Wednesday, March 25, 2009
India: Army expedition on horse back
Jaipur , Mar 25 In a feat attempted for the first time in the country, a 12-member army expedition traversed over 1600 km of Rajathan&aposs desert terrain on horse back in two months.
The expedition 'Thar Centaur' flagged off on January 24 used Global Positioning System to navigate their way through high sand dunes, rocky wasteland and other remote regions, in a test of endurance and skill.
The 12 members rode on horseback through 190 villages covering an average distance of 40 km per day, a spokesman said.
"The adventure cum endurance expedition was aimed at bettering the standards of horsemanship in field conditions," he said, adding the feat "has never been attempted in modern India".
By The Equestrian Vagabond - March 25, 2009
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