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Aug 06, 2018 3:38 AM PDT
By Jonathon Ambarian - MTN News
HELENA - A Northwest Montana woman who has spent more than a decade riding around the U.S. on horseback shared stories from her travels in Helena.
Bernice Ende gave a presentation Saturday at the Lewis and Clark Library. She is the author of the book “Lady Long Rider,” about her experiences on her long journeys.
In 2005, Ende first decided to ride from her home near Trego to Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“When I first started, I rode into a nightmare,” she said. “It was awful. I was so totally unprepared for what I encountered. I think it was simply my ego and my inability to turn around and say I was defeated by something that keeps me going.”
Despite the difficulties, she says she fell in love with the experience. Since then, she and her horses have covered more than 30,000 miles...