Saturday, July 16, 2016

Australia: Endurance is like ‘sharing adventure with your best friend’

Gympietimes.com.au - Full Article

Arthur Gorrie | 15th Jul 2016

"IT'S beautiful riding country," Matthew Sample's father Bob said as he surveyed the Sterling Crossing property and its forested mountain surroundings.

Bob helped pioneer endurance riding in the Imbil-Kenilworth area. He and his sons, Matthew and Brook, hold a total of 20 Tom Quilty Cup titles, the sport's most prestigious annual gold cup event, pioneered by RM Williams and Tom Quilty.

"I did the first one in 1970, near Kenilworth," he said.

"I've been doing it regularly in the area since 1987..."

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http://www.gympietimes.com.au/news/endurance-riding-is-likesharing-adventure-with-you/3062167/