GoExpress.co.za - Full Article
By Matthew Field - May 2, 2019
The third iteration of Race the Wild Coast (RTWC) – billed as the toughest horse race in the world – will be starting on October 19 and is now open for registration.
The event is limited-access only with and only 20 riders will be allowed to take part.
The 350km ride sees participants travel on horseback from Port Edward to Kei Mouth over a period of four to five days. Each participant will ride three horses over the course of the race, with each horse covering on average of 50km per day.
In addition, there will be 12 scheduled veterinary checks every 29km to ensure the well-being of the horses.
According to race organiser and 2017 Mongol Derby winner Barry Armitage, RTWC is sure to prove a challenge to experienced riders.
“RTWC is a complex multi-stage race in which riders must brave this challenging wilderness and swim rivers while keeping horses fit for vet checks. It is no doubt the ultimate test of endurance and horsemanship for any long-distance rider,” Armitage said...
Read more here:
Deesidepiper.co.uk - Full Article Thursday 19 September 2019 Young Katy Parvin of Peterculter has been selected to ride for Scotland fo...
Everythinghorseuk.co.uk - Full Story 04/01/2019 Readers Blog: Anne’s story Written by Anne Binnendijk Mongolia, the country with f...
Stuff.co.nz - Full Article Last updated 19:47, August 10 2015 Three Kiwis, including one from New Plymouth, are in the leading group o...
GallopsOfIndia.com Save the date: March 2nd to 10th. In 2019, the new edition of the Gallops will take you deep into the colorful and ...