Friday, August 17, 2018

Local mom to ride horseback through Mongolian desert for CHEO

OttawaMatters.com - Full Article & Video

Duff is dedicating her Gobi Desert Cup ride to CHEO, and is collecting pledges for each kilometre.

August 16 2018
by: Jason White

A mother whose daughter is receiving treatment at CHEO for a serious skin disease is showing her gratitude to the children's hospital by raising funds for its urgent care unit with an epic horse ride.

Lorie Duff works with horses professionally, and was invited to ride the Gobi Desert Cup -- a six-day, 480-kilometre horseback endurance ride through a desert in Mongolia.

"I've never done anything like this; I'm not an endurance racer at all," said Duff. "So it was a little bit of a thing where I had to sit back and think about it..."

Read more here:
https://www.ottawamatters.com/local-news/local-mom-to-ride-horseback-through-mongolian-desert-for-cheo-1017255

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