Extreme equine activities that exceed the norm

Women of Age Racing in the Mongolian Derby

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , , |

Its time again for the Mongolian Derby – the world’s longest horse race. This year 36 competitors, 12 men, 24 women from 9 countries will ride semi-wild Mongolian horses 1000km across the Mongolian steppe tracing Chinggis Khaan’s ancient postal route. Riders must balance survival skills and horsemanship, endure the elements and navigate unfamiliar terrain to reach [...]

WARHorses Race in History’s Footsteppes

September 12th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The Mongolian Derby is 1000 km (621 miles) across the Palearctic grasslands of the Mongolian Steppe. The annual race recreates the postal relay route developed in 1223 by Genghis Khaan. The race is sponsored by The Adventurists, an organization that raises money for charities while “fighting to make the world less boring.” Billed as the World’s [...]

She Rode ‘Til the Cows Came Home

August 17th, 2016|Categories: Member News & Posts|Tags: , , |

Guest Writer, Heather Beachum is a riding coach specializing in online programs to support women 40+ ride with relaxed confidence.  A resident of Virginia, Heather recently embarked on her own confidence building adventure. Kindly, she shares her tale with WARHorses – how an east coast, Feldenkrais practitioner traveled to the American west to, well…. to herd [...]