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[RC] Quote from the Past - Endurance Net - sandra


At the end of the day maybe the definition of endurance isn't the length of the ride but rather the spirit in which it is ridden.

~ Maryanne Stroud Gabani ~

Look at the system in Europe, you have to do distances step by step!
A rider or a horse needs to complete successfully a 25 before doing a 50, then a 50 before a 75 and of course a 75 before doing a 100.

This is what I am doing with my mare and I.

I am new to this and like to take my time. So the 1st time I did a 25 miles, I was doing an endurance ride. Of course this is a personal statement!

I understand some people jump with no problem directly to a 50 and so does their horses, but how many failed?

Can we really know?

"On the back of a horse I feel whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me…
and the chaos within me finds balance"