVENT PAPER APPLICATION.  This form is required by those entering the EC event and must be emailed to the Technical Delegate, Kathy Irvine at

Trail:  Trail is a mix of 2 track and single track.  Terrain is rolling with pasture, dirt, and bush trail.  There is approx 1/2 mile of gravel however ditches are clear.  Barefoot friendly – Shoes are not required for this ride.

Ride Camp: Ride site is a flat pasture/reserve grazing area.  It is a bit rough so please slow down when entering and crossing.  Riders can spread manure however hay/straw MUST be cleaned up and removed with you due to risk of cross contamination of weed species.  Porta potties on site.  Horse water on sit.   RIDE CAMP OPENS FRIDAY, June 7th AT 2PM.

Directions to Ride Camp:  SW 31-54-7-W4.  From the West: Travel East of  Two Hills on Highway 45 to Range Road 80.  Turn left (North) and follow for 3 miles.  Ride Camp is on the right.  From the East: Take Highway 41 North of Vermillion to Highway 45.  Turn left and follow West to Range Road 80.  Turn right (North) and follow for 3 miles.  Ride Camp is on the right.  Click here for map to ride site.

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Jun 08 - 09 2024


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