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Derby Key Details

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2020

August 2020
02nd
August 2020
14th
£11,375
What do I get?

What's included?

The Horses
25-27 horses depending on the course design, plus 3 for training along with the 150 herders needed to get them where they should be when you need them. And the use of a custom built saddle designed to carry you 1000km.

The Support
A team of vets to care for your horses, a team of medics to care for you, should you need it and a race crew to ensure the race is run fairly and smoothly. Behind all this a massive cast of drivers & interpreters and the piles of technology, medicine and vehicles they need to do their jobs. Nearly 200 people come together to stage the derby for just 40 riders.

Pre-race Training
Three days of medical briefings, veterinary briefings, technical training, and riding practice, both on the steppe and in the classroom.

The Course
A 1000km mapped out course with 25 horse stations to feed you and provide you with shelter. A start line camp for training, a party and launch ceremony. A finish line for the dramatic conclusion and necessary back-slapping.

Tech & Knowledge
Use of a tracking device so your followers back home and the race crew know where you are and an online blog where you can shout about what you are doing. Expertise from Derby HQ and our endurance riding experts in the lead up to the Derby.

Race Schedule

2nd August: Pre-race Training in Ulaanbaatar and travel to the Steppe, the rules of the race, the crew and weigh-in. Bus to the Steppe.

3rd – 4th August: Pre-race training on the Steppe Navigation, survival and meet the Mongolian Horses.

5th August: Start gun fires.

14th August: Final race day and closing ceremonies.

15th August: Return to Ulaanbaatar.

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2019

August 2019
04th
August 2020
17th
FULL
What do I get?

What's included?

The Horses
25-27 horses depending on the course design, plus 3 for training along with the 150 herders needed to get them where they should be when you need them. And the use of a custom built saddle designed to carry you 1000km.

The Support
A team of vets to care for your horses, a team of medics to care for you, should you need it and a race crew to ensure the race is run fairly and smoothly. Behind all this a massive cast of drivers & interpreters and the piles of technology, medicine and vehicles they need to do their jobs. Nearly 200 people come together to stage the derby for just 40 riders.

Pre-race Training
Three days of medical briefings, veterinary briefings, technical training, and riding practice, both on the steppe and in the classroom.

The Course
A 1000km mapped out course with 25 horse stations to feed you and provide you with shelter. A start line camp for training, a party and launch ceremony. A finish line for the dramatic conclusion and necessary back-slapping.

Tech & Knowledge
Use of a tracking device so your followers back home and the race crew know where you are and an online blog where you can shout about what you are doing. Expertise from Derby HQ and our endurance riding experts in the lead up to the Derby.

Race Schedule

4th August: Pre-race Training in Ulaanbaatar and travel to the Steppe, the rules of the race, the crew and weigh-in. Bus to the Steppe.

5th – 6th August: Pre-race training on the Steppe Navigation, survival and meet the Mongolian Horses.

7th August: Start gun fires.

16th August: Final race day and closing ceremonies.

17th August: Return to Ulaanbaatar.

** If you wanted a spot in 2019 you’re sadly too late, but 2020 is now open and yours for the taking **

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