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March 29, 2017 7:43 pm
By Marsha Hayes Back Country Horsemen of Kansas member
CHERRYVALE — On Saturday the equestrian trails at Big Hill Lake, Cherryvale, will be the site of 50- and 25-mile challenges for horses.
Sanctioned by the American Endurance Ride Conference, the ride has drawn over 50 entires from various states including Utah, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Nebraska as well as Kansas.
Ride manager Wendy Justice encourages anyone interested in the sport to visit Ride Camp at the South Big Hill Equestrian Area from Friday through Sunday. Judging for the Best Conditioned Award will be Saturday afternoon and evening as the first finishers return to camp.
“Attending a competition is one of the best ways to learn about the sport,” Justice said. “Everyone is really friendly, and there is so much to learn about horses...”
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