Tuesday, October 16, 2018

27-Year-Old PL Mercury Completes Third 100-Mile Endurance Ride of 2018

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After a 2018 campaign that included three difficult 100-mile rides, along with a couple of 50-mile rides, Merc’s owner and rider Claire Godwin, DVM, said he’s still in good condition.

Posted by Marsha Hayes | Oct 15, 2018

PL Mercury, a 27-year-old Arabian gelding, and owner Claire Godwin, DVM, completed the endurance Triple Crown late last month when they finished 15th in the 100-mile American Endurance Ride Conference Championship ride held at the Biltmore Estate, in Asheville, North Carolina.

“Merc” successfully completed three 100-mile rides this year—the 100-mile Old Dominion Ride, which took place in Virginia in June, the 100-mile Tevis Cup in July, when he became the oldest horse to complete the challenging ride through the California mountains, and the Biltmore Estate ride...

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