Monday, April 11, 2011

Australia: Real Test of Endurance

Warwickdailynews.com.au - Full Story

Gerard Walsh | 11th April 2011

MARYVALE Endurance Ride winner Tanya Trevarthen wasn't fazed by riding with a torch at 4.30am yesterday. She does it every morning.

While she admits it is easier for horse and rider in daylight, she said her nine-year-old purebred Arabian named Sarandeep was fine trotting along in the dark.

She crossed the line at the same time as lightweight winner Jocelyn Barnes on Trinity but a lightweight can't win overall.

Trevarthen hails from Goombungee and has been competing in endurance riding for 25 years.

“I train with a torch in the morning before I go to work,” she said...

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http://www.warwickdailynews.com.au/story/2011/04/11/real-test-of-endurance-maryvale-horse-riding/