2018 Bunnigalore Introduction to Endurance Day

The first ever Bunnigalore Endurance event was held at Bunnigalore, on the western edge of the Belanglo State Forest, on the 21st January 2018. It was hot work for the intrepid 51 riders who entered the event, but humidity was very low and with plenty of water along the track and sensible riding, the horses…

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2017 MAXXIS Wingello Forest Endurance Ride

The quiet village of Wingello was awash with horses for the massive annual endurance event held on the fourth weekend in May.  Horses, people, floats, campfires, shops, a horsemanship demonstration, our favourite Rock God Dave Newman live around the bonfire, and 349 entries across the various ride distances on offer! The event catered for all…

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2016 Wingello Forest Endurance Ride

What a fabulous weekend we enjoyed again at Wingello – not only sunny and calm – but warm as well!  It was wonderful to see a record 329 rider entries across the weekend, and so many happy faces enjoying music and food around the central campfire. Saturday was a buzz of newcomer activity, with many…

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2015 Wingello Forest Endurance Ride

Despite some questionable weather in the lead up to this year’s event, there was no more perfect place to be on the fourth weekend in May than on a horse in the Wingello State Forest.  The weather was idyllic, the trails inviting, and the company, well, you just can’t beat being around horse people! 270…

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2014 Wingello Forest Endurance Ride

There was something for everyone at Wingello in 2014, with introductory rides held on the Saturday, standard distance endurance rides on Sunday, a burning hot campfire with live music on Saturday night, choice of catering menus, espresso coffee all weekend, trade stalls showcasing specialised endurance equipment through to the new Isuzu Ute, separate superb catering…

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Newcomers to Endurance Workshop

Southern Highlands Endurance Ride Inc and Retford Equine Veterinary Clinic were pleased to present a repeat of this free workshop.  The team again included Karim Kooros (endurance vet), Carol Layton (endurance rider and equine nutritionalist), Rob Howden (endurance rider and barefoot trimmer) and Ava Pellizari (endurance rider).  This year we also welcomed Georgia Curry (junior endurance rider…

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2013 Wingello Forest Endurance Ride

Southern Highlands Endurance Ride Inc were thrilled to have attracted a record 228 entries in events at the 5th annual Wingello Forest Endurance Ride. Following from the Newcomers Workshop held at Wingello in January, the event was dedicated to helping newcomers have a start, and included ride distances of 5km, 10km, 20km, 40km, 60km and 80km. The weather…

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Newcomers to Endurance Workshop

Southern Highlands Endurance Ride Inc and Retford Equine Veterinary Clinic were pleased to present this workshop with very able assistance from Carol Layton (endurance rider and equine nutritionalist), Rob Howden (endurance rider and barefoot trimmer) and Ava Pellizari (endurance rider).  Bec and Darren Hogan hosted the event at New-Moon Stud. We had a great turn-out, and…

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Iris Country Fair

Southern Highlands Endurance Ride Inc was at the Iris Country Fair at Mittagong on 17th November 2012. We spent a lovely day talking about endurance and meeting loads of people.  Here’s a pic of Darren all set at the beginning of the day, waiting for the fair to open …

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