Save the date: March 2nd to 10th.
In 2019, the new edition of the Gallops will take you deep into the colorful and sumptuous eternal Rajasthan in India!
The registrations are now open!
The Gallops it is a combination of a great ride, a passionate challenging race, a unique human experience, a very entertaining scope and a rich touristic discovery in beautiful natural settings. More than an equestrian adventure, a human adventure!
This unique “Paris-Dakar style” concept is an orienteering and endurance equestrian race in teams of 5 riders, for 6 days endless desertic spaces in faraway lands.
Without being strictly a competition – the quest of performance is not a vital goal –, the « Gallops » will draw from the horse riding qualities of the competitors, from their stamina, their spirit of solidarity, as well as the self-discipline.
The Gallops of Oman, the first edition which took place in 2014, we have experienced international success gathering 110 horse riders – that is 22 teams of 10 different nationalities – over a 180 kilometers long trail in 5 stages in the sands dunes of the majestic Wahiba Sands desert in the Sultanate of Oman.
In 2018, the adventure has taken place in the Moroccan desert, where the beauty of the arid landscapes of Merzouga, is renowned for its Hollywood movie productions. The fantastic epic around the theme of the cinema has fulfilled its promises and the 90 riders from 15 countries around the globe have had their eyes full of stars.
The third edition of the Gallops will take you deep into the colorful and sumptuous eternal Rajasthan in India on March 2019.
In teams of 5, the riders will take part in this exclusive equestrian trail on the Marwaris horses with their cute curved ears. The old mansions and palaces will open their doors to host you majestically and to let you discover the Land of the Maharadjahs.
This international event, which gathers 100 horse riders from all over the world and from all equestrian riding backgrounds, is above all a pretext to discover, by means of our close companion – the horse -, a country with a great variety of breathtaking landscapes and a nation with ancestral equestrian traditions.
The journey is also open to accompanying « non riders » persons (spouse, kids or friends) who will explore simultaneously in 4x4 the natural and cultural treasures and join every evening the race competitors at the camp. Local gastronomy and traditional shows, will make the evenings!
More information at:
USEF.org by U.S. Equestrian Communications Department | Apr 8, 2021, 3:30 PM EST Lexington, Ky. – US Equestrian is pleased to announce ...
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