Monday, July 03, 2017

Uruguay: Weather made it hard racing in Punta del Este

Endurance-world.com - Full Article

Race report made with the assistance of Lucia Olascoaga
Photo Credit: pioendurance

Punta del Este is called by some travellers as the “Saint-Tropez of Uruguay” and will be the next PAN AM venue on October 2017.

Although winter started, the endurance riders and horses were welcomed with summer time, a hot wind from the north elevated the temperatures for one week, this weather condition is called “Veranillo de San Juan” and just started the day of the 120km race. This meant that all the visitors, owners, grooms enjoyed the race more than the riders who had to manage the race in a different way and had to take care of the horses to finish with elevated temperatures and humidity.

Competitions of CEI2* 120km and CEI1* 80km were both in Senior and Young Riders categories...

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