The BC Endurance Championships took place on September 13 on the Telemark Nordic Trails in Kelowna. Murray Mackenzie put on a great ride and it was so fun to be a part of it all!! All the ride images can all be found in the Endurance Championships 2014 Gallery!!
Lynn Wallden won the 25 mile Open ride and Best Condition on CJ Mohawk Supreme in a time of 3:40 min, 30 minutes ahead of the next rider:
Jennifer Szezepaniak on Maromac Prime Time won the 25 Mile Championship and best condition with a ride time of 3:40 as well:
Top junior for the 25 Mile Open ride was Olivia Wright Junior on Ransom with a time of 4:18 and High Vet Score:
Bianca MacKenzie rode Divine to a win and High Vet Score in the 50 Mile Open ride with a time of 5:26. She rode with junior Grace Logie on Chyna Bey who were top junior in 50 Mile Championships:
The 50 Mile Championships were won by Stephany Dean on Sipping Champagne in a ride time of 5:02. Fred Voglmaier won Best Condition and High Vet Score on My Dance (Memphis) also with a ride time of 5:02 following right behind her.
Terre O’Brennan and Koszaar won the 75 Mile Championship Ride with a time of 10:08:
Brenda Miskimmin rode Paladin and received Best Condition and High Vet Score for the 75 Mile Championship also with a time of 10:08.
The top junior for the 75 mile Championship ride was Lena Grey riding Zorros Blackpearl (Pearl) also with a ride time of 10:08:
There were also 16 participants in a 12 Mile Fun Ride with a huge variety of horses:
Unfortunately Tara MacLeod didn’t finish the ride because of the bad accident, but here is a photo at the start in the dark. I’m sure she will be back to winning soon!!