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Iola's Ainsley Suskey will travel to Verona, Italy, in September to compete in the 2017 FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors.
July 24, 2017
By Holly Neumann
Ainsley Suskey is heading to Italy to ride horses.
The Iola-Scandinavia High School junior has qualified for the U.S. Equestrian Endurance Team that will compete in Verona, Italy, this September for the 2017 FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors.
“I have been competing in endurance riding since I was 6 years old,” Suskey said. “Qualifying for this proves to everyone, including myself, that this sport is opening doors and that all of my hard work has paid off.”
Suskey loves the horses she gets to ride.
“My mom (Pam Cotton) started endurance racing when I was 2 years old,” she said. “Ever since I can remember, we were always going to the races.”
As soon as she was old enough, Suskey wanted to race as well.
“I love being out in nature, just me and the horse working as one to complete the race,” she said...
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