Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Mongolia: Former champion jockey swaps racecourses for wilderness


Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Lucy Elder
15:02 - 19 July, 2016

Former champion jockey Kevin Darley is swapping racecourses for the wilds of Mongolia to take part in the world’s longest horse race, for charity.

Kevin, a professional jockey for three decades, is taking on the 2016 Mongol Derby in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF), H&H’s charity of the year.

During his career he rode 2,431 winners and was crowned champion Flat jockey in 2000.

He is hoping to raise £2,000 to buy a Dyno Concept 2 — a multi-purpose strength and training rehabilitation device — for the IJF’s Jack Berry House centre in Malton...

Read more at http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/kevin-darley-mongol-derby-574753#k2qeStDQU6FGMzwI.99

Photographer Ian Haggerty home from Mongolia

Ridgetimes.co.za - Full Article Mr Haggerty took part in an endurance race, the Wild Coast, and met people there that helped him to appl...