The AERA has extended an invitation to New Zealand to field a team to take part in the 2017 Tom Quilty. The AERA is calling for nominations to be considered as team members to represent Australia at TQ17 to ride against the New Zealand touring squad. This will be a senior international competition with the New Zealand team indicating they are bringing their own horses for the event. The AERA is very much looking forward to hosting an international competition at our iconic National ride with our friends from across the ditch.
AERA Certificates of Merit are presented at 1,500km intervals over and above 5,000km (6,500km, 8,000km, 9,500km etc). Scrolls for distances of 3,000km and above are awarded at the Tom Quilty … Read More
Welcome to 2017 everyone! No doubt you are all preparing for the endurance season to come and we wish you every success in your personal goals and achievements. Pictured above … Read More
…that all horses attending TQ17, whose property of origin lies within a known Hendra risk area as identified in the AERA Bio security document, present at the event with a current Hendra vaccination certificate, in addition to any other bio security measures which will form part of the TQ17 biosecurity document.
The tragic death of a horse following the Tom Quilty Gold Cup 2016 in Victoria has been fully investigated by the AERA including a post-mortem examination. This investigation concluded that this was an unfortunate no-fault incident. The AERA would like to thank the veterinary teams and the horse’s connections in their endeavours regarding the horse’s welfare. The AERA offers our condolences to all those that were involved.