Friday, October 05, 2007

400 Young Horses Compete in France!

Get two French endurance riders together and, when talk comes round to their youngstock there is only one question ? 'Uzes?'

These four letters (actually a town in the heart of the Languedoc Roussilon area) are the culmination of a season of qualifying rides held by the Society Hippique Francais who are the body dedicated to nurturing, furthering and proving the quality of young French bred sports horses

There are three classes:
  • four year olds who are attempting their first 40k - that was today and there were 41 of them taking part.
  • six year olds tomorrow who are trying their first 90k and there are 186 entrants for that.
  • and nearly two hundred entries on sunday for the five year olds who doing their first ever 60k

Complete Coverage Here

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