Thursday, July 16, 2015

Legendary endurance star rescues marathon runners from mountain - Full Article

Pippa Cuckson
16 July, 2015

A horse who is a legend in US endurance, is in the news again after rescuing two distressed runners during the Santa Barbara 100-mile marathon earlier this month.

Remington, a 27-year-old 13.3hh Icelandic and his owner John Parke have annually patrolled the last 30 miles of the Santa Barbara 100-mile marathon through remote and rocky parts of the Santa Ynez mountains, looking for lost athletes, without major incident.

Yet this year Remington had to rescue two casualties during the long night of Saturday 11 July.

John found the first at the 75-mile mark...


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