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Welcome to the Wessex Group


Many of the photos on this website are courtesy of Ian Wigley,  David Saunders Photography,  AGC Photography, Eric Jones and Rex Photography (who covered many of our rides but sadly are no longer in existence).  However, we welcome members’ own pictures too which you can send in as .jpeg files via facebook. 

Welcome to Endurance GB Wessex Group, one of the largest of EGB's regional groups, comprising the counties of Wiltshire, Dorset & Somerset. 

The aim of the Wessex Group is to provide information and support to members, or would-be members, whatever their aspirations. Contact details for Committee members can be found on the Wessex Committee page or you can get in touch via the Contact Us form

Endurance riding can be loosely defined as 'competitive long-distance riding' and endurance rides have been in existence in Britain since the early '70's. The sport has evolved over the years to a point where success at top level requires an almost scientific attention to detail in terms of feeding and training; however it still provides plenty of scope for the majority of riders whose ambition is simply to enjoy the sport to the best of their horse's ability