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The Mongol Derby is a 1,000 kilometre race across Mongolia’s Steppe and is known for its gruelling days of hard riding to meet each checkpoint. This year, four Australian polo players are taking on the trek in the name of MS research and for an influential man in their lives. The polo players are none […]

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Welcome to the world of polo and the World Polo Championships! While Princes William and Harry might enjoy a chukka or two, there are many other famous polo players from all over the world and when they come together to play with or against one another at the World Polo Championships it’s a sight to […]

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The Uffington White Horse is a HUGE stylised prehistoric horse trenched into the English countryside and filled with white chalk. How big you ask? The horse has been measured to be over 110 METRES long! You can find this gigantic horse while strolling past White Horse hill, which is eight kilometres from the local village […]

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This is a must-see show for all equine enthusiasts Cavalia is your one-stop-shop equestrian theatrical show that will blow your mind! I have been lucky enough to witness the horsemanship in the show myself and my jaw just dropped at the first act. But how did this amazing idea first come to light? The Cavalia […]

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Bonjour Madame and Monsieur and welcome to the Route du Poisson (say that in your best French accent)! Also known as Fish Road, this 300-kilometre horse race through the French countryside is a popular carriage event that occurs every two years along the road of Mareyeuses de Boulogne to Compiègne. It is not a trek […]

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The Marche-Concours national de Chevaux is the equivalent to the Royal Easter Show for horses with many breeds flocking to the Swiss alpine town.  This annual event occurs every August in the autumn when the temperatures are beginning to sink but that doesn’t stop the crowds flocking to the show! This historical show promotes the […]

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This 2-day celebration, known as the Baroque Horse festival, occurs every year in December in the small town of Leigh Creek in Victoria Australia at Kryal Castle. As it is based in a castle, this medieval festival is definitely one to behold! The festival celebrates the noble breeds from the Baroque period. Which horse breeds […]

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Skijordue combines some of the things that I love the most; horse riding, going really fast and CHEESE! Yes, that’s right – this is a cheesy charity event that combines skijoring and fondue into this super brilliant fundraiser! So let’s roll into it! This event is set in the first weeks of February and is […]

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Once again we find ourselves looking at an Italian event on the picturesque island of Sardinia. This horse race is called L’Ardia di San Constantino and is a huge event near Sedilo where every year in summery July, thousands of people descend on this island to watch the race. Now, why are they racing you […]

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The Scone Horse Festival has been running for 37 years, that’s almost four decades (!!!) and celebrates ‘the horse’ in true blue Aussie fashion. Every year across ten days in May, locals and tourists, gather in Scone to join in the celebrations for horses. Just a bit of background about Scone first (just to warm […]

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