Thursday, April 21, 2011

Australia: Mudgee endurance riders take major placings at Tooraweenah

Mudgeeguardian.com.au - Full Article

ALEX BOYD
22 Apr, 2011

Mudgee Endurance riders made all the major placings at the 80 kilometre endurance ride at Tooraweenah on April 10.

The event was well attended with 61 entries in the 80km ride and 45 entries in the 40km trainer.

Bernice King was awarded the encouragement award after she finished the 80 kilometres ride even though she had suffered a dismount earlier in the race.

Mette Sutton won the 80km ride after she finished in five hours, 15 minutes with her horse Vuldar the Magician as well as being awarded open fittest horse.

Gloria Mills was first highweight finishing in five hours and 39 minutes with her horse Glendos Sabodice also taking the fittest horse award for catchweight.

Paddy Smith was the first heavyweight and Justin Pilley was first junior as well as first across the line.