Times-age.co.nz - Full Article
February 9 2018
When it comes to 20-year-old endurance horse Barack Obama, age is just a number.
The big-hearted Wairarapa horse that rose to fame in recent years for his ability to take on a 160km endurance course in his old age, will soon be farewelling New Zealand to feature in the international arena.
For owner Mark Round, the decision to take him to the United States to represent the country in September at the World Equestrian Games was not an easy one.
Taking a horse to an international event will cost more than $70,000 for the round trip — which Mr Round and Masterton trainer Jenny Champion cannot fund.
After the world’s event, Barack will remain in the United States.
“It’s going to be sad to leave him behind, you know he is a good mate and certainly Jenny is very fond of him...”
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