Author: joe@theride.co.za

Rider Bios

Monde Khanyana


Monde Khanyana has been riding horses since he was a young boy, growing up in KwaZulu-Natal where he was born on a farm near Kokstad. He has experience in endurance riding, polocrosse and he is currently involved with horse training related to the traditional tripling racing culture in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. In 2013

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Rider Bios

Chris Maude


In the throws of a mid life crisis Chris Maude was a professional jump jockey for 17 years and rode over 400 winners. Having ridden in eight grand nationals and riding 3 winners over the national fences, Chris is no stranger to victory, nor the odd spill. Chris finished joint 2nd in the 2014 Mongol

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Rider Bios

Stevie Murray


Half Marathon; check. Triathlon; check. Tough Mudder; check. World’s longest mulit-horse race; check. Breaking horses on a remote cattle station in the middle of the Australian Pilbara; check. The goals keep getting bigger and the list is getting shorter. And than Stevie found this race. Stevie started riding twenty years ago and have since competed

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Damyan Serovic


Born in Guatemala, Damyan is an endurance rider with more than 18 years of experience. His passion for nature takes him on travels across Guatemala to undertake multi-day horseback adventures, treking and mountaineering.

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Anthony Ward-Thomas


Anthony Ward-Thomas was an amateur jump jockey for many years and is a veteran of the Mongol Derby. A true life adventurer, having just had a new daughter at age 57, Anthony is currently pedal/rowing across the Atlantic. Assuming he makes it, he’ll be joining us for Race The Wild Coast in October 2016!

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