By Jeff Hanson
November 27, 2020
The Tumut Endurance committee will breathe a heavy sigh of relief at 12pm tonight, when they finally get their chance to host the NSW Endurance Riding Association (NSWERA) state championships.
After originally preparing to host the event over the June long weekend, and again later in the year; the club was forced to put the date back for a third time due to the travel restrictions associated with Covid-19.
Still at the stroke of midnight tonight, Tumut Endurance will get to utilise the picturesque Bondo State Forest headquarters, as the best endurance riders in the country take off on 160km of beautifully rugged Snowy Mountains course.
Tumut Endurance committee member and event organiser, Kim Stephens, has been involved in the sport since 1966, and explained it was a very different feeling this year, although she was very pleased to see the event unfolding over the next two days...