Sunday, August 20, 2006

WEC: Tough conditions to test favourites UAE

By M. Satya Narayan Staff Reporter
Gulf News

Aachen: The UAE team will have to cope with difficult underfoot conditions when they compete in today's endurance ride on the opening day of the World Endurance Games (WEG).

The 160-km ride, sponsored by the Dubai Equestrian Club, will run through some treacherous forest terrain in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium that will severely test the riders.

A strong field of over 150 riders from 40 countries will be seen in action in the event, which gets off to a 6am start.

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