Mongol Derby, Mongolia is the longest horse race in the world, with a 1000 km track through the Mongolian grassland ecology. Mongol Derby is an endurance horse race with a 1000 km long track going through the Mongol grassland ecology.
It is known as the longest horse race in the world. The tournament was first held in 2009 and in 2010 it recorded the Guinness World Record as the longest horse racing in the world.
This track revived the once floating horse communication system developed by Genghis Khan in 1224. During the 2016 race, 21 men and 23 women acted as messengers. representing 13 countries.
The specific track itinerary changes each year and is kept private until before the race prepares begins. Although the route changes, the topography of the track. That always includes mountain passes, wide green valleys, forested hills and mountains, river crossings, especially always past prairie terrain.
The race track fee as of 2020 is 11,375 euros, the service includes allowing a participant to choose which horse to compete with. There’s also a support team, a training ground and support stations along the track.
On the track, every 40 km, players must change horses at support stations. Along the track, there will always be veterinarians checking and monitoring the health of the horses. And there are strict fines if players let them run over or over time.
However, to participate in the race, each player is required to demonstrate their racing skills to ensure that they can withstand the rigors of each terrain during the race. Additionally, the horses selected for the race are semi-wild and may not be tamed easily, thus increasing the difficulty for the runner.
The race lasts for 10 days and each player will have to race for 13-15 hours each day. To complete the race is truly a glorious feat and every year, only half of the players complete this tough horse race.