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Mongol Derby 2014 winner Sam Jones to compete in the Gobi Desert Cup - Full Article

13th July 2019
Race Report made with the assistance of Heather Wallace

Sam Jones, a horse trainer based in Western Australia will be competing in the Gobi Desert Cup from 27 August – 6 September 2019. Sam is a horse trainer working mostly with breakers and remedial cases.

She says, “I would like to be able to do every race / adventure / endurance ride everywhere! But Mongolia holds a very special place in my heart and I cannot wait to return to the steppe. The more I have heard about the Gobi Desert Cup the more impressed I am, I am excited to be part of an event that gives so much back to the local community. My main goal for this race is to enjoy it! I find the isolation and wide open spaces make it easy to live in the moment and nothing beats riding a good horse across the steppe!”

After winning the gruelling Mongol Derby and racing Race the Wild Coast, Sam is turning her sights on the Gobi Desert Cup, which is fast growing a reputation for horse welfare and high level of preparation and organization...

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