Friday, August 31, 2012

Australia's Shahzada: Alice makes giant strides for little ponies

Cherry Cummins will compete in a 400km ride through Yengo National Park on her horse Alice. MARTIN LANGE Manly-daily.whereilive.com.au - Full Article

24 AUG 12 @ 04:06PM BY ANDREW PRIESTLEY

CHERRY Cummins will set off for a 400km horse ride on Monday, potentially clinching a record for the smallest-ever steed to finish.

The 21-year-old Clontarf resident will compete over five days in the Shahzada, a marathon endurance riding event held in Yengo National Park, west of Wyong.

She will be riding Winter Hill Alice, a 12-year-old arabian pony measuring 13.2 hands, or 138cm tall.

Alice will be the smallest ever horse to complete the Shazada in the event's 32-year history if she finishes the ride...

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http://manly-daily.whereilive.com.au/news/story/alice-makes-giant-strides-for-little-ponies/