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Last updated 14:18, August 8 2017
Fancy getting up at midnight to ride 160 kilometres on horseback? Not many would, but for some people, it's just the ticket.
Wairarapa's Jenny Champion is one of them, recently winning the Equestrian Sports NZ Endurance Championship Series for 2017 and her 10th and 11th endurance riding commemorative buckles.
Champion said she was a bit of a horse fanatic but some people could not get their heads around endurance riding.
"You tell people you are going to start riding at 1am and travelling 160 km on horseback and they look at you like you're crazy. It can take between 8½ to 17 hours to complete.
"My last time was 11 hours, so it's a long time riding. You have to look after your horse and adjust the way you ride to your horse's strengths to make the distance..."
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