Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manitoba horse-rider duo to compete at worlds

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Jessica Manness and horse, Glider, going to World Equestrian Games in Normandy
CBC News Posted: Jul 29, 2014 3:55 PM CT

A Manitoba woman and her horse will take on some of the world's best in endurance riding, a long-distance racing sport, in France next month.

Jessica Manness of Birds Hill and her horse, Glider, will compete in the endurance competition at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, on Aug. 28.

They will join five other horse and rider pairs in the Canadian contingent, competing against 48 other nations.

"I'm really proud to be doing it. It's been a lot of hard work. It's been years of training," said Manness, who is Canada's top-ranked endurance rider and is ranked 13th in the world...

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