Endurance

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Tevis 2011: Haggin Cup Awarded to Riverwatch

October 10, 2011

On Oct. 9 the Tevis Cup committee presented the Haggin Cup to ride winners Jeremy Reynolds and Riverwatch.... Read More

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Jeremy Reynolds Wins 2011 Tevis Cup

October 09, 2011

Reynolds and the Arabian gelding Riverwatch clocked a time of 100 miles in 10 hours, 31 minutes.... Read More

The Tevis ride was rerouted after parts of the trail received six to 10 inches of snow.

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Tevis 2011: Snow Forces Changes to Ride Route

October 07, 2011

The Tevis track was rerouted after six to 10 inches of snow fell on parts of the trail.... Read More

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Tevis 2011: Date Change Means Cooler Competition Weather

October 03, 2011

The Tevis Cup's date change means competitors will have an added challenge of cooler competition weather.... Read More

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Risk Factors for Elimination During Endurance Rides Examined

September 21, 2011

Researchers examined which factors--such as lameness--prompt endurance horses' elimination from competition.... Read More

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Record Snowfall Forces Rescheduling of Tevis Ride

June 20, 2011

The 55th running of the 100-mile Tevis Ride endurance competition has been rescheduled for October 8 due to... Read More

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Trail Riding Group Changes Hoof Protection Rule

November 22, 2010

Beginning in 2011 the NATRC will allow in competition all hoof boots designed for sole protection.... Read More

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WEG Results: Team Reining, Endurance

September 27, 2010

The 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games started this weekend, already handing out three world championships in two events: reining and endurance. Here is a wrap-up of the awards given in the Team Reining, Team Endurance, and Individual Endu... Read More

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Technology at WEG Endurance Event: GPS Tracking and Swipe Card Accuracy

September 25, 2010

Cutting-edge GPS technology will provide real-time tracking of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) Endurance competitors as they race tomorrow in Lexington, Ky. "Anyone with a laptop will be able to track the horses, at the event ... Read More

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WEG: USEF Names U.S. Endurance Team

September 20, 2010

The USEF has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Endurance Team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) to be held Sept. 25-Oct. 10 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. The following horse/rider ... Read More

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WEG: USEF Names Endurance Short List/Nominated Entry

August 17, 2010

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the following horse/rider combinations to the Short List/Nominated Entry for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games according to the USEF Selection Procedure for Endurance. From this... Read More

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Criteria for Tevis Veterinarians Judging Haggin Cup Winners

August 04, 2010

Veterinary involvement in the selection of the Haggin Cup, awarded to the horse found to be in the "most superior physical condition" after successful completing 100 miles of the Western States Trail, is extremely important.

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Tevis Volunteer Rescues Fallen Mare

July 30, 2010

Jack Meyer, a Tevis volunteer and an ultra-marathon runner from Foresthill, Calif., went beyond the call of duty when he rescued a black Anglo-Arab mare that had fallen into a ravine. Christoph Schork's 9-year-old Castle Country Karahty... Read More

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The Fury Awarded Haggin Cup at 2010 Tevis

July 26, 2010

At the conclusion of the 2010 Tevis Cup awards banquet, The Fury, an 8-year-old Arabian gelding ridden by Garrett Ford, Durango, Colo., was named the James Ben Ali Haggin Cup winner.... Read More

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Tevis Cup 2010 Claimed by Heraldic and John Crandell

July 25, 2010

John Crandell and Heraldic won their second Tevis Cup at 10:14 p.m. (unofficial) yesterday when the 12-year-old bay Arabian gelding cantered across the white chalk finish line to the cheers of nearly 200 endurance racing enthusiasts in Auburn, ... Read More

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Beating The Heat at Tevis

July 23, 2010

When riders mount up this morning for the 55th Tevis Cup Ride they will be attempting a 100-mile horseback journey from Lake Tahoe to Auburn, Calif. When they begin their ride at the 7,200-foot-altitude Robie Equestrian Park, they will take with them... Read More

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Good Horse Luck and Good Karma, Tevis Style

July 22, 2010

Horsemen have always been a superstitious lot. For the Tevis Cup, a 100-mile equestrian endurance ride from Lake Tahoe to Auburn, Calif., riders pull out all the stops to improve their chances of completing the race in the required 24 hours.... Read More

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Tevis Will Highlight Conditioning, Athletic Prowess

July 20, 2010

At dawn on July 24, nearly 200 riders from across the country and around the world will set out on a 100-mile riding adventure over California's Sierra peaks. Some will race each other, and others will race the 24-hour clock that signals the end of e... Read More

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WEG Regional U.S. Endurance Team Selection Trials Held

July 05, 2010

The quality and depth of the horses and riders vying for the five coveted spots on the United States endurance team for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games were made apparent after three regional selection trials held June 20-28. "... Read More

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Reward Offered for Endurance Horse's Return

June 28, 2010

A California woman is offering a $1,000 cash reward for the safe return of her Arabian gelding lost June 20 during an endurance training session in Los Angeles County. Jacqy Gamble became separated from the horse when it bolted after... Read More

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NYC Carriage Law Addresses Equine Conditions

April 19, 2010

New York City carriage drivers will receive their first fare increase in more than 20 years through a new law passed recently. However, some feel it hasn’t gone far enough in improving conditions for the horses.

"The ASPCA... Read More

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Endurance Horse Recovering from Tree Branch Impalement

February 25, 2010

When Amigo arrived at the University of Tennessee Equine Hospital on January 17, with a 3-foot-long tree branch impaled in his side, veterinarians gave him a 2% chance of survival.

Luckily they underestimated the tenacity of the 10-y... Read More

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Elmer Bandit Necropsy Performed at Kansas State

February 19, 2010

"We are looking for what was right with Elmer, not what was wrong," said Lucy Hirsch, DVM, friend of Elmer Bandit, as she accompanied owner Mary Anna Wood on Elmer's final journey, which was, fittingly, to a veterinary teaching ho... Read More

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Donations to NATRC Trail Fund Honor Elmer Bandit

February 18, 2010

Long before Elmer Bandit set the record for competitive trail miles, he and his lifelong owner Mary Anna Wood of Independence, Mo., worked together to raise money for the North American Trail Ride Conference's Trail Fund. The approved tax-d... Read More

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Elmer Bandit Tribute Planned, Condolences Shared

February 17, 2010

The North American Trail Ride Conference, the group that sanctioned and tracked Elmer Bandit's lifetime record 20,780 official Competitive Trail miles, will honor the horse at their annual banquet, which begins Friday.

Elmer was ... Read More