Monday, June 28, 2004

GBR: Newmarket - France wins team title/UAE Finishes 1-2


Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (9:08:51), astride Falene De La Drome, won the Newmarket Endurance Ride held at Newmarket in England yesterday over a distance of 160km with Mubarak bin Shafya (9:08:52), riding Danny Boy, finishing second and third was Cile Demiro Jacbaquat (9:20:45) of France.

France captured team gold with host Great Britian capturing silver. The Royal Bahrain endurance team captured bronze.

Forty riders representing eight countries - UK, France, the UAE, Jordan, Qatar, Italy, Ireland and Bahrain - competed in the Newmarket race.

Khaleej Times Story


Gulf News Story

Sunday, June 27, 2004

USA: 2004 Ride and Tie World Champions

Pamela Burton

    Majic Sirocco, riden by Jim Howard from Applegate, CA. and Dennis Rinde of Davenport, CA. win the 34th Ride & Tie World Championship in a time of 4 hrs 1 min. The team bested a field of 27 teams throughout the world competing in the Mendiceno

Saturday, June 26, 2004

USA: Geronimo's Warrior - First Spanish Mustang with 10,000 AERC Miles

Karen Chaton

Geronimo's Warrior became the first spanish mustang to achieve 10,000 competative miles in AERC sanctioned events.

Riden by owner Don Funk, Geronimo is currently completing the 2004 XP event which is traversing the old pony express trail from Cold Springs Nevada to Rush Creek Ranch in Nebraska. This legacy continues on down the trail.

Saturday, June 19, 2004

Australia: Peak Crossing Results and Images

Mal Caldwell

Kristie McGaffin on Magic Glenn Tulgar - winning time 9.29
Photo by Sue Crockett

Touted as the largest event of it's type in the world this year , this ride was an outstanding success.
Held in a picturesque venue with outstanding facilities, the course was challenging and technically demanding, with a combination of testing forest terrain and open plains.

There were more than one hundred nominations for the 160 km and more than 150 nominations for the 80 km ride to be held the next morning.

The Complete Story

Top 5 Finishers (Combined Middleweight and Heavyweight Divisions)

1 AUS 9:28:48 Kristie McGaffin Magic Glenn Tulgar
2 UAE 9:35:28 Abdullah Khamis Ali Saeed Red Sonya
3 UAE 9:57:13 Yousef Ahmed Al Bloushi Bramall Jazzmin
4 AUS 10:02:54 Penny Toft Magnum
5 AUS 10:02:55 Peter Toft Electra BBP Murdoch

Friday, June 18, 2004

Australia: The NSW State Championship Endurance Ride

Endurance Success
Friday, 18 June 2004

The NSW State Championship Endurance Horse Ride was held in Harden-Murrumburrah on Sunday, June 13.

The Endurance Club had received over 60 nominations, however, only 49 of them were starters in the ride.

Of these, 21 horses successfully completed the 160km ride to the vet's satisfaction.

First place in the Heavyweight division was rider number 22, Rex Cox riding 'Bennalong Nile King' in just over 14 hours with Laurie Stevens, rider number 48 on 'Snowy Mountain Cascade' crossing the finish line in just over 15 hours.

In the Middleweight Division 'Just U Wait' was ridden home first by rider number 28, Gail Finlayson in 11 hours and 37 minutes with rider number 7, Duncan McLaughlin on 'Revelwood Shaja' second in a time of 13 hours and 52 minutes.

The Lightweight Division winner was split between Carol Griffiths, rider number 3 on 'Alhambra Jazz Dancer' and Julie Brooks, rider number 11, on 'Harmere Lahsa' in an equal time of 11 hours and 37 minutes.

In the junior division, Nicole Whitehead was rider number 2 on 'Kelkette Park Lydia' who also rode home in a time of 11 hours and 37 minutes.

Second in the juniors was Alix Jones, rider number 47 who rode 'Dammah' to finish in a time of 13 hours and 31 minutes.

