Events Calendar

From Monday 27 August 2018
To Friday 31 August 2018
Contact Sue Todd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 0263797218

The 38th shahzada will be held from monday, 27th August to Friday, 31st August 2018


Planning your next riding year? Now is your chance to set your sights on the best experience with your horse that you will ever have!!!!!  

Shahzada is the ultimate test for horse and rider of 400km over five days up and down the beautiful mountains surrounding the picturesque Macdonald Valley, sometimes three times in the one day.  The 38th Shahzada will be held from Monday, 27th to Friday, 31st August in and around the historic town of St Albans,  NSW.


The Mini Marathon of 120km over three days will be held from Tuesday, 28th to Thursday, 30th August if you don’t want to try Shahzada, on a young and less experienced horse, using the ride as a form of training or just want to come and have some fun with your horse.  Both rides are held in St Albans with horses and riders camped all around town venturing out on each leg up and down the legendary tracks on both sides of the valley with a promise of perfect Shahzada weather, lots of fun with heaps of social events and activities to keep everyone smiling throughout the week.

Take a chance if you completed the Mini Marathon in 2017 and move up to “the ride of your life” this year….”no guts, no glory”!!  For all those seeking to complete The Big Three (State Championships, Shahzada and the Quilty on the same horse in the one year) the opportunity is there but for all those who may not be able to go to Tasmania for the Quilty this year, have a go at the Double of the NSW State Ride in Tooraweenah in July and Shahzada at the end of August and show, as history has proven, that the same horse can do both marathon and 160km rides!!!!! There will be heaps of help from our expert and friendly vetting team not to mention all those around you - everyone wants you and your horse to be successful.  We will have Dress Up Day on the Thursday as well as the famous Dog Races….more on that to come!!

There will be many updates in the coming months to let you know what to expect during Shahzada and the lead up to it but for now, go to the Shahzada website and see what happened in 2017. There will be a 2018 Shahzada 400 Endurance Ride Facebook Events Page and a Shahzada fb group as well as Instagram and perhaps Twitter.   Contact Shahzada secretary, Sue Todd for information on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or phone 0263 797218 and leave a message.  

There is nothing like the bond that you achieve with your horse marathon riding.....if you don’t do anything else in endurance, you have to ride Shahzada!!

Location St Albains

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