Friday, May 16, 2014

Great Britain: Challenging endurance ride through beautiful woodland

Westernmorningnews.co.uk - Full Article

By Western Morning News | Posted: May 16, 2014
By Jane Holden

Under the rules of Endurance GB, to be able to enter the top level rides or international rides, horses and riders must be at Advanced Level. To qualify for this both horse and rider must have successfully completed an 80km (50 mile) ride in one day at an average speed of over 10kph.

At this year’s Blue Chip St Meubred’s ride, Nicky Martin from Kingsbridge, riding Rocheros Qasbah, a seven-year-old gelding, successfully achieved this. For the first two circuits she was riding with Carina Kane on Evermore Artistic but for the last ten miles Nicky and Qasbah were out on their own.

Read more: http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Challenging-endurance-ride-beautiful-woodland/story-21104887-detail/story.html#ixzz31t1tiYP9