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Thursday, June 17, 2004

Brazil: Pantry Avare de Enduro Equestre Results

Cidinha Franzão

Some horses are lead by the knights. Others lead them. As in case that it is mentioned to the Powerful one, a mare that has a heart to make envy when the subject is enduro. To perceive this is easy, is enough to follow the results of the last tests: first place in the tests National Pantry of the Arab Horse (92 km) and Haras Endurance International (2x80km). It is a domada power. To only have an idea of 'preparo físico', to each ring, lowered the beatings before all the others in the same category. This vigor also is perceived in the tracks. It wants more, always more. Silvia Eguchi that says it. (Translation by Google:)

EnduranceBrazil: Complete Story in Portugese

Google Translation


Ride Results in that wonderful Excel format!

Dreams come true at Ricochet Ridge

Ricochet Ridge Ranch is more than just horses, it is an experience of the Mendocino Coast for locals and visitors.

Lari (Hilary) Shea is a small, athletic, 50-something businesswoman and owner of the Ricochet Ridge Ranch in Cleone. Shea's journey from a childhood love of horses to owner of one of the most successful horse tour companies in the country has been long, at times arduous, but ultimately rewarding.

Lari Shea, owner of Ricochet Ridge Ranch in Cleone sits astride her purebred Arabian stallion, Spirit, at Ten Mile beach.

Mendocino Beacon: The Complete Story

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

USA: Fort Howes CEI*** Results

The 8th Annual Fort Howes Endurance Ride results are available. Heather Reynolds on Aleclipse finished the course in 10:07 and received the Best Condition award for the event. Jan Worthington on the enduring Brown R' Timmy captured second in 10:40, with Carolyn Hock on GT Sando finishing third.

The Fort Howes Venue will be the host of the 2005 AERC National Championship event as well next year. Preparations are underway!

[Complete Results]

Monday, June 14, 2004

Utah: Matt Parker to Cross Desert on a Horse With No Name

June 14, 2004

Horseman Continues Unprecedented Cross-country Journey

MOAB, UT (PRWEB) June 14, 2004 -- Horseman Matt Parker embarked today for the desert city of Moab, Utah, continuing the second leg of his journey across the United States on horseback.

Upon completion of his trip, Matt will become the first person on horseback to finish the 5,000 miles of the American Discovery Trail (ADT). The ADT is the only coast-to-coast non-motorized route across the country.

Resuming his expedition, along the ADT and on his new steed - a Missouri Fox Trotter - Matt has elected to replace his previous Racking horse, Smokey, with a horse that is well suited to endure the physical demands of the trip.

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[I wonder if he'll run into the Duck on the trek east?? - jat]

Friday, June 11, 2004

Australia: Peak Crossing CEI*** Gets Underway

The HH The President of the UAE Australian Championship 2004
The Great South East Endurance Rider's Club Inc. - Peak Crossing Qld
160km FEI *** and AERA 11th , 12th and 13th June 04

Competitors from 5 countries and host Australia anticipate the start of the Peaks Crossing Ride in Queensland. The Great South East Endurance RIder's Club provides the venue for the the ride which will have both FEI and AERA divisions.

Vet in and weigh-in will happen today.



Ride Coverage

Starters List

Thursday, June 10, 2004

Brazil: 2004 Avare Complete Results

Dear Friends,

complete results of 2ª Copa Avaré de Enduro Equestre

The winner of FEI 1* 68,10 km Junior is a 10 years old boy: Pedro Paulo Lahud and he conquered Best Condition too. His birthday was on May 27th.
A great gift for him!

Cidinha Franzão
(5511) 3081-4146

(The Complete Results are in Microsoft Excel Format)
[Complete Results]

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Fort Howes CEI*** - Ashland Montana


This week-end international endurance events will occur on 4 contentents as the national teams for the up-coming World Endurance Champions continue to be formed. Italy, Spain, South Africa, Australia, and the United States provide venues for CEI*** events. will provide focus on the USEF National Endurance Team as they attend their second training event of the 2004 ride season. These training sessions provide the 10 Team members the opportunity to demonstrate their competetive and team abilities in
head-to-head competition.

The HH President of the UAE Austrailian Challenge 160 will take place first (on Saturday), then Costa Volpino in Italy, Ripoll in Spain, and Sladanha in South Africa. On Sunday, Fort Howes will be run. The 50 mile event will be held on Saturday at Fort Howes, following the schedule which will be used next year when Fort Howes will provide the venue for the AERC National Championship Event. This allows entrants to compete in both distances (on either the same or different horses). Many riders, especially those traveling long distances will be in both the 50 on Saturday and the 100 on Sunday.

