Friday, July 22, 2022

Crewing for endurance riders requires strategy, feel, planning - but it's rewarding and fun - Full Article

Jordan Georgeson
Jul 21, 2022

To win the Tevis Cup, picking a quality horse is only half the battle. Not only does the rider need a sturdy steed to come out on top in the 100-mile event, a proper crew is needed as well.

Crewing for an endurance rider is much like being a member of a NASCAR pit crew. Crew members have a limited amount of time to get the horse and rider everything they need to get back on the trail.

“There's a lot of strategy to it,” said Kelsey Mayo, who has been crewing at Tevis since 2017...

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