Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Idaho: First in nationals for equine endurance - Full Article

October 8 2014

The 2014 Arabian Horse Association Distance Nationals was held in Oreana. Emmett resident Flora Gertsch won first place for the Arabian 50-mile National Championship Endurance Ride. She and her horse Finalia took third place for all around. The event was held Saturday, Sept. 27, at Teeter Ranch in Oreana.

An endurance ride can best be described as a cross-country contest of 50 or more miles. It is an equestrian athletic event with the same horse and rider covering a measured course within a specified maximum time. Flora and the horse Belesemo Finalia, covered 50 miles in 4.5 hours...

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