Training outside the box is something that AQHA Professional Horsewoman Lynn Palm does with all her horses in training, especially the competition horses. It is an opportunity to strengthen the bond by overcoming new obstacles together and encountering situations not found in an arena setting. However, riders must always be prepared to confront the unexpected when out on the trail.
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Beverly Gray describes her participation in the Sultans? Cup Terengganu Endurance Challenge which hosts over 80 local and international riders. It is a 120k (75 mile) course over much of the same area as the 2008 World Endurance Championship.