Monday, March 09, 2015

Scotland's Tevis Equivalent: The Cairngorm 100

Cairngorm100.co.uk

The Cairngorm 100 is a 100 miles in 24 hours horse riding endurance challenge with some basic similarities to the Tevis Cup which will be held on July 11-12, 2015.

Horse/rider combinations will start in the early hours of Saturday morning and follow a challenging route through the foothills of the Cairngorm mountain range. The course will consist of clearly marked well-established tracks and paths with some strenuous climbing in some spectacular terrain. The route takes riders into open, and at times hostile, country. Crewing and assistance will be in place as well as vets, farriers and mountain rescue. The welfare of the horse will be paramount.

The successful finishers of this unique challenge will each be presented with a Belt Buckle. These have been specially made and engraved, and are not available to purchase, so anyone seen wearing one will have successfully ridden the Cairngorm 100 ride!

In addition to the 100 mile ride we will also be having a 50 mile ride, which has the same finish venue at Glen Clova hotel. There are also elevator options at 50 miles and 75 miles.

More information and entry forms can be seen at:
http://www.cairngorm100.co.uk/