This will be the 8th year that Fort Howes has been run. It has continued to draw a broader set of competitors during each of the previous outings. This year, there are 40+ entrants in the 100 mile event. The weather is predicted to be cool (@70F/21C). There are
thunder storms predicted, and the rain can come hard-and-fast when the skys open in Montana.

Ride Managers Bill and Jan Stevens will be hosting one of the greatest endurance get-togethers this side of the missouri.

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The Mercury: The whisper is: have horse sense, will travel [09jun04]

A BIT of horse whispering, massaging and manipulation is taking equine therapist Ken Green places.

Mr Green, of Moriarty, in Tasmania's North-West, has been invited to Hokkaido, Japan, to look after three horses entered in the 100km Japanese National Endurance championships in September. The invitation came from Japanese endurance rider Masafumi Tenaka, who travels the world to compete in endurance riding competitions.

Mr Green said. "I feel really privileged to be invited to Japan to look after the horses of Mr Tenaka and zoo veterinarian, Dr Misuko Masui. It's a great opportunity. While I'm in Japan I'll also be talking to the Japanese Jockey Club about equine therapy and doing seminars and demonstrations.

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Tuesday, June 08, 2004

Bahrain: Royal Team for Aussie event

Royal Team for Aussie event
Gulf Daily News

BAHRAIN's Royal endurance horseride team will take part in the United Arab Emirates President Cup race in Australia on Saturday, said team manager Faisal bin Hassan Al Ajmi.

The team delegation consists of riders Khalid Al Ruwaie, Yousef Taher, Hamad Al Meraisi and Abdulrahman Abdullatif who will compete against some of the best riders from all over the world in this 160-km race.

This is the third 160-km race for the Royal Team who earlier took part in similar events held in Bahrain and in France recently. It will the first time the team will be taking part in an international event outside Europe. The team is backed by Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation honorary president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa. "

HH The President Of the UAE Australian Challenge 160 FEI ***

The Australian: Unbridled passions [June 09, 2004]: "Unbridled passions
By Leisa Scott
June 09, 2004
BEFORE dawn breaks, when the mercury is at its lowest and the urge to stay under the covers is at its strongest, Anne Jones will emerge bleary-eyed from a makeshift bed inside the horse float that she has dragged to a clearing at Peak Crossing, west of Ipswich in southeastern Queensland.

She'll wander over in the dark to give a pat to her seven-year-old gelding, Cavalier, put the coffee on and start thinking about saddling up. By 5.30am, Jones and Cavalier will be at the starting line of a horse endurance event that will not have a winner until about 10 hours later.

Jones is a champion rider, but she and Cavalier will face some stiff competition. In the chill winds of pre-dawn Peak Crossing, about 90 other horse fanatics will line up with their helmet lights on in the hope of winning HH the President of the United Arab Emirates Australian Championship, part of this weekend's Endurance Horse Festival.

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Intercontinental newsletter: 10/04

Intercontinental Newsletter

In this letter you'll find:
      • Simulation: Formel 1 Finish for Senior World Championships
      • Abu Dhabi Arabian Nights CEI*** and AERC Open 100 Mile Endurance Ride
      • Newmarket News
      • FEI Press News 14/04, 13 May 2004

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Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Endurance Brasil: Copa Avare results

Endurance Brasil: results of the May 29 Copa Avare Endurance Ride. 160km, 124km, 68km

160 km:
1 Silvia Eguchi Poderosa
2 Newton Lins Filho Sam Ray
3 Luciane M. Bagarolli RSC El Deb Haran
4 Mariana Cesarino Steinbruch RSC Escalan - BC
5 Camila Kuntz Pinto Lima Natureza
6 João Roberto de Souza Naves Vorzug
7 Silvia Assi Vaccari Atika
8 Pedro Stefani Marino WN Farah
9 Artur Salles Cognac SSC
10 José Nicodemus A. do Nascimento Kadar Lamia

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US Equestrian Announces Team for 2024 FEI Endurance World Championship for Seniors Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations that will represent the U.S. at the 2024...