Newarkadvocate.com - Full Article
DREW BRACKEN • Sentinel Correspondent • September 1, 2010
Paige Underwood, 13, of Granville, completed 125 miles of the Shore-to-Shore Endurance ride -- a horse race that tests stamina and strength as well as speed -- this summer. It started in Oscoda, Mich., and ended in Empire, Mich.
"The goal is to finish in the least amount of time, but you also have to finish with a horse in good shape," said her mother, Karla Underwood. "So you can't expect to win if your horse is half-dead."
Paige, an eighth-grader, rode with her mentor, Leah Palestrant, of Johnstown, 25 miles per day for five days. Paige rode on her 10-year-old Arabian named Apollo while Palestrant rode alongside her with her 6-year-old Arabian, Jordan...
Read more here: