Monday, February 11, 2019

Australia: Bush ride to test endurance

Latrobvalleyexpress.com.au - Full Story

Michelle Slater
11 Feb 2019]

Local horse owners who love riding in the bush are being encouraged to have a go at endurance riding at a training weekend in Glengarry in March.

Ride organiser Trish Van Donk said anyone on any breed of horse could tackle the introductory 20-kilometre loop through the Bool Bool State Forest so long as their horse has had regular work.

She said the social ride would be ideal for budding pony clubbers, adult riding club members or trail riders wanting to step up the pace and learn more about the sport.

"I definitely encourage people who haven't done this before to try the 20 kilometres. It's not difficult, it won't be hilly and won't put the horse under stress if they haven't done it before," Ms Van Donk said.

"It's pretty friendly. Most people will help you out and guide you. It's not competitive and a good way to start..."

Read more here:
http://www.latrobevalleyexpress.com.au/story/5897874/bush-ride-to-test-endurance/


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