Day 5 and the action heats up
As the race enters Day 5, the competition at the front has heated up. Gaucho Derby veteran Daniel Van Eden, Endurance Athlete Holly Masson and Mongol Derby veteran Rendel Rieckmann, have managed to secure the lead so far. Their excellent horsemanship, careful navigation and teamwork across the course has allowed them to pull in front.Read more
And they’re off
Yesterday after a few delays the riders stormed off the line and into the wilderness of Patagonia…Read more
The Gaucho Derby 2024 is set to go…
As I write this, out in the wild mountains of Patagonia the riders are saddling up and nervously eyeing the start line of the 2024 Gaucho Derby.Read more
Wild Riders – a film preview
A Mongolian herder rides out with the Patagonian gauchos in the first of our films about the incredible horse folk of the world.Read more
The Mongol Derby and Gaucho Derby are moving to a new home as the founding races of the Equestrianists.
After being created and run by The Adventurists for over a decade, we’re taking the sport we invented – long distance multi-horse racing – and expanding it across the globe with a World Series.
We’re scouring the globe for those few magical places where horses, humans, and history mix. Only there is it suitable for equestrian racing on this epic scale. Races that test the endurance and skill of the rider, where to take part is an achievement, to finish a victory, and to win almost irrelevant.