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Written by Cathy Wentz
October 5 2013
CEDAR CITY — The second annual Quichipa Lake Ride for the Cure brought endurance horseback riders from throughout the West to Iron County to ride 25 or 50 miles Friday and Saturday, with the proceeds from registration fees going to the Sandra L. Maxwell Cancer Center.
Ride Manager Gwen Farmer, who has gone through cancer treatment herself, said she was able to give the center a check for $1,000 last year and hopes to be able to give a similar amount this year. She said 15 riders, both 25- and 50-milers, participated in this year’s ride, with some of them riding both days.
The 50-mile riders began their trek at Farmer’s ranch near Quichipa Lake. They traveled west across Highway 56, and came around the back side of Three Peaks recreational area to stop for lunch at the equestrian staging area there...
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