Monday, September 16, 2013

Australia: Saddling up for Biggenden ride

Abc.net.au - Full Article

16 September 2013
By Ross Kay

In the middle of the bush, miles from anywhere, a track winds through the gum trees and rocky terrain around Biggenden.

Riders on horseback make their way through the course, intent on finishing with a fast time, but also cautious of not pushing the horses too hard.

This is the core idea behind endurance riding; finish the course, but look after the horse.
"Basically you're looking at taking your horses over a set distance and bringing the horse back in a healthy, fit condition," said Brett Wright...

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http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2013/09/16/3849763.htm?site=widebay