August 24 2015
65 horses and riders, including 4 Juniors, started the 400-km, 5-day Shahzada endurance marathon in St Albans, New South Wales, Australia, on Monday, August 24. 60 riders completed the first day.
67 horse and rider combinations are on the start list for the 120-km, 3-day mini-marathon which begins today.
The ultimate test of endurance horsemanship, a horse and rider earn a Shahzada buckle only if they complete all 400 kilometers over 5 days and are judged fit to continue at the end.