Jeju Hosts Horse-Riding Marathon | Be Korea-savvy

Jeju Hosts Horse-Riding Marathon


horse 2

JEJU, South Korea, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Jeju hosted the 2017 Jeju Horse Endurance Festival on Sunday, organized by the Korea Halla-Horse Association. 

Some 500 equestrians from Korea and overseas participated in the contest, with athletes competing in three events – 10-kilometer, 20-kilometer, and 30-kilometer races – in individual and team categories. 

Endurance riding is one of eight international competitions recognized by the International Federation for Equestrian Sports that measures both the speed and endurance of horses.

horse

PYH2017031219180005601_P2

Image Credit: Yonhap / photonews@koreabizwire.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>