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‘Cantankerous old pony’ rides into US endurance Hall of Fame - Full Article

By Contributor on Aug 14, 2014

At the age of 26, Icelandic horse Remington has been named as this year’s American Endurance Ride Conference Hall of Fame Equine.

The 13.3hh pony wasn’t honored for winning distance events, but for his consistency and true endurance. Owner John Parke shares the story of this remarkable competitor and how he came to earn endurance riding’s supreme honor.

Why on earth would anybody want a cantankerous old pony in the Hall of Fame? Maybe the answer lies in the different ways we recognize endurance in our horses...

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