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12th July 2011, 05:45 PM
Random question but how long do you think it would take to ride 10miles?
Would be at a steady pace, mainly walking with the odd trot or canter. Nothing exciting, just a pleasure ride, not competitive or anything like that.
12th July 2011, 05:49 PM
No chickening out now!!! I've got the day off and Mac is on fat busters in preparation for his meeting with the beautiful Abbey. In all seriousness, I dunno how long it'll take - my guess is a couple of hours.
12th July 2011, 05:50 PM
It used to take us about 1hour 30 mins to do a fun ride - but did a lot of fast work - they are usually about 12 miles.
12th July 2011, 06:00 PM
I'm not wimping out!! Just hoping she is going to be fit enough as been limited with working her due to lammi bouts.
So thinking it'll probably take 2hours isn't stupid? I think she can cope with a 2hour steady ride, so long as she loads :lol:
12th July 2011, 06:32 PM
abbi will love it! and so will you. x
12th July 2011, 10:12 PM
Just need to persuade her that to get her on the box :lol:
12th July 2011, 10:23 PM
6km an hour is a good fast walk so 16 km/10miles should be about2.5 hours if youe mainly walking
12th July 2011, 10:51 PM
:lol: for Abbey and her short legs we best allow 3hours then :lol:
12th July 2011, 11:20 PM
I would say around 2 1/2 hours at a steady pace. She will love it x
13th July 2011, 10:28 AM
The 'average' horse trots at 6mph. So 10 miles look at 2 hours if mainly trotting
13th July 2011, 10:59 AM
Clippi the main pace will be walk, probably a slow one with Abbey :lol:
Not sure if I am going to be able to go now :( due to Transport issues :(
13th July 2011, 11:12 AM
When and where is it? I want to take Neo on a fun ride but most round here are full of optional jumps and I wouldn't want to hold everyone back who I go with so want to go on one where I can just walk and trot.
13th July 2011, 11:18 AM
Will PM you
13th July 2011, 11:45 AM
Not sure.. Vinny did 10km (so about 7 miles) in 37 minutes :)
But the same ride can take us the best part of 3 hours if we're not in a rush and take a swim break and a tea break and so on. So it completely depends.
beks the artist
14th July 2011, 04:05 PM
I usually take around 2 hours with Jakes who is the world's slowest walker but we have quite a few trots and canters and he can't half shift when he wants to!!
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