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Tevis a test of real athletes
Monday Oct 17 2011
Regarding last week’s letter titled “Perhaps horses are getting lazy,” (Reader Input, Oct. 13). Really, you can’t be serious. Of course a horse can walk in the snow. Did it ...
Hackleys team up for Tevis
Thursday Oct 13 2011
For the Hackleys, endurance riding is a family affair. Last week siblings Bryce and Rylee Hackley set out to complete the Tevis Cup 100-Mile Endurance Ride with their mom Peg Hack ...
Reynolds wins third Tevis Cup
Saturday Oct 08 2011
The route was different, but the results were quite familiar for Jeremy Reynolds at the Tevis Cup endurance ride Saturday. The endurance horse trainer from San Jose rode to his thi ...
Tevis competitors go with the flow
Thursday Oct 06 2011
For a couple of heavily involved Foresthill High students, homecoming week means a whirlwind of activity. So when the Tevis Cup endurance ride was pushed back to Saturday from its ...
Stacy renews love for the trail
Tuesday Oct 04 2011
Mickie Stacy’s friends are calling her and her horse Rosie “The Wonder Team.” On Saturday, the 73-year-old Auburn resident and her 16-year-old mare will hit the Western Stat ...
Ride and tie the Cool thing to do
Thursday Sep 29 2011
Dr. Frank Lieberman believes “It has nothing to do with age.” So, the 71-year-old psychologist from Cool set about discovering what compels senior citizens to compete in extrem ...
Get the right fit for the long haul
Tuesday Sep 27 2011
A proper bike fit is paramount to attain an efficient pedal stroke, balance comfort and power while also insuring responsive bike handling. Optimum performance is achieved by placi ...
Fall for a century
Tuesday Sep 13 2011
Fall is century bike riding season, with numerous organized rides taking place from the coast to the Sierra crest. Ideal temperatures and gentle fall sunshine enhance the experienc ...
Ford and the Fury take Haggin
Monday Jul 26 2010
Nearly 600 people gathered at the Gold Country Fairgrounds on Sunday to take part in the awards ceremony for the 55 th Tevis Cup Ride. Following a rousing recitation of the Pledg ...
Crandell cruises to the Cup
Saturday Jul 24 2010
John Crandell was so prepared for the Tevis Cup endurance ride that even his backup horse spent time in the spotlight Saturday night at McCann Stadium. Crandell’s dominant horse ...
The trail is the ultimate rival
Thursday Jul 22 2010
Barbara White subscribes to a simple approach when it comes to successfully negotiating the 100-mile Western States Trail Ride. “Every mile is one you don’t have to do again, ...
Perry: A testament to endurance
Wednesday Jul 21 2010
The dog may be man’s best friend. But look back at thousands of years of history and it is the horse that has been man’s most trusted ally. It was the horse that was used to co ...
World title is old hat for Howards
Wednesday Jul 07 2010
It was almost unfair. Renowned ultrarunner and endurance rider Jim Howard teamed up with his daughter Sara – a cross country standout at Colfax High – to win the World Ride a ...
Grateful for one more ride
Thursday Apr 29 2010
Even as he pedals up the grueling hills on the Olmstead Loop Saturday, you can expect to see at least a faint smile on Doug Martin’s face. The 38-year-old Auburn resident has ...
What a ride for Engsberg
Sunday Aug 02 2009
Tears accompanied Alison Bailey’s hoots and hollers Saturday night shortly after Sarah Engsberg rode across the finish line at the 54th Tevis Cup endurance ride. Engsberg fulfil ...
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