Friday, January 25, 2019

Sweden: Second year in a row successful snow racing in Rättvik

Endurance-world.com - Full Article

25 January 2019
Race report made with the assistance of Linnéa Engblom

Rättvik, Sweden. Saturday 19 January 2019. Last year was the first trial to do a winter endurance race in a cold and snowy Sweden, and it turned out to be a successful one. This year riders from seven different countries came to Rättvik to experience riding in the winter wonderland, and there were about 50 participants starting in the CEI2*120, CEI*80 or one of the national classes.

A lot of snow had fallen during the week which made for a good base for the horses, and the vet gate and resting area was prepared inside the big hall at the venue. A chilly morning was followed by a sunny day – even though the sun is only up for a few hours this time of year in the middle of Sweden.

It was minus ten degrees in the morning as the riders went off in the glow of the headlamps...

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