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Great Britain: Prizes awarded to endurance riders at Helmsley - Full Article

Thursday 10th March 2011

Endurance riding is becoming a popular sport and through local groups is encouraging more riders to try long-distance riding. As well as the enjoyment of taking part, members compete for trophies, awards and rosettes. Kilometres and points towards these awards are gained at rides throughout the season.

The North & East Yorkshire Group of Endurance GB held its awards ceremony at the Feathers Inn, Helmsley, recently.

Winner of the High Point Advanced Granat Amber Award was the newly-appointed group chairman, Tracey Thompson, with her pony Chrystal Joobar. This pairing also won the accolade of being the combination with most points and distance gained in endurance race rides in the group this season. Robert Blane and his gelding Ricco Esta Artisan were awarded the Hot Rod Trophy for gaining the most points in his first season of taking part in endurance rides...

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