Sunday, August 12, 2018

Local horsewoman in race to raise funds for Gobi Desert Cup participation

NationValleyNews.com - Full Article & Video

Lorie Duff explains her participation in the Gobi Desert Cup in the YouTube video above.
AUGUST 9, 2018

EASTERN ONTARIO — Horse whisperer Lorie Duff plans to saddle up in the Gobi desert later this month — but the area resident requires some more fundraising help to make her Mongolian dream a reality.

Duff has made a name for herself as a gentle horse trainer whose skills have been showcased at the Calgary Stampede and the RCMP Musical Ride, alongside her trusty steed, Titan. The long-time equine enthusiast says she still needs assistance with airfare for the trip to the desert on the other side of the world, where she’s due to race 480 km in the Gobi Desert Cup, Aug. 22-31.

“My deadline is approaching fast ! I’m the only Canadian representing Canada and simply can’t go without your support, please help,” says the Newfoundland-born 44-year-old, still retaining the twangy accent of her maritime heritage.

“Can you please help and share? My deadline is coming and I really want to get there...”

Read more here:
https://nationvalleynews.com/2018/08/09/local-horsewoman-race-raise-funds-gobi-desert-cup/

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