The long standing Mudgee Endurance Ride is once again being held at Cooyal on May the 11th and 12th.
The ride is a memorial to Ray Gooley who was the club's head veterinarian for 36 years.
Pre-ride vetting takes place from 11am on Saturday with 10 kilometre and 20 kilometre introductory rides starting at 1pm on the day.
The main 80 kilometre ride starts at 5am on Sunday with the 40 kilometre ride at 7:30am.
Presentations are at 4pm with the prize list headed by the Ray Gooley Memorial Trophy for Best Managed Horse.
This year the longest standing member, John King, celebrates 46 years with the Mudgee Endurance Riders Club.
He was President for 10 years from 1982 and has always been a great support for the club whether track marking, assisting at rides and attending meetings.