Thisishullandeastriding.co.uk - Full Article
27 February 2013
By James Burton
A STUDENT at Bishop Burton College has completed a 60km endurance ride on horseback through the rolling plains of Assam in India.
Amber Sole, 17, an experienced endurance rider, carried out the feat earlier this month on a borrowed horse in the region of Dibrugarh.
The ride was set into three 20km loops around a tea plantation.
Amber was loaned an Indian thoroughbred called Aurum for the competition.
She said: "When setting off, I felt slightly nervous and apprehensive as I was riding a different horse to one of my own that I am used to.
"The terrain was flatter than I expected and very dusty.
"The route was well marked out and was set out with flags and many checkpoints, which was reassuring..."
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