The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race Endurance Ride
, sometimes referred to as the Santa Fe Ride, is an annual event. It is a 515 mile equine endurance ride conducted over a fourteen day period and in close proximity to the historic Santa Fe Trail
. The 2007 Ride was won by Scott Griffin of Seattle, Washington
, with a combined time of 61 and 3/4 hours for the fourteen days. The 2007 Pioneer Ride was won by Karen Fredrickson of Kneeland, California
. She completed the 515 miles on one horse, named "Murphy" in a little over 86 hours.
The 2008 Ride will take place August 31-September 13, 2008. The ride will begin in Wagon Mound, New Mexico
and end in Council Grove, Kansas
. Both the start and the end are very historic sites on the Santa Fe Trail.