Thursday, May 23, 2019

Prepare For the Next Endurance.Net "HORSIE" Photo Contest!

May 22 2019

Self photographers and voters from around the world enthusiastically participated in's first photo contest, "Between the Ears", sharing their favorite trail views from the saddle. Bonnie Girod, from Libby, Montana, and her grade half Arabian Luna won first place and a custom painting by Steph Teeter.

Now, plan your creation and charge your camera batteries, and prepare to enter the's second photo contest, "HORSIE"!

Soon we will take entries for this event with your "HORSIE" shots - Horse + Selfie. Take a selfie photo of you with your horse. Be creative, be humorous, be artistic. Include a few short details - your name, horse's name, and where the photo was taken.

We'll upload them to a page on, and post updates on Facebook, and everybody will be able to choose their favorite and vote via email. First, second, third, fourth, and fifth places will be determined by sheer number of votes and will receive special prizes.

First Place will receive a small painted portrait of your choice (horse or other pet), courtesy Steph Teeter ( ).

Second place will receive a copy of Merri Melde's book, Tevis Cup Magic: Taking on the World's Toughest Endurance Ride (soft cover or ebook).

Third place will receive a copy of Leonard Liesen’s book ‘Endurance: a French Perspective'.

Fourth, fifth, and sixth places will receive a gift certificate from Riding Warehouse for $50, $25, and $10, respectively.

We'll open up entries and voting right after the City of Rocks Pioneer endurance ride, so look for details and be ready beginning June 10!

Once we open the contest, you can vote for your favorite photo by email. Only one vote per email address per day. Previous first place winners are not eligible for prizes.

After the contest we'll post your photos in an album on our EnduranceNet Facebook page to ogle in perpetuity.

**Photos can be taken anywhere around the world, but USA addresses only are eligible for prizes, unless you want to pay postage and insurance**

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