Thursday, June 22, 2017

Winning Entry for the Dreams Don't Die Tevis Essay Contest - Full Story

Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017 3:06pm

Congratulations to Lorna Christopherson of Salem, Oregon for winning a free entry to the Tevis Cup 100-Miles-One-Day Western States Trail Ride (Tevis)!

Lorna has endurance in her blood with a family history of distance riding even before she officially started the sport. She just turned a frisky 61 and has been down many trails with her mare Alley-Bugs, a former rescue horse. She and Alley-Bugs started their endurance career in 2008 and, after a few initial hurdles, have been going strong ever since. The team just won and received Best Condition at the Klickitat Trek 75 this month. This team is ready to hit the Tevis trail.

An anonymous donor stepped forward earlier this year with an idea to sponsor an entry for someone who had a dream to ride Tevis but the years got away from them. The essay contest was limited to people that had never ridden the Tevis Cup ride before, who would be qualified to enter the Ride as of May 1st and they had to be at least 60 years of age...

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1 comment:

Darlene said...

So cool Lorna! Have a successful Tevis ride.