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Worthington, 70, on U.S. endurance team - Full Article

By Jennie Rees • • September 17, 2010

HARRODSBURG, Ky. — Seventy-year-old Jan Worthington made the five-woman team that will compete for the United States in endurance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park, team coach Becky Hart said Friday evening at Shaker Village.

Worthington will be the oldest U.S. competitor in any of the eight disciplines at the Games, which run Sept. 25-Oct. 10, and likely will be the oldest for any country. The 100-mile endurance competition is Sept.26.

“Experience, old age and treachery, remember?” Worthington joked.

“I hope I break your record,” said 33-year-old team member Heather Reynolds...

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