Club Policy on Abusive treatment: Abusive treatment and handling of horses will not be tolerated at AEER shows, clinics, and schooling days. What is considered abusive is at the discretion of present AEER board members. Riders, trainers, or handlers who demonstrate abusive treatment will be given one warning. If such treatment persists, the individual will be excused from the show, clinic, or schooling day, and no monies paid will be returned. Individuals who demonstrate behavior perceived as abusive, jeapordize their privileges to participate in future AEER events.