TheAdvocate.com - Full Article
BY GEORGE MORRIS | GMORRIS@THEADVOCATE.COM
AUG 6, 2018
When the world’s wildest, longest horse race begins a world away on Wednesday, Prairieville will be represented at the starting line.
And, if Heather "Flash" Accardo isn’t first across the finish line several days from now, it won’t be for lack of trying.
Accardo, a dental hygienist by day, horsewoman by weekend, is one of 40 competitors in the 2018 Mongol Derby, which sets a route through Mongolia’s rugged, lightly populated terrain. The Asian country's terrain, organizers say, is likely to include mountain passes, valleys, wooded hills, river crossings, wetlands, sandy semiarid dunes, rolling hills, dry riverbeds and open steppes or grassy plains.
The 1,000-kilometer course (roughly 621 miles), which was kept secret from riders until days ago, is strenuous enough that just completing it is considered an accomplishment; riders have nine days to complete it. But Accardo is aiming higher...
Read more here:
The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturns suspension imposed by the FEI Board on UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation
UAEERF.ae The UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) confirms that the original decision of the FEI Board, dated 24 September 2020,...
Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article January 2, 2020 Horsetalk.co.nz The Dutch equestrian body is considering whether it can deny riding perm...
Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article Becky Murray 2 January, 2020 14:30 Calls have been made for the “fullest possible” investigation aft...
November 4 2013 "Our current FEI [endurance] rules are founded on ethical compromise, bias, and the warped sense of reality of powerf...