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Barry Armitage from Cape Town, South Africa
The Wild Coast, South Africa November 2015
We were introducing a group of horses to the concept of swimming rivers. I took Pat, our experienced Nooitgedagter, across to show the rookie horses “how it was done”. Things didn’t go well; Pat seemed to have forgotten how to swim, leaving me a little stunned by a hoof to the side of the head when he flailed around and swam straight over me in deep water. This was taken shortly after hauling ourselves out of the river; me happy not to be hurt too badly, Pat looking sheepish in the background. He swam perfectly for the next two weeks.
Terengganu International Endurance Park (TIEP) Lembah Bidong, Malaysia. Sunday 20 August 2017. The 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), Kuala Lumpur 2017, is a Southeast Asian multi-sport event taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 19 to 30 August 2017, with 404 events in 38 sports to be featured in the games. This is the sixth time Malaysia host the games and its first time since 2001. Previously, it also hosted the games in 1965, 1971, 1977 and 1989.
The Netherlands. Wednesday 23 August 2017.
The Boudheib Initiative has its fans (like Marly van Ditzhuyzen) and its opponents. But the forces behind the Boudheib Initiative (BI) are convinced that they are proving to the world that putting horse welfare at the forefront of endurance is not the only criteria involved.
Euston Park, Suffolk, Great Britain. Wednesday 9 August 2017. The recent announcement of the two million Euros prize money and participation support for the UK Endurance Masters got a lot of attention.
Instituto Enduro Brasil, Sao Paulo – SP, Brazil. Sunday 23 July 2017.
The year 2017 began with new challenges for the Instituto Enduro Brasil (IEB), which brought a new board of directors, formed by a team of experts from several industries.
The change was necessary as in the past it has been struggling to find alternatives for the sport and guide Instituto Enduro Brasil into the right direction.
Euston Park, Suffolk, Great Britain. Thursday 20 July 2017.
HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s support makes UK Endurance Masters most significant endurance event in Europe.
This third leg of His Highness’s Cup, after Spain and Italy, offers prize money and participation support of Two million Euros.
Vic, Barcelona, Spain. Thursday 25 May 2017. Welfare, education and the future direction of the sport were prominent topics at the FEI Endurance Forum 2017, which took place this week in Vic, Barcelona (ESP). A total of 100 delegates from over 30 countries gathered together at a pivotal time for the discipline of Endurance, which is seeing massive growth year on year across the globe.
The project that has already taken more than 30 new endurance riders to Brazilian tracks.
Chevaux, a company organizing equestrian events all over Brazil, seeking to promote and strengthen equestrian sports in the country through Endurance Experience. Chevaux believes that being in touch with horses is being in touch with nature, family, values and with all the best the equestrian world can offer.
The expectation for the season is an increase in the number of endurance riders, further growing the sport in the country.
After the withdrawal of Bromont (CAN) earlier this year for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, it was only recently announced in November that the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina (USA) was confirmed as the new venue. Continue Reading
The Bahrain Royal Endurance Team has claimed the prestigious Arab Team Award at the 2016 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award. Continue Reading
The rumours have been confirmed! The FEI World Equestrian Games 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina, USA, between 10-23 September 2018. Continue Reading