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ODEEO Historical Landmarks

  The ODEEO Book of Groupwide Records  

This "book" of groupwide records is a place to mark the outstanding achievements of the Old Dominion Equestrian Endurance Organization and its members! This list is a work in progress and will be updated over time, so feel free to occasionally check back!

2023, June 10 - Nancy Sluys and Danny were the first ever rider/mule team to complete the Old Dominion 100-mile ride on the Orkney Springs course! 

2023, June 9-10 - Our youngest ever to complete the Old Dominion 100-mile ride was 8 years old!

2021 & 2023 - Janice Heltibridle and Ellen Hart on Rush Creek Bobby completed the Old Dominion 100-mile Ride & Tie!

2000, April 9 - Our esteemed President, Bob Heltibridle, won 19th place during his first and only endurance ride (No Frills 30-mile LD) out of Fitches Field with wife, Janice, and sister-in-law Jean. Congrats Bob! ♡

As of 2023 - Henry Muhlbauer has been "timing" for the Old Dominion for 47 years!

As of 2021 - Bob Walsh was inducted into AERC's Century Club Hall of Fame

(the Century Club is when a rider-equine team's age totals 100 or more years.)

As of 2012 - Bob Walsh is our oldest member ever to complete the Old Dominion 100-mile ride at 70 years old!

2006 - Within this same year, John Crandell Jr. on Heraldic win the 2006 Old Dominion 100-mile ride and Old Dominion Trophy, as well as the 2006 WSTR (Tevis Cup) 100-mile Endurance ride and Haggin Cup!

Most Loved Articles - The Newsletters of the past hosted the longest running and most loved stories of Leadfoot and Granny.

1998, June - The first year the Old Dominion hosted a 25-mile LD ride in June alongside its 50 and 100 distances! With 25 finishing riders, congrats to its winner: Jennifer Spalding on TF Northern Spy 


ODEEO Historical Photo Hall

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