Friday, April 27, 2018

Monte Hermoso celebrates 20 years of endurance in Argentina - Article & Photos

27 Apeil 2018
Race Report made with the assistance of Debbie López for Equestrian Federation of Argentina

Monte Hermoso, Argentina. Friday 20 and Saturday 21 April 2018.

The Argentinean Equestrian Federation celebrated 20 years of endurance with several international racesin the city of Monte Hermoso. Two days of racing was on the agenda and more than a hundred combinations participated. Argentinian entries were joined by riders from Belgium, England, Slovakia, Chile and Uruguay who raced with local horses.

On Friday at 6.30 the start for the 160km race was given and an hour later in was the turn for those riding in the 80km juniors and seniors. The beach was the main attraction of the event and also proved the most difficult part of the different loops.

Saturday also started very early, with first the young riders and seniors for 120km race followed by the participants of 100km. In the afternoon a race for the locals was scheduled over 20km to encourage sports in the area...

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