Thursday, June 19, 2014

Australia: State championship endurance ride in Wagin

Waginargus.com.au - Full Article

SIXTEEN horses and riders left the track of the Collie racecourse and headed into the forest with just their reliable headlights to guide them along the way on midnight on May 30.

This was the start of this year's state championship ride of 160kms.

Several riders were pinning their hopes on a completion to qualify for a start in the Tom Quilty National Championship Endurance ride to be held in early October from the Wagin sports ground.

Riders rode the event over five legs to return each time to the racecourse for the horses to be deemed fit by the veterinary panel to continue the ride...

Read more here:
http://www.waginargus.com.au/story/2358329/state-championship-endurance-ride-in-wagin/?cs=2169