Monday, October 12, 2015

Endurance horse rider helped defeat England with her Wales equestrian team while battling breast cancer

Walesonline.com - Full Article

9 OCT 2015
BY KALHAN ROSENBLATT

Nicola Smith, 50, put off her latest round of chemotherapy to help Wales win a national riding competition.

She put off chemotherapy to represent her country - now Nicola Smith is celebrating an extraordinary sporting victory - despite battling breast cancer.

The 50-year-old equestrian is part of a Welsh riding team which scooped top prize at the recent Red Dragon Festival of Endurance.

The event at Builth Wells attracts some of the country’s most skilled riders, but it was the Welsh Endurance Team who came out on top, winning the 2015 Home International...

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