Monday, March 04, 2019

Anne’s Mongol Derby III, Preparing for the Horses and the Journey Ahead

Everythinghorseuk.co.uk - Full Article

03/03/2019
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How does one prepare for Mongolian horses? That is one question I have an easy answer to, you don’t.

Here in the Netherlands, where I live, we do not have horses that come anything near the Mongolian horses. Not in size, not in temperament and not in strength. The Mongolian horses are bred for centuries for their habitat, work, and lifestyle. Nothing to be found like that near my home, sadly.

Meanwhile, I ride a lot of different horses. Big and small, and I take my trusty backpack anywhere. To me, the distance does not really count at the moment, however, the time in the saddle does. Four hours without sore muscles, five hours without sore muscles… And so on...

Read more here:
https://everythinghorseuk.co.uk/annes-mongol-derby-iii-preparing-for-the-horses-and-the-journey-ahead/

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