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Dear Prospective Contestant,
Below is the Official Entry Form for the 2016 GERL Rescue Challenge!
Deadline for all materials to be received is March 15, 2015. Late entries will not be considered.
Please complete the ENTIRE package and send to:

Tamma Trump
4540 Camp PL
Acworth, GA 30102
or email to mswhinney@juno.com


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March 5th
Andee DeMoss Rogers
Memorial Ride 
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April 9th / 10th
8th Bulldog Classic
Horse Show  
 April 23rd
GERL Mingo Spring
Trail Ride  
    May 7th
Gene Ensminger
Memorial Ride
Sign Up To Volunteer
July 17th
Polo Match
Chukkar Farms
 September 24th
Rescue Challenge
Athens, Ga 
Purchase Tickets
November 12th
Stallion to Gelding
Castration Day  
December 10th
GERL Christmas Party
Bethlehem, GA    
CTHA Co-Sponsors Juni Fisher Concert

Juni Fisher performed to a sold out audience at the Bowen Arts Center in Dawsonville, GA on January 24, 2016.

The event was a fundraiser for the Georgia Equine Rescue League and was co-sponsored by the Chattahoochee Trail Horse Association, a 401c4 nonprofit. The Association, made up of committed volunteer trail enthusiasts, has been dedicated to the future of horses on trails for nearly 25 years. Working together with public land managers, the members have been active in promoting and maintaining equestrian and multi use trails in the National Forest, GA State Parks, County Parks and State Forests. Visit their website for information on trail riding and trail volunteer opportunities: www.ride-ctha.org


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2015 Winner
Congratulations to Elaina Schmersey and Peaches.
The winners of this year's GERL Rescue Challenge.

And the winners of the 2015 GERL Rescue training Challenge are:

  • 1st place with $2000 cash, belt buckle and a $500 value TLAER training is Elaina Schmersey and Peaches.
  • 2nd place with a $500 cash value TLAER training opportunity is Joyce Lewis and Ethyl.
  • 3rd place with a $250 cash and a signed TLAER textbook in technical large animal emergency rescue is Jordan Faulconer and Redman.

    Congratulations to all our participants...it's all about the horses! 120 days boiled down to one day of showing and the scores were very close. All of our Trainers received a bag of Godfrey's feed, a custom plaque and a custom GERL 2015 Challenge shirt.

We made a 6 minute video of the Rescue Challenge, starting with last year’s pictures and going through the current event, up to the actual competition.  There’s upbeat background music that will make your heart beat a little faster. The video was played at the “Meet and Greet” for the trainers on Friday night and also the next day before the competition began.  We think that it is a nice addition to our event.

View the video:

We hope you enjoy it!


FOX 5 TV Story About GERL
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P.O. Box  328
Bethlehem, GA 30620

The Georgia Equine Rescue League, Ltd. is a non-profit organization, certified 501(c)3 with the State of Georgia.