jeudi 20 mai 2010

Great Britain: My Golden Horseshoe Ride — and all that Jazz - Full Story Lucy Higginson, H&H Editor 19 May, 2010 'And this is Jazz' said a smiling Karen Jones, one of GB's leading endurance riders, handing me a diminutive chestnut 14-year-old arab. But I know how tough these little horses are, and was soon to be reminded of it. Like many things in horses, Exmoor's Golden Horseshoe Ride — a legendary 100-mile challenge — has reinvented itself in recent times. Most participants come to tackle still challenging but shorter rides, including a 50-mile one-day ride, and a 50-miler split across two days, rather than the main 100-mile whopper. This year, the enterprising Golden Horseshoe team persuaded several equestrian journalists to take part in a 25-mile ride at race pace, and thoughtfully secured brilliant weather for it... Read more here:

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