Wednesday, July 28, 2010

2010 Tevis Cup 100 Mile One-Day Ride - Full Article & Slideshow

Fifty-five years of endurance riding tradition

Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal

Over 200 horse and riders saddled up at Robie Park in Truckee for the 2010 Tevis Cup Western States 100 Mile One-Day Ride to Auburn. Testing the endurance of horse and riders, through some tough trails and hot July weather, most will accomplish their goal of riding into the arena in the Gold Country Fairgrounds in under 24 hours. The Tevis dates back to 1955 when Wendell Robie, local businessman and horseman proclaimed that a horse and rider could cover the old Pony Express trail from Lake Tahoe to Auburn in one day...

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