The Amateur Riders Club (ARC) in Mumbai recently presented a unique event as part of the ongoing National Equestrian Championships: The Land Rover Ride & Drive. For the first time real horse power met man-made horse power as junior riders raced their horses while a senior drivers accelerated their cars. This unique combination competed as a team in a race to perfection.
Presented by the Amateur Riders Club, in association with Royal Western Indian Turf Club Ltd and Ashwin Gidwani Productions, the Raymonds National Equestrian Championships is being held upto 24th December 2011 and welcomes all equestrian enthusiasts.
Hosted by Raj Shroff of the ARC, present at the event were Vivek Jain of RWITC, Ashwin Gidwani, Adhuna Akhtar (who was a very fine contestant in Rride and Drive) with daughters, Randeep Hooda, Kunal Kapoor, Alisha Chauhan and Riyaad Kundalmal.
Winning the Land Rover Ride & Drive were:
1st – Faud Mirza With Karan Virmani
2nd – Tejas and Kuntal Bhatti
3rd – Gursoba Singh And Davender Singh
4th – Cadet Pradeep Kumar And Risalder Narader Singh.