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March 2019
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Ride: LETABA RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Tibani Lodge, Mokopane
Date Start:2019-03-01
Closing Date:2019-02-27

Ride: LORMAR RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: FAIRVIEW FARM
Date Start:2019-03-01
Closing Date:2019-02-28

Ride: LETABA RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Tibani Lodge, Mokopane
Date Start:2019-03-02
Closing Date:2019-02-27

Ride: LORMAR RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: FAIRVIEW FARM
Date Start:2019-03-02
Closing Date:2019-02-28

Ride: SANDVELD RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Hoopstad Landbougronde
Date Start:2019-03-08
Closing Date:2019-03-06

Ride: NUWERUS DARLING RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Nuwerus
Date Start:2019-03-08
Closing Date:2019-03-05

Ride: LOUWNA RIDE FRIDAY
Venue: Louwna
Date Start:2019-03-08
Closing Date:2019-03-06

Ride: SANDVELD RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Hoopstad Landbougronde
Date Start:2019-03-09
Closing Date:2019-03-06

Ride: LOUWNA RIDE SATURDAY
Venue: Louwna
Date Start:2019-03-09
Closing Date:2019-03-06

Ride: NUWERUS DARLING RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Nuwerus
Date Start:2019-03-09
Closing Date:2019-03-05

Ride: BETHLEHEM RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Bethlehem Showgrounds
Date Start:2019-03-15
Closing Date:2019-03-14

Ride: BETHLEHEM RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Bethlehem Showgrounds
Date Start:2019-03-16
Closing Date:2019-03-14

Ride: COLESBERG RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Colesberg
Date Start:2019-03-22
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: SOEBATTERSVLAKTE FRIDAY
Venue: RIVERSDALE
Date Start:2019-03-22
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: JAKKALSKOP RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Jakkalskop
Date Start:2019-03-22
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: JAKKALSKOP RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Jakkalskop
Date Start:2019-03-23
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: COLESBERG RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Colesberg
Date Start:2019-03-23
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: SOEBATTERSVLAKTE SATURDAY
Venue: RIVERSDALE
Date Start:2019-03-23
Closing Date:2019-03-20

Ride: WATERBERG RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Nylstroom Shooting Range
Date Start:2019-03-29
Closing Date:2019-03-26

Ride: UNDERBERG RIDE - FRIDAY
Venue: Underberg Country Club
Date Start:2019-03-29
Closing Date:2019-03-27

Ride: WATERBERG RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Nylstroom Shooting Range
Date Start:2019-03-30
Closing Date:2019-03-26

Ride: UNDERBERG RIDE - SATURDAY
Venue: Underberg Country Club
Date Start:2019-03-30
Closing Date:2019-03-27


MONGOL DERBY 2019

Published: 2019-08-15 14:32:01

CONGRATULATIONS and WELL DONE 

 

Wiesman Nel  from Bethlehem Club who finished 2nd in the Mogol Derby  

and to

Sampie Mokoakoe from Bethlehem Club who finished 17th in the Mogol Derby.

The Mongol Derby is modelled onthe postal route and system developed by Genghis Kahn in the 13th Century.

Riders change their semie-wild horses regularly and stay with local herders or camp under the stars.

Only twenty riders finished the 1000km contest.

The winner  was Bob Long (70 years old) from Wyoming.

The derby has the emphasis on 

THE EXPERIENCE and not THE RACE

Sampie won

SPORTMANSHIP AWARD

as he would always be free to help everyone and after a day's ride still had energy to mingle and "converse" in sign language as he does not understand a word of English and would play sokker with the kids

AND

HERDERS AWARD

for the favourite rider.  The herder said  "Everyone was talking about he unbelievable sprituial connection he had with his horse" and they wanted to know his secret

 

SOUTH AFRICAN RIDERS PAST WINNERS

2011   Winner Craig Egbrink

2015 Byeronie Epstein

2017 Barry Armitage  was joint winner with Australian Ed Fernon in 2017

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