Thursday, October 18, 2012

Australia: Wollondilly shire horse riders tackle the Shazahda

Macarthur-chronicle-wollondilly - full article

17 OCT 12

AUSTRALIA'S toughest endurance riding marathon is not one for the faint of heart - but for Wollondilly shire's Tiarna Young and Martin Gregson it's a challenge worth taking on.

In August Tiarna, 15, of Oakdale, and Mr Gregson, of The Oaks, took on the Shazahda - an annual test of horsemanship covering 400km around St Albans.

Tiarna, mentored by Mr Gregson, with just four months of endurance training under her belt, took out the first place prize in juniors, and was the youngest competitor in the marathon this year...

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