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Posted Jul 13, 2008 @ 12:20 PM
As competitors race, sponsors pony up for cancer research
EAST PEORIA —
For Keith and Kristi Kesick, horse riding is a lifestyle.
'We're horse people, straight up,' Keith Kesick said Saturday.
So when the Wisconsin couple decided to get involved in the search for a cure for cancer, a disease they have watched family members struggle with for years, they managed to incorporate their passion.
They donated a handmade saddle to the cause.
The equestrian accessory is the top prize in the three-day Endure for the Cure horse ride at Farmdale Park. The competition, which included race lengths ranging from 12.5 miles to 100 miles, brought in money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The three-day event will conclude today...