Friday, January 04, 2019

A 1000km horse race! Anne’s 2019 Mongol Derby

Everythinghorseuk.co.uk - Full Story

04/01/2019

Readers Blog: Anne’s story

Written by Anne Binnendijk

Mongolia, the country with few people and lots of horses in between Russia and China is the place where every year, the Mongol Derby takes place. About 40 riders, 1000 horses and 27 horse stations get set to cover a distance of 1000 kilometers (about 621 miles). It’s called the longest and toughest horse race on Earth, and guess what? I am going to ride in the 2019 derby!

My name is Anne, I’m 26 years old with a great passion for animals, nature and culture. I’m not and endurance rider. At least, not yet! ‘Normally’ I work with horses as an instructor and working on straightness and classical dressage, by following the view of old masters and the Spanish Riding School...

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https://everythinghorseuk.co.uk/a-1000km-horse-race-annes-mongol-derby/

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