Category Archives: Endurance Races

Gaited Endurance in Really High Heat– Dead Dog Creek 2016

Dead Dog Creak 2016 I started Endurance on this course 11 years ago. It is the closest ride to where I live and I want to support he Mowrer family in their selfless commitment to the sport of endurance, so … Continue reading

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Barefoot Derby, 2015

Barefoot Derby 2015 I find the names of endurance ride/races interesting. Dead Dog Creak has lots of creaks but none of them are called Dead Dog Creak. This ride is called Bare Foot Ride and I have no idea why. … Continue reading

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Like A Phoenix Rising, Lincoln Trail 2014

SOMETIMES LIFE DEMANDS that you refocus. My wife Sandy and I love the sport of endurance riding. We train and compete gaited horses, and endurance has been an important part of our empty nest years. We both compete mainly at … Continue reading

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Ozark Trail 2011, 100

Ozark Trail 100 April 2011 Paul Sidio is my friend. We have ridden several 50s together and one previous 100. When I heard that he had the idea of doing a point to point 100 in the extremely remote Ozarks … Continue reading

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Blazing Saddles 2011

Blazing Saddles 2011 One of the challenges of doing endurance in the Midwest part of the U.S. is that there are not many rides in the heat of the summer, or the cold and snow of the winter. The 2010-2011 … Continue reading

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