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    • Rough Magic

    • Riding the World’s Wildest Horse Race
    • By: Lara Prior-Palmer
    • Narrated by: Tamaryn Payne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A feat of endurance across the vast Mongolian plains once traversed by the people of Genghis Khan, competitors ride 25 horses across a distance of 1,000km. Many riders don’t make it to the finish line. In 2013 Lara Prior-Palmer - 19, underprepared but seeking the great unknown - decided to enter the race. Driven by her own restlessness and stubbornness and a lifelong love of horses, she raced for seven days through extreme heat and terrifying storms, catching a few hours of sleep where she could at the homes of nomadic families.

    Regular price: £19.99