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    11-19-2007, 04:27 PM
  #1
Foal
longest ride?

Whats the longest you've ever ridden in a day?
     
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    11-19-2007, 06:50 PM
  #2
Trained
I used to work at an equestrian centre and most days were full of riding but the longest day would have been about 9 hours for me I was verrry glad I had the next day off :)
     
    11-20-2007, 05:50 AM
  #3
Foal
I rode for about 5 hours once, not as mch as nine hours, but god did I feel it the next day! :)
     
    11-20-2007, 06:20 AM
  #4
Showing
Longest time in the saddle without getting off 4 hours/11miles on hard trails. Most hours with breaks around 6-8 is pretty common.
     
    11-20-2007, 11:19 AM
  #5
Foal
In the sumnmer when I am ridng on the trails with our guests we do a few long trails.

It is not uncommon to do about 5 hours but sometimes 6-7.

I love it though.
     
    11-20-2007, 12:01 PM
  #6
Yearling
8 hours on my horse.
But I used to work at a trail riding stable.
So we would be on the horses from about 10am til midnight.
Talk about a sore butt.
     
    11-21-2007, 02:05 AM
  #7
Showing
About 5hrs.
I did however one day, about 8 hrs but I took some breaks.
& yes I agree w/ you, I DEFINITELY felt it the next day, lol tell me about it!!
     
    11-23-2007, 03:15 AM
  #8
Weanling
The longest ride i've done is 85km(endurance ride). But we only ride about 40 to 45km at once.
The longest time i've stayed in the saddle is about 5-6hrs doing cattle mustering.
     
    11-26-2007, 03:34 PM
  #9
Yearling
The longest I ever rode was about 4 hours. It was a fun ride too. I ride for fun on the trails and such, and that day we went along the side of a road heading down dirt road until we got a park where were rode in the trails. It was beautiful.
     
    11-28-2007, 04:51 PM
  #10
Foal
Gee theres been afew time i've been in the saddle for a long time!
Doen heaps of full day trails, 4-5 hours riding then lunch then ride back.
Mustering all day from day light to dusk with just getting off for lunch also.
Went on a good 4 hour ride recently actaully, that was nice..
     



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