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Hundreds on horseback vie in local endurance championships
Florida rider wins endurance raceBy KELLY COSNER, News Review Correspondent
This year’s American Endurance Ride Championship at 20 Mule Team, known as the destination ride for our country’s most dedicated riders, was host to hundreds of competitive riders and their mounts from all over the United States and Canada.
The championship started with a 50-mile course on Oct. 31, with a 100-mile race on Nov. 2.
Riders departed from the start line at the Desert Empire Fairgrounds livestock entry gate and headed south for the foothills where they traversed dusty roads, rocky passes and moderate elevation changes.
In addition to the usual roster, this ride also had a Junior Division where riders age 16 and younger were accompanied by adult riders...
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