IF YOU prefer to see Exmoor on horseback don't forget to put the Golden Horseshoe Ride in your diary.
The UK's biggest and most demanding endurance ride, which will take place from May 12 to 14, is set to be better than ever, with some exciting new classes in place.
Following on from the success of Britain's para-riders at the 2012 London Paralympics, this year's ride will host an invitation only para class, with some high profile para-riders set to take part or attend the event to offer their support.
New competitive classes for 2013 include the Exmoor Extra (120km over three days), the Exmoor 40 (40km in one day) and the Exmoor Novice (40km in one day). Advanced riders can choose from the Exmoor Experience (80km over two days), the Exmoor Stag (120km over two days), the Exmoor Eighty (80km in one day) and of course the famous Golden Horseshoe (160km over two days). All these classes are open to para-riders too, making this year's event the most exciting to date.
For more information about this year's Golden Horseshoe Ride, visit www.goldenhorse shoe-ride.co.uk