Do you have goosebumps yet? In October 2016, team riders Sarah and Rose rode in the inaugural Race the Wild Coast from Port Edward to Kei Mouth in South Africa. Throughout the race, they and ten other riders were filmed on their journey... the product of which will be coming soon to your screens! Stay… Continue reading Racing the Wild Coast – Movie Coming Soon!
Thanks to a recommendation from her sponsor, Mad Barn, Sarah was invited to speak at Horse Day during the 51st Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week on the topic of travel and horses. Our drive up was not at all bad, despite what the radio station was telling everyone. The event suffered unusually low turnout for the… Continue reading Horse Day at Grey Bruce Farmers’ Week
Sarah’s mount for the last leg of the race was Asad. Today of all days, he earned his nickname “Asshat”. Sarah was one of the leaders of the race, along with Sam and Monde. Unfortunately Sam and Monde each lost a front shoe off of their horses at one of the checks, leaving Sarah to… Continue reading Day 4 of Race the Wild Coast (The Finish!)
Day 2 of Race the Wild Coast I hadn’t received my daily call/text from Sarah but from following the tracker and the RocketHorse Racing Facebook page, she has successfully completed Day 2. It was a little worrisome for a while as her tracker had stopped but the one on her horse was still going. Coupled… Continue reading Day 2 and Day 3 of Race The Wild Coast
The weather for the first day of the race was overcast and fairly uneventful. Sarah started off riding Gerber, her nice steady eddy, which was a very good strategic move as although Gerber is not the fastest horse, he is very surefooted and reliable, which came in handy when traversing the incredibly rocky terrain. While… Continue reading Day 1 of Race the Wild Coast