Monday, February 09, 2015

India: City girl shines at equine endurance race

TimesofIndia.com - Full Article

February 9 2015

VADODARA: City girl Arundhatee Sarvaiya has bagged second position at the Equine Endurance Competition that was recently held at the equine festival organized by the Equestrian Federation of India in Ambod village near Gandhinagar.

The Ambod Equine Festival is one of the few endurance races that are organized in the country. In an endurance race, the winning horse is the first to cross the finish line while stopping periodically to pass a veterinary check that deems the animal fit to continue.

Nineteen-year-old Sarvaiya participated in the open category race that was spread over a length of 20 km.

A horse-riding enthusiast since she was six years old, the fest was a comeback for Sarvaiya who had been advised to take a break following an injury two years back. Sarvaiya had competed against 19 amateurs and professionals in a race through ravines and village plains along the Sabarmati river passing through Ambod...

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