Mongolian Horse Race

Equine Mine Archive on June 30, 2009, 4:35

This article came across the wires tonight at work and just wondering what all my horse blogging friends think about it. There is a local Portland Company, Mercy Corp, known for aiding disaster victims that is getting a lot of criticism from "The Long Riders Guild" about its involvement in the 534 mile race across Mongolia. The Guild is billing the race as "the biggest, baddest equine affair on the planet." Horse and riders will be exposed to wold attacks, bubonic plague, rabies, flash floods, foul water, poisoned food, theft, assault, and no vet care. Apparently there are 26 riders from all over