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Marathon riders cover 100-mile endurance event
By Carlos E. Medina - Correspondent
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11:38 a.m.
One of the competitions at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, is a 100-mile horse marathon known as endurance.
The Friday, Aug. 29, event features a contingent of Americans that all call either West Marion or East Levy county home for at least part of the year.
Some team members, including Jeremy and Heather Reynolds and Kelsey Russell, are full-time residents.
“The area has many races for us to qualify with. It has great weather, which allows us to train more than anywhere else in the country,” said Jeremy Reynolds, who along with his wife, Heather, live in Dunnellon...
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