Saturday, May 22, 2010

Kathy Brunjes - Full Article

Born: March 23, 1953 Residence: Bethel, ME

Kathy Brunjes has ridden more than 8,000 endurance recorded miles. Brunjes started riding ponies at age 4; she showed Arabian horses in Junior to ride classes, including Saddle Seat Equitation, until late teens; her mother has been a ride/competition manager for competitive trail since 1964. Kathy has been trail riding competitively since she was a teenage, completing her first 100 mile ride at the age of 14. Brunjes left competition riding after college to raise a family and came back to the sport in 1991. Since 1991, she has focused on endurance.

In 1997, she competed in her first Endurance Race of Champions and in 2001 Kathy was a member of the USA-East Squad for the Pan Americans (held in Woodstock, VT). In 2002, Brunjes was selected for the FEI World Equestrian Games, Endurance Championship in Jerez, Spain based on her performance at the selection trials in Kansas...

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