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Barry Armitage and Joe Dawson re-enact epic horseback journeys in The Ride. From desolate deserts to severe storms nothing is off limits on these treks through history. In the latest season of The Ride, Barry Armitage and Joe Dawson embark on on an epic 6 day, 590 mile journey on horseback from Cape Town to Grahamstown, South Africa. They'll scale high mountain passes, cross raging rivers, and encounter African wildlife as they attempt their longest and most arduous journey yet. Will Barry and Joe catch the ghost of Sir Harry Smith?

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6 Things You Didn't Know About "The Ride: Chasing the Ghost of Harry Smith"

6 Things You Didn’t Know About the “The Ride: Chasing the Ghost of Harry Smith”

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In 1835, Sir Harry Smith made an epic journey from Cape Town to Grahamstown, South...

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Here’s Why You Should Tune into The Ride Season 2 Marathon

Here’s Why You Should Tune into The Ride Season 2 Marathon

The Mongol Derby is the longest, toughest horse race in the world. The race recreates the vast messenger system (about 1,000 kilometers) that served the empire of Genghis Khan. Twenty-three competitors took on the challenge...