Ride and Tie

.:EQUUS:. Archive on September 3, 2008, 12:44

I first heard of this sport a couple of years ago when a qualified vet was visiting Australia and working with our farrier as he wanted to specialise in corrective work.  It turned out that alongside his traveling, becoming qualified as a vet and pursuing his farriery interests, he also had time to exercise and compete with his girlfriend in Ride and Tie events.

But what is Ride and Tie, you ask?  Equine Explorer take a look at this sport that involves one horse and two people.

The idea is that over a predestined distance and track, an endurance race of sorts takes place. 

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