Sunday, June 07, 2015

British endurance riders conquer Kings Forest - Full Article

By Charlotte Ricca-Smith on 5th-Jun-2015

British Endurance riders swept the board at the CEI Kings Forest Endurance Event in Suffolk at the weekend (30-31 May).

'So proud'

Chris Wray and Takwenya won the CEI3* 160km (100 mile) event. Chris completed the course in a time of 9 hours, 51 minutes and 55 seconds. He was followed 20 minutes later by Fiona Griffiths, who took second place with Oliver Twist IV.
“Takwenya was absolutely great all day,” said Chris. “We trotted most of the ride, only cantering if she wanted a change of pace. But on the final loop we cantered more than the previous five loops put together – she just ate up the ground. Her trot-ups were amazing all day. I’m so proud of my wonderful mare...”

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