Tuesday, February 07, 2023

WEC: Endurance, the gender and age friendly horse sport

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Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article

February 7, 2023

There is also a 55-year age spread separating the youngest and eldest riders. The youngest is first-time World Championship competitor 18-year-old Constanza Pacheco Diaz from Argentina. At the other end of the spectrum is Canada’s Robert Gielen, 73, who will be participating in his fourth World Championship.

Some 129 combinations representing 37 nations have confirmed their entries for the 2022 championship, which was to have taken place last October in Verona, Italy. The FEI cancelled the event following concerns “including but not limited to track readiness, athlete safety, and the lack of detailed planning schedules” in the lead-up to the event...

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