Horse-canada.com - Full Article
March 23, 2015
by: Mongol Derby
This is the 7th Mongol Derby, featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s longest and toughest horse race. The 2015 race features 41 riders from 14 countries – including three Canadians – riding 1,000km across Mongolia on semi-wild horses.
It’s hard, it’s risky, people get injured. But people still come back for more.
The race has seen everyone from MP’s to stunt riders compete – so why do people enter?
Entries for 2015 include phrases such as:
“I want to ride across the fatherland of equine evolution.”
“I believe that The Mongol Derby is a positive event to join as it supports the Mongol horse culture and way of life.”
“I read that the 2014 winner almost pooped in her pants. If it is the price to pay for riding in the Mongol Derby I am in for it.”
As well as the usual smattering of equestrian professionals this year’s line-up features a diverse cocktail of the human race – from solicitors to firemen to nomads…
See the 2015 riders:...
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