Saturday, August 02, 2014

Auburn Tevis Cup rider, trainer Mark Schuerman is a kayaking cowboy - Full Article

Wednesday Jul 30 2014
By: Matthew Kimel, Journal sports editor

Horses help him feed his whitewater addiction

A self-proclaimed cowboy, Mark Schuerman of Auburn is an expert when it comes to working with steeds for endurance and show.

“I don’t own any horses,” said Schuerman, who will be riding in his sixth Tevis Cup on Aug. 9 and seeking his third buckle. “I just train them.”

He also rides. And he does it well.

Schuerman finished seventh in last year’s Western States Trail Ride. He also completed the 100-mile ride from Robie Park near Squaw Valley to the Endurance Capital of the World in 2012, placing 11th...

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