frontpage.jpg (49072 bytes)

Home  

What is The Long Riders' Guild?      

Members of The Long Riders' Guild  

Historical Long Riders

Expeditions

Stories from The Road

A Word From the Founder

Equipment

The Hidalgo Hoax

History of Equestrian Travel  

Equestrian Travel Timeline

Native Breeds

Records

Missing in Action

Lost on the Trail

Horse Travel Books

Wagon Travel

Links  

Archives

Contact The Guild

The Long Riders' Guild

Equestrian Travel Timeline - 1980 to 1985

Year

Name of Rider

Details

Miles

1980 Tom Gaddie Dallas, Texas to Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, and back, using seven horses. 11,217
1980 Christian, Sylvie & Baby Manon Lile Marseille, France to Copenhagen, Denmark, and back. 1,000

1981

Betty Gray & Jane Powell

From Mexico to Canada

2,000

1982

Jean-Claude Cazade and Pascale Franconie

From Serignac-Peboudou, France, to Najran, Saudi Arabia, and back, on “Arab stallions named Meridian and Mzwina.”

13,092

1982

Jean-Francois Ballereau & Constance Rameaux

From Buenos Aires, Argentina to Cali, Columbia, with “four Criollos, Uno, Campeon, Altanero and Lamento.”

3,500

1982

Len & Lisa Brown

Posos Lake, New Mexico to Nevada, Missouri, USA, on “Missouri Fox Trotters named Charlie and Red Wing.”

3,000

1982

Stan Walchuk

Alberta, Canada, to Wrangell, Alaska, USA on “palomino” named “Lucky.

1,200

1982

David Douglas Duncan

Through the Highlands of Iran with Qashqais nomads.

?

1983

Marie Christine Thebaud & Anne LeCointre

Cairo, Egypt to Khartoum, Sudan, on “Arabs named Malesh and Sheik.”

1,860

1984

Otto Schwarz

Has ridden on five continents - Europe, Ireland, Iceland, North America, South America, Japan, New Zealand, and North Africa, on local horses.

30,000

1984

Emile Brager & Marie Roesle

From the Magellan Straits of Patagonia to Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

15,600

1984

Stephane Bigo & Michele Corson

Through six South American Countries: Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina on “two Manga Larga horses.”

7,000

1984

Rosie Swale

Antofagasta to Cape Horn, Chile on Chilean Aculeos named “Hornero and Jolgorio.”

1,500

1984

Kathie Bogue, Martha Olivo & Judy Housel Fort Jackson, South Carolina, to Arlington, Texas, on "two quarter-horses named Cody and Hershey Bar, an Appaloosa, and a donated mare called Lady."

1,100

1984

Elroy Karius, Troy Karius and Lillian Schmidt From Kelowna, British Columbia, through the Rocky Mountains to Melville, Saskatchewan on "Registered Arabians called Dinntai, Gango Shakem and Ishmael Khan."

1,000

1984

Robin & Louella Hanbury-Tenison

From Camargue, France, to Cornwall, England, on “French Camargues named Thibert and Tiki.”

600

1984

Peter Knudsen & Vickie Speir

Port Augusta to Birdsville, Australia, on “a Thoroughbred named Red and a Mustang named Ty.”

600

1984

Evelyne Coquet

From South Africa to Zimbabwe with her family.

?

1984 Gene Glasscock From the Arctic Circle to the Equator, on "two quarter horses named Cactus and Freddie."

12,000

1985

Henry Perry

Across Australia in 157 days using six horses.

14,021

1985

Pam Kline

Through USA on “a buckskin Quarter horse named Mick.”

1,200

Click here to see more amazing journeys.
Early 1879-1900 1901-29 1930-49 1950-69 1970-75 1976-79 1980-85 1986-89 1990-95 1995-2001


Visit The Long Riders' Guild Academic Foundation - "Science, not Superstition."

 

The Long Riders' Guild -

Defending the ancient traditions of nomadic equestrian freedom!