Sunday, June 07, 2015

New Zealand: Hamilton woman given last minute chance to ride in the Mongol Derby

Stuff.co.nz - Full Article

RACHEL THOMAS
Last updated 19:02, June 3 2015

A Hamilton woman has been given a last minute chance to take part in the world's longest horse race, but she needs a leg-up to get there.

Isabella Campbell made a late entry to the Mongol Derby, a 1000 km race across the wild Mongolian steppe following Genghis Khan's postal route. She found out she was accepted last week as one of 40 other riders from around the world.

"Generally just over half the people make it over the finish line, so making it over that finish line is a massive goal, it's basically my life dream..."

Read more here:
http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/69062126/hamilton-woman-given-last-minute-chance-to-ride-in-the-mongol-derby