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by Kevin Reece / KHOU 11 News
Posted on July 10, 2013 at 10:25 PM
HUMBLE, Texas -- Devan Horn, 20, is a senior Criminal Justice major at Sam Houston State considering a path that will take her to law school. But the path she’s already traveled, on horseback, is taking her around the world.
Next stop -- Mongolia.
Horn, who trains daily at the Cypress Trails Equestrian Center in Humble just north of Bush Intercontinental Airport, has been competing in equine endurance races since the age of 10. Competitions have taken her throughout the United States and as far away as the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Australia. She’s traveled more than 3,000 miles total on horseback in 55 events.
But the next 650 miles will be the toughest.
"I don't have any idea how my body is going to react when I go past 200 miles,” Horn said. “I have no idea if my body is going to be able to withstand it..."
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