Monday, June 19, 2017

Australia: Windeyer endurance ride hailed a success

Armidaleexpress.com.au - Full Article

Ellen Dunger
@ellen_159

17 Jun 2017

If you drove through the village of Windeyer on the long weekend you would have noticed an array of trucks, trailers and horses at the recreation ground.

The quiet village became a hive of activity for the annual endurance equestrian event.

More than 100 riders and horses travelled from all over the sate and rode the extra mile in the 20, 40, 80 and 160 kilometre ride on Saturday and Sunday.

It was the 16th year the endurance event got underway and organiser Allix Jones said this year’s competitors ranged from newcomers to the sport to old hands and the four rides were met with great enthusiasm.

“This year’s turnout was a huge success attracting riders coming from all over the state,” she said...

Read more here:
http://www.armidaleexpress.com.au/story/4736069/riders-go-the-extra-mile/