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Great Britain: Riders treated to glorious views to cape Cornwall - Full Article

Western Morning News
March 23 2012

The St Just endurance ride is the most westerly endurance ride in Britain, jutting right out into the Atlantic.

As anyone who lives in the far west of Cornwall will tell you this region not only has its own unique landscape but its own very local weather. This year's ride, organised by the South West Group of Endurance GB, was no exception. The heavy rain forecast by the Met Office blew in overnight and then vanished, leaving glorious sunshine behind it with a cold and gusty wind.

This whipped up the white horses coming in across the sea and caused some of those on the ride to get "the wind in their tails".

Photographer Kim Goostrey is a familiar sight on many of the rides in the Westcountry and usually the horses and ponies take no notice. At the St Just ride, though, the sight of him up by the mast above Hillside in the strong wind caused quite a few sideways leaps and snorts...

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