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Malaysia: TIEP among world's five best endurance horse riding venues

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By Bernama - August 5, 2017 @ 6:37pm

SETIU: The Terengganu International Endurance Park (TIEP), the venue for endurance horse riding events in the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017), is among the best five such venues in the world.

“It can accommodate 320 horses at any one time,” KL2017 (Endurance Horse Riding) Local Organising Committee’s (LOC) Technical Committee and Volunteers Committee chairman Che Mohd Apandi Muhamad told Bernama during an interview here.

He said the size of the park located in Lembah Bidong, here was 33ha.

“TIEP has eight stables and each can accommodate about 40 horses. It became an international championship location when we organised the World Endurance Championship in 2008 involving 146 riders from 42 nations.

“Among the countries with equally good venues (for endurance horse riding) are the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Abu Dhabi,” he said...